Dzmitry Markusheuski, Academic Director of the School of Young Managers in Public Administration (SYMPA).
Graduated from the Belarusian State University on Informatics and Radioelectornics (Faculty of Information Technologies and Management, 2000). Completed PhD studies at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Dpt. of philosophical aspects of interethnic and international relations, 2003).
Completed courses and trainings: Regional Advanced Programme of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Lund University); "Population and Development" (UNFPA & Higher School of Economics, Russia); democratic governance (UNDP); public administration (SIPU International); organization development (Forum Syd); policy consulting (NISPAcee / UNDP RBEC); the Instructors Course for Election Observers (OSCE AMG Belarus); security in the field (UN Department of Safety and Security); ethics and gender trainings (UNDP, BOM/OHR/Learning Resources Centre).
Contributor to Transitions Online, an Internet magazine, covering political, social, cultural, and economic issues in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia (2003-2005); consultant and manager in the democratic governance projects of the UN Office in Belarus (2003-2012), participant of the Helsinki movement (since 1997); expert of the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee).
Research interests: civil society, social policies, human rights, democratic governance, e-governance, public administration reform.
Author of the researches: "Towards e-government in Belarus: Implementation of electronic interaction in the state bodies", "Family Policy in Belarus"; co-author of "Advocacy in Belarus: Experience of Civil Society Organizations", "Blockchain technology for e-governance" and "The analysis of the social sevices sector in Belarus"; contributor into "Advancing Equal Rights for Women and Girls. The Status of CEDAW Legislative Compliance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia"; team leader for "The situation of people with disabilities in Belarus".
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