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“If a person cannot leave the apartment, he or she does not need an accessible Opera House”

In Stoubcy, they talked about universal design and conducted pilot monitoring of two urban sites accessibility.
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Local agenda in Valożyn: mission accomplished
Local agenda in Valożyn: mission accomplished
"Specificity is different, but the priority is general." In Valożyn, a local strategy for the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was signed.  05.03.2019 | 12:00
How Ščučyn was proceeding towards the solution of problems of people with disabilities
How Ščučyn was proceeding towards the solution of problems of people with disabilities
The campaign "Agenda 50" was summed up in Ščučyn, and a local action plan for the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was signed there.  15.01.2019 | 12:00
A program to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities was designed in Stolin
A program to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities was designed in Stolin
The regional center has become the second city in Belarus where the local plan for the implementation of the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was signed.  10.01.2019 | 12:00
“Agenda 50” in Belarus: from strategies to implementation
“Agenda 50” in Belarus: from strategies to implementation
Representatives of the campaign “Agenda 50” from five pilot cities discussed achievements in creating local agendas for implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  30.12.2018 | 08:00
In Stoubcy, a local action plan for the implementation of the Convention was signed
In Stoubcy, a local action plan for the implementation of the Convention was signed
It is noteworthy that out of the five pilot cities, Stoubcy was the last to join the campaign “Agenda 50”, but the first one to complete the preparation of the local agenda.  29.12.2018 | 17:40
The monitoring of accessibility was presented in Stolin
The monitoring of accessibility was presented in Stolin
On May 28, the city hosted a presentation of the results of the project "Equal to Equal" which was dedicated to monitoring the barrier-free environment in the city.  15.06.2018 | 07:00
“They think if the legs don’t function, neither functions the head.”
“They think if the legs don’t function, neither functions the head.”
In Babruysk, wheelchair users are fighting discrimination.  14.06.2018 | 07:00
The Convention is a fight against fears, barriers and stigmata
The Convention is a fight against fears, barriers and stigmata
Experts in Valožyn have determined that the quality of people’s life depends on their awareness.  03.04.2018 | 19:30
The Convention should become a "living tool”, rather than remaining just an ordinary document
The Convention should become a "living tool”, rather than remaining just an ordinary document
On March 3, members of the campaign "Agenda 50" from different Belarusian cities met in Minsk. The campaign is aimed at the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  12.03.2018 | 07:00
The main thing is one’s personal motivation for full active life (PHOTOS)
The main thing is one’s personal motivation for full active life (PHOTOS)
There are being implemented three projects under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities campaign in the city of Babruysk.  05.03.2018 | 14:10
Barrier-free environment – it is not a ramp, but a means of independence (PHOTOS)
Barrier-free environment – it is not a ramp, but a means of independence (PHOTOS)
In Stolin, social organizations and local authorities are implementing a project aimed at independent living of persons with disabilities, and creating local agenda for the district.  21.12.2017 | 14:00
Zmicier Surski - We should pay tribute to the Belarusan poster
Zmicier Surski - We should pay tribute to the Belarusan poster
In 1991, poster artists from the Soviet Union sent 120 posters to the triennale in Japanese Tayama.  04.07.2017 | 09:02
Oksana Gaiko - Our audio guide of Brest is a monument to Holocaust victims
Oksana Gaiko - Our audio guide of Brest is a monument to Holocaust victims
The center of Brest can now be studied with the help of an audio guide called Brest Stories Guide - however, meanwhile, only one of the city pages - anti-Semitism and the Holocaust.  01.07.2017 | 08:03
To preserve heritage and to become valuable for each other
To preserve heritage and to become valuable for each other
On June, 16th, in the Minsk-based creative space CECH, the results of the work of the international program "CHOICE - Cultural Heritage - Opportunity for Civic Engagement" were presented.  30.06.2017 | 07:02
Heritage is a verb. The results of the CHOICE project were summarized in Minsk (Photos and video)
Heritage is a verb. The results of the CHOICE project were summarized in Minsk (Photos and video)
Does Belarus need a “Public Ministry of Culture” and “Ašmiany Charter” to deal with the historical and cultural sites?  10.05.2017 | 23:00
"Non-Parasites March": Detentions across the country, beatings of anarchists in Minsk (PHOTO)
"Non-Parasites March": Detentions across the country, beatings of anarchists in Minsk (PHOTO)
The presence of several European high-ranking visitors in Minsk did not prevent the authorities from detaining and beating protesters in Hrodna, Mahileu and in the capital.  16.03.2017 | 07:30
Irina Zhykhar: People need to overcome the cancer diagnosis
Irina Zhykhar: People need to overcome the cancer diagnosis
Next year the support center “In the Name of Life” together with Lithuania is planning to implement an international project bringing the communication between doctor and patient to a new level.  21.12.2016 | 09:09
Only one fifth of tourist attractions in Minsk are fully accessible for persons with disabilities
Only one fifth of tourist attractions in Minsk are fully accessible for persons with disabilities
Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities presented the results of the study on the availability of tourism in Minsk.  16.12.2016 | 08:17
Piotr Pamiarantsau:"Сonspiracy all around"- the main rhetorical device of Russian propaganda (photo)
Piotr Pamiarantsau:"Сonspiracy all around"- the main rhetorical device of Russian propaganda (photo)
British journalist came to Minsk to talk about how states use media for propaganda and to run a workshop on information verification.  01.11.2016 | 07:24
Ihar Kuzniatsou: “If we had a chance to get the villains from their graves, we would do that”
Ihar Kuzniatsou: “If we had a chance to get the villains from their graves, we would do that”
Recently the memory of the victims of Stalinist repressions was honored in Kurapaty. The only input of the state was militia in civilian clothes and road police that stopped everyone who came by car.  02.11.2015 | 11:25
Tahrir, Maidan, Taksim: what is a “domino effect” phenomenon and what should civil society change?
Tahrir, Maidan, Taksim: what is a “domino effect” phenomenon and what should civil society change?
A scientific discussion about the change of paradigm of civil society in its development took place within the frames of the 5th Congress of Belarusan Studies in Kaunas.  09.10.2015 | 09:00
The Congress of Belarusian Studies is taking place in Kaunas
The Congress of Belarusian Studies is taking place in Kaunas
The first part of the day was dedicated to the Belarus-Germany relations and the World War II problems.  04.10.2015 | 09:22
How Belarusans consolidated
How Belarusans consolidated
The presentation of results of “The potential of solidarity of the Belarusian society” took place in Minsk on September 29.  01.10.2015 | 08:48
Traditional Agricultural Fest took place in Minsk (photos)
Traditional Agricultural Fest took place in Minsk (photos)
This weekend “U” Gallery hosted visit to the vegetable garden, exhibitions, lections, discussions, farmer market, and many other interesting and useful events.  31.08.2015 | 08:21
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