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Ulad Vialichka: Other actors defined foreign political guidelines in 2015 instead of Belarus
Ulad Vialichka: Other actors defined foreign political guidelines in 2015 instead of Belarus
Neither ineffective European policy nor Russia’s aggressive behavior is an attractive guideline for a small country aiming at stability and security.  05.01.2016 | 08:19
Pact publishes Belarus civil society highlights in 2015
Pact publishes Belarus civil society highlights in 2015
In anticipation of the New Year, Pact releases an overview of some of the most notable Belarus’ civil society developments in 2015.  31.12.2015 | 15:50
The year 2016 has been declared the Year of Culture in Belarus
The year 2016 has been declared the Year of Culture in Belarus
President Aliaksandr Lukashenka signed the decree No. 522 “On declaring the year 2016 the Year of Culture” on 28 December.  30.12.2015 | 08:37
Uladzimir Matskevich: Alexievich’s voice is an alternative to all what is official
Uladzimir Matskevich: Alexievich’s voice is an alternative to all what is official
Belarusization of consciousness comes together with de-Sovietization – Belarusan substitutes Soviet.  29.12.2015 | 08:05
Minsk activist sets his arms on fire (photos)
Minsk activist sets his arms on fire (photos)
In such an unusual way the young man tried to attract attention to the problems of the deaf.  28.12.2015 | 11:32
Andrew Žvirblis: The state doesn’t need people, who solve their problems on their own
Andrew Žvirblis: The state doesn’t need people, who solve their problems on their own
The deputy director general of the Russian department of Transparency International talks about civic initiatives in Belarus and Russia.  28.12.2015 | 08:33
Miraslau Kobasa: Citizens’ initiatives is a way to self-government
Miraslau Kobasa: Citizens’ initiatives is a way to self-government
Lately the second Tandem project, aimed at cooperation of local authorities and citizens, has finished.  25.12.2015 | 08:20
Gintautas Mažeikis: Political sphere and arena ratio in light of information wars and propaganda
Gintautas Mažeikis: Political sphere and arena ratio in light of information wars and propaganda
Modern political strategists got caught in their own trap. Society’s inertia makes them depend on the performative nature of political life and participate in the “race of information armory”.  24.12.2015 | 09:35
The trial of participants of “Students march”: a student fined 4.5 million Belarusan rubles
The trial of participants of “Students march”: a student fined 4.5 million Belarusan rubles
Maskousky District Court punished the social activist Pavel Siarhei for participating in a peaceful protest against the introduction of student fees for exam and test retakes.  24.12.2015 | 08:12
Belarusan society’s solidarity potential
Belarusan society’s solidarity potential
We present a research results report of the Belarusan society’s solidarity potential.  23.12.2015 | 14:12
Siarhei Drazdouski: The state is “earning money” on the people with disabilities
Siarhei Drazdouski: The state is “earning money” on the people with disabilities
The budget for 2016 keeps this year’s situation for the disabled the same.  23.12.2015 | 08:21
Sijbolt Noorda: For university, fundamental values are crucial
Sijbolt Noorda: For university, fundamental values are crucial
Without autonomy and academic freedom universities won’t be able to be the creative force that modern societies need. So values are central to the heart of the academy.  20.12.2015 | 08:43
Iryna Mahouskaja: How the story of a man fits in the history of the country?
Iryna Mahouskaja: How the story of a man fits in the history of the country?
Modern researchers of oral history are first of all interested in such subjects as memory and overcoming difficult situations.  18.12.2015 | 14:49
The UN Human Rights Committee recognized the sentence to the executed Pavel Sialiun unfair
The UN Human Rights Committee recognized the sentence to the executed Pavel Sialiun unfair
The UN Committee concluded that Pavel Sialiun's right to life was violated – he was executed before his case was considered in the UN Committee.  18.12.2015 | 08:24
Culmination. People in the airport welcomed Sviatlana Alexievich with flowers and books (photos)
Culmination. People in the airport welcomed Sviatlana Alexievich with flowers and books (photos)
Belarusans demonstrated civic self-organization and gave the Nobel Laureate a hearty, sincere, and emotional welcome.  17.12.2015 | 09:07
Belarusan government is reappointed
Belarusan government is reappointed
Aliaksandr Lukashenka has made a decision to reappoint the prime minister and vice ministers. He made the statement at the session to discuss topical issues of the social and economic development.  17.12.2015 | 08:27
Climatic pledges are not enough to prevent the earth from heating
Climatic pledges are not enough to prevent the earth from heating
The Paris Climate Change Conference has finished. Belarus undertook obligation not to exceed the percentage of emissions, which we have not even reached yet.  16.12.2015 | 08:38
Uladzimir Matskevich: I started dreaming about independent Belarus in senior school
Uladzimir Matskevich: I started dreaming about independent Belarus in senior school
A way to the future and the future itself are built in consciousness in different ways – we are most likely to dream about the future itself.  15.12.2015 | 13:10
Education Minister calls to be “more aggressive” towards the protesting students
Education Minister calls to be “more aggressive” towards the protesting students
The minister added that “democracy in social networks should not be associated with a complete anarchy”.  15.12.2015 | 09:33
A seminar on "Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy" took place in Minsk
A seminar on "Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy" took place in Minsk
The event was organized by Magna Charta Observatory, Council of Europe, ODB Brussels, Belarusian National Institute for Higher Education, and Council of Europe Information Point in Minsk.  13.12.2015 | 10:49
Report on the state of media in Belarus and other Eastern Partnership Countries issued now
Report on the state of media in Belarus and other Eastern Partnership Countries issued now
The report presents an overview of the media landscape in each country of the Eastern Partnership region and assesses the latest developments that affect the good functioning of the media.  12.12.2015 | 11:46
In Belarus, threat for free speech lies in broad definitions of “extremist materials"
In Belarus, threat for free speech lies in broad definitions of “extremist materials"
In this article, a correspondent Volha Siakhovich outlines how Belarusian authorities are using anti-extremism legislation to silence journalists and human rights workers.  12.12.2015 | 10:08
Sviatlana Alexievich: Slowly, we are getting out of the rubble of the red empire
Sviatlana Alexievich: Slowly, we are getting out of the rubble of the red empire
Belarusian author received her Nobel Prize in Literature from the king of Sweden. The writer thanked the Swedish Academy for the award, giving a speech at the banquet in honor of Nobel Prize winners.  12.12.2015 | 08:24
Belarusan human rights defenders call on the state “to take urgent restorative measures”
Belarusan human rights defenders call on the state “to take urgent restorative measures”
The leaders of the Belarusian human rights organizations issued an open letter, which calls on the state to take a number of measures, which do not require legislative changes.  11.12.2015 | 10:01
Sviatlana Karasiova: On “Orthodox atheists”, religious nature of Belarusans, and religious studies
Sviatlana Karasiova: On “Orthodox atheists”, religious nature of Belarusans, and religious studies
The question of what lies beyond the earthly has always worried humans and still remains a mystery. However, we still have those, who “encroach on the sacred things”, i.e. sort the religiousness out.  11.12.2015 | 08:31
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Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

It is impossible to change life in cities just in three years (the timeline of the “Agenda 50” campaign implementation). But changing the structure of relationships in local communities is possible.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.