Sympa The School of Young Managers in Public Administration

Project Writing. Free Online Course in English for Belarusian active citizens

12/10/2022 - 14:05

SYMPA/BIPART offers a unique 8-week online course “Project Writing” with regularly scheduled online sessions with a course facilitator - an English teaching professional. The course aims at improving skills for writing projects in English.  The main goals of the course are: -  to cover such topics as Project Cycle, Comprehensive Needs Assessment, Aims and Objectives of Projects Proposals and others;  »

We have released policy paper «From State Administration to Public Administration: How Can Public Administration Assessment Be Conducted in Belarus?»

01/09/2022 - 17:19

Paper «From State Administration to Public Administration: How Can Public Administration Assessment Be Conducted in Belarus?» discusses various aspects and problems related to the reform of the Belarusian public administration system. »

The deputy of the Bundestag became the political godmother for Tatiana Kouzina

16/08/2022 - 15:33

As part of Libereco’s solidarity campaign #WeStandBYyou Paula Piechotta (German Bundestag) and other European deputies have taken on a godparenthood for political prisoners in Belarus. Piechotta supported SYMPA/BIPART expert Tatiana Kouzina. »

One Year in Detention. Researcher Tatiana Kouzina

28/06/2022 - 10:49

Today, 28 June 2022, marks one year since Tatiana Kouzina, a political scientist, researcher and one of the founders of the SYMPA project (School of Young Managers in Public Administration) was detained at Minsk National Airport on her way for a short-term visit to Georgia. She was charged under two articles of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus: "Conspiracy to seize power by unconstitutional means" (part 1 of article 357) and "Appeals to actions aiming at damaging the national security of the Republic of Belarus" (part 3 of article 361). »

SYMPA/BIPART expert Tatiana Kouzina remains in custody after two months. Pre-trial detention extended

30/08/2021 - 12:54

28 August 2021 marked the end of a two-month pretrial detention period for Tatiana Kouzina, a public policy researcher and expert at SYMPA/BIPART. After the initial two months of arrest, Tatiana Kouzina's pre-trial detention should have been either extended or changed to a milder form of restraint. Since our colleague was not released on that day, we assume that her pre-trial detention period has been extended to an indefinite period of time. »