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Barys Zhaliba vs. Aleh Volchak: Why do corrupters get back to responsible posts?
Barys Zhaliba vs. Aleh Volchak: Why do corrupters get back to responsible posts?
The economist Barys Zhaliba and lawyer Aleh Volchak talk about the new practice of returning ex-officials convicted of corruption back from prison to new responsible positions.  05.02.2016 | 13:24
Zhanna Litvina and Ales Bialiatski discussed human rights situation in Belarus with EU officials
Zhanna Litvina and Ales Bialiatski discussed human rights situation in Belarus with EU officials
Ales Bialiatski, Chair of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" and Zhanna Litvina, ex-chair of the Belarusian Association of Journalists have arrived on a working visit to Brussels on February 2.  05.02.2016 | 08:00
Volha Smalianka: Human rights fighters are displeased with observer status in West-Belarus dialog
Volha Smalianka: Human rights fighters are displeased with observer status in West-Belarus dialog
International community should know about the consolidated stance of Belarusan human rights defenders, emphasizes Volha Smalianka, the head of the Centre for Legal Transformation “Lawtrend”.  04.02.2016 | 09:07
Study conducted in Belarus shows high level of tolerance to people with disabilities among youth
Study conducted in Belarus shows high level of tolerance to people with disabilities among youth
Young people have difficulties in communication with persons with disabilities people because they lack experience and communication skills, mark the researchers.  03.02.2016 | 09:54
Viachaslau Pilipuk: It is the authorities who are driving entrepreneurs to protests
Viachaslau Pilipuk: It is the authorities who are driving entrepreneurs to protests
The Republican Public Association Perspective is preparing a demonstration at Bangalore Square in Minsk till “all legal forms of protest are exhausted”.  03.02.2016 | 08:23
Report on the monitoring of Belarus roadmap for higher education reform implementation
Report on the monitoring of Belarus roadmap for higher education reform implementation
The report is prepared by the Ad Hoc Commission of Belarusian National Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Platform.  02.02.2016 | 12:11
Ulad Vialichka: The Civil Society Forum doesn’t need radical changes now
Ulad Vialichka: The Civil Society Forum doesn’t need radical changes now
The transformations of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum have already been introduced. Now what the Forum needs is concrete definition of the directions that have already been launched.  02.02.2016 | 08:17
The new draft law might threaten the already marginalized LGBT community in Belarus
The new draft law might threaten the already marginalized LGBT community in Belarus
Belarus is toying with a Russian-style “anti-propaganda” bill, potentially limiting the free expression of LGBT people, writes Slava Bortnik.  01.02.2016 | 10:45
Office for the Rights of the Disabled starts a new stage of “Deinstitutionalization” campaign
Office for the Rights of the Disabled starts a new stage of “Deinstitutionalization” campaign
The Office and Lithuanian NGO “Perspectives of psychic health” launched a joint project “Deinstitutionalization as a possibility to promote human rights of persons with disabilities in Belarus”.  31.01.2016 | 08:02
Belarus is at the 107th place in Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
Belarus is at the 107th place in Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
All in all, the ranking includes 168 countries. Belarus comes up to the 107th place, together with Argentina and Cote d’Ivoire.  30.01.2016 | 08:05
Belarus is the 1st country in Europe to print UN Convention on the Rights of the Disabled in Braille
Belarus is the 1st country in Europe to print UN Convention on the Rights of the Disabled in Braille
The info center that printed the Convention in Braille can help anyone with visual impairments to change information to a convenient format: Braille, audio file or a file with tactile graphics.  29.01.2016 | 11:54
OSCE condemns attack on journalist by police and calls on the authorities to ensure his safety
OSCE condemns attack on journalist by police and calls on the authorities to ensure his safety
In the statement on January 27 the OSCE's representative on freedom of the media, Dunja Mijatović, condemned an attack against a journalist that was carried out earlier this week by police in Belarus.  28.01.2016 | 13:07
Refugees in Belarus: Global security concerns define the refugee agenda in Belarus in 2016
Refugees in Belarus: Global security concerns define the refugee agenda in Belarus in 2016
Recent amendments to the law show that the state controls the possible increases of migration streams; however, being on the EU’s periphery, Belarus shouldn’t fear mass arrivals of asylum-seekers.  28.01.2016 | 12:11
Valiantsin Stefanovich on graffiti trial: No changes in the system happened; January is disturbing
Valiantsin Stefanovich on graffiti trial: No changes in the system happened; January is disturbing
"Let's hope that there’ll be no imprisonments, yet the process once again claims that the graffiti trial is politically motivated," - the Deputy Chair of the Human Rights Center "Viasna" said.  28.01.2016 | 08:46
Journalist beaten at the hearing of the graffiti case
Journalist beaten at the hearing of the graffiti case
Pavel Dabravolski, a reporter for the tut.by portal, was detained and beaten in court of the Frunzienski district.  27.01.2016 | 09:32
Uladzimir Dunaeu: We are the witnesses of how academic freedoms are violated
Uladzimir Dunaeu: We are the witnesses of how academic freedoms are violated
Today, on January 27, the Public Bologna Committee presents its report on the monitoring in education from the moment of Belarus’ conventional admission to the Bologna process till the end of 2015.  27.01.2016 | 08:31
Patriotic graffiti case trial takes place in Minsk
Patriotic graffiti case trial takes place in Minsk
Vadzim Zharomski, Viachaslau Kasinerau, and Maksim Piakarski are answering charges over Belarusian-language graffiti.  26.01.2016 | 08:07
Pavel Tserashkovich: Belarusan authorities don’t want to increase the universities’ autonomy
Pavel Tserashkovich: Belarusan authorities don’t want to increase the universities’ autonomy
The authorities’ wish to control the appointment of the heads of universities hampers the fulfillment of the roadmap of Bologna process.  25.01.2016 | 16:56
Opinion: The state lacks a comprehensive anticrisis program and a roadmap for socio-economic reforms
Opinion: The state lacks a comprehensive anticrisis program and a roadmap for socio-economic reforms
Currently, the authorities seek to lower tension in society over reduced state’s social guarantees, while preserving the state monopoly in the economy.  24.01.2016 | 10:23
Brest entrepreneurs give an ultimatum: coming back only after Decrees No.222 and 48 are abolished
Brest entrepreneurs give an ultimatum: coming back only after Decrees No.222 and 48 are abolished
On January 20 entrepreneurs met with Mihail Siarkou, deputy head of the Brest Regional Executive Committee.  22.01.2016 | 11:00
Andrei Bastunets: Belarus’ authorities always trend towards stifling freedom of speech through law
Andrei Bastunets: Belarus’ authorities always trend towards stifling freedom of speech through law
In the interview with the Index on Censorship the chair of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, talks about the state of press freedom in our country and why is has never been easy for Belarus.  21.01.2016 | 10:37
Belarusian Education Minster: 20-30% of the secondary school curriculum should be revised
Belarusian Education Minster: 20-30% of the secondary school curriculum should be revised
According to Mihail Zhuraukou, today’s school curriculum is too complicated.  21.01.2016 | 08:56
Youth civil society organizations still remain invisible
Youth civil society organizations still remain invisible
In this situation, the capacity for cooperation between youth organizations is quite high.  21.01.2016 | 08:24
Another journalist was fined in Homel
Another journalist was fined in Homel
The Kalinkavichy district court L found freelancer journalist Kastus Zhukouski guilty and fined him for 7 mln 350 thousand BR (around €330).  20.01.2016 | 11:38
Perspective was refused the premises for the next Forum of Entrepreneurs on January 25
Perspective was refused the premises for the next Forum of Entrepreneurs on January 25
The venue rental contract to hold the event at the premises of the Ministry of Economy was paid as early as on January 16.  20.01.2016 | 10:14
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On September 11, the inaugural „Vilnius Consultations“ conference was organized by Vilnius Institute for Policy Analysis and Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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