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Training “Local Elections: Building Capacity...

Training “Local Elections: Building Capacity”
We would hereby like to invite you to apply for the upcoming IFLRY Training “Local Elections: Building Capacity for Young Candidates and Campaigners”. The event will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, from November 3-5, 2017. The IFLRY Belarus and Ukraine Programme is organizing a series of events to support youth activists in the upcoming local election campaign in Belarus. In November there will be two events hosted in Vilnius. The first...

Seminar „Youth Councils for Ukraine”

Seminar „Youth Councils for Ukraine”
We would hereby like to invite you to apply for the upcoming European Youth of Ukraine & IFLRY Belarus and Ukraine Programme event: “Youth Councils for Ukraine – Discovering Youth Participation in a Simulation Exercise”. The Seminar will take place in Dnipro from 28th October to 1st November 2017 . We would like to extend our gratitude to the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe as the main sponsor for this training. With...

Summer School “Economic Reform, Entrepreneur...

Summer School “Economic Reform, Entrepreneurship, Self-Determination – Ukraine and Belarus at the Crossroads”
We would hereby like to invite you to apply for the upcoming IFLRY Summer School: “Economic Reform, Entrepreneurship, Self-Determination – Ukraine and Belarus at the Crossroads”. The Summer School will take place in Kyiv Region from 23-27 August 2017. The Summer School is a follow-up to our yearly training on the basics of “Political Ideology and Theory” to further improve the knowledge of political youth activists on liberal...

Training on Political Theory and Ideology 2017

Training on Political Theory and Ideology 2017
Hereby we would like to invite you to our upcoming yearly training event “Training on Political Ideology and Theory for Youth Activists”, which will take place from 14-17 April in Kyiv, Ukraine. Knowledge about political ideologies and theory is a mostly invisible but important factor in political day-to-day work. This knowledge and the adoption of basic principals in the form of a political program belong to the foundation of modern...

Training on Political Theory and Ideology 2016

Training on Political Theory and Ideology 2016
Hereby we would like to invite you to our upcoming yearly training event “Training on Political Ideology and Theory for Youth Activists”, which will take place from 30 September – 3 October 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Knowledge about political ideologies and theory is a mostly invisible but important factor in political day-to-day work. This knowledge and the adoption of basic principals in the form of a political program belong to the...

Seminar “Youth in the Heart of Decision Maki...

Seminar “Youth in the Heart of Decision Making” in Mriya, 7-10 July 2016
From July 7-10 IFLRY and its Belarus and Ukraine Programme will host a training with the topic “Youth in the Heart of Decision Making” in Mriya (Kyiv Region), Ukraine. This activity will gather participants to discuss how young people can be involved in local and international decisionmaking. It will help participants build their capacities and skill-set in order to actively engage in decisionmaking processes. This aims to tackle feelings of...

Seminar “Belarus and the European Union”

Seminar “Belarus and the European Union”
From June 3-5 the IFLRY Belarus and Ukraine Programme will host a seminar with the topic “Belarus and the European Union: Relationship at a Crossroads” in Vilnius, Lithuania. On October 30, 2015, it was announced that EU will suspend most of its sanctions against Belarus, following the freeing of the country’s political prisoners in August. This step was considered a rapprochement after a long period of frozen relations following the...
recent from News from Belarus Russian activists arrested
During the yearly solidarity action of gagging statues for a free Belarus March 18, three Russian activists trying to show their support for Belarus, were arrested and held over night. They were supposedly released but are facing criminal charges for vandalism and disturbing of peace. It is very unfortunate...
recent from Action for Belarus European youth for freedom and democracy in Belarus
On 18 March 2013, on the occasion of the 7th unfortunate anniversary of Lukashenka’s condemned election victory, we, representatives of European youth, denounce the persisting human rights violation in Belarus. The last presidential elections on 19th of December 2010 ended in mass detentions of protesters,...
recent from Belarus in International Policy The Black Boxes: Teliasonera and the Belarusian Dictatorship
In March our colleague, the Swedish human rights activist Isabel Sommerfeld traveled to Belarus followed by a television team of the Swedish channel SVT to investigate the involvement of the nordic telecommunications giant Teliasonera with the Belarusian Regime. The result of this investigation is a 60...
recent from IFLRY Belarus Program Training “Local Elections: Building Capacity”
We would hereby like to invite you to apply for the upcoming IFLRY Training “Local Elections: Building Capacity for Young Candidates and Campaigners”. The event will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, from November 3-5, 2017. The IFLRY Belarus and Ukraine Programme is organizing a series of events to...