2018 - 2019
IMPORTANCE OF THE PROJECT
The overall objective of the project is to improve understanding of the role of civil society, as well as empower the NGO network to contribute to social and health security applying the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
Training seminar and open conference, as well as 7 practical workshops were conducted within the project. These activities are expected to improve the knowledge and skills of the target group (16 experts in the social sphere), strengthen the partners' capacity for cooperation and social rights’ advocacy in state institutions and municipalities. The dissemination of information within the Baltic Sea region about the role and opportunities of NGOs in advocacy in decision-making processes is ensured through brochures consisting of summarized NGO experts' conclusions.
Information about the project: http://www.eapn.lv/baltic_project_2/
2015 - 2018
Increasing Local Capacities for Provision of Social and Recreational Services for People with Disabilities
Social services in Volozhin district will become more accessible to people with disabilities, while comfortable facilities for their recreation will appear in Nalibokskaya puscha, a dense forest located in the region, including an environmental and educational trail easily accessible to all potential visitors. And in the town of Volozhin, the first Belarusian hostel for people with disabilities will open.
2015 - 2018
PubLiCity: Energy Efficient Modernization of Public Lighting in the City of Polotsk
The project aims to modernize Polotsk’s municipal lighting system by raising its energy efficiency and to encourage other Belarusian cities to achieve similar improvements. In the course of the project, more than 1000 modern lamps will be installed in Polotsk’s central streets. This should allow to decrease by more than 750 tons the amount of CO2 emissions Polotsk spews annually. And Polotsk’s Lighting Development Strategy will ensure further modernization until 2030.