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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). »

We have released research «State and Current Needs of Belarusian Think Tanks» in English

22/04/2022 - 01:20

The research «The State and Actual Needs of Belarusian Research Centers (Think Tanks)» was prepared by experts from SYMPA/BIPART and Belarussian Association of Research Centers. »

English for Public Administration and NGOs. Facilitated Online Course

07/04/2022 - 12:04

Course Description: «English for Public Administration and NGOs» is a 10-week online course with regularly scheduled online sessions with a course facilitator - a professional English language instructor. The course is designed for non-native English speakers: former civil servants, political activists in Belarus and abroad, young and middle-career professionals, active citizens from grassroots communities, who are interested in improving language skills and knowledge of how to express yourself on a wide range of subjects in a well-structured way. »

State and Current Needs of Belarusian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Situation of Political Crisis. Monitoring: July – December 2021 release

22/03/2022 - 10:47

This monitoring is the first of a series of regular supplements to the study "State and Current Needs of Belarusian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Situation of Political Crisis", which described the state and needs of Belarusian CSOs in 2020 and the first half of 2021. The purpose of this supplement is to describe the changes that happened to Belarus’s organized civil society in the second half of 2021. »