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Freelance journalists from Homel filed a second complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee
Freelance journalists from Homel filed a second complaint to the UN Human Rights Committee
A freelance journalist based in Homel assumes that her rights for getting and spreading information are violated.  10.12.2015 | 09:54
The dialog between the disabled and the state: A seemingly present, but at times relative
The dialog between the disabled and the state: A seemingly present, but at times relative
At least now the authorities admit that there are “cases of discrimination” of persons with disabilities in Belarus. And will still be until the generation changes.  10.12.2015 | 08:27
Sviatlana Alexievich: The dictatorship is primitive, as a rule, dictators are foolish people
Sviatlana Alexievich: The dictatorship is primitive, as a rule, dictators are foolish people
Belarusian writer who won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature gave a press conference in the Swedish Academy in Stockholm.  09.12.2015 | 12:41
Nobel Lecture by Sviatlana Alexievich
Nobel Lecture by Sviatlana Alexievich
Yesterday Belarus Nobel Prize winner gave a Nobel Memorial Lecture. The Belarusian state TV didn’t broadcast it, but a lot of public places in Minsk did. We publish the whole text of the lecture.  08.12.2015 | 11:38
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Alexievich’s Nobel Prize distances us from the “Russian World”
Tatsiana Vadalazhskaja: Alexievich’s Nobel Prize distances us from the “Russian World”
The Nobel Prize that Sviatlana Alexievich won is the reason to discover the best among Belarusans; not in everyone individually, but on a national level.  08.12.2015 | 08:11
Uladzimir Dunaeu: Belarusan universities continue being in the confined academic space
Uladzimir Dunaeu: Belarusan universities continue being in the confined academic space
Promotion of academic freedoms is still a problem spot for Belarus on the way to fulfilling the Roadmap of the Bologna process.  07.12.2015 | 16:32
Belarusian TV channel won’t be broadcasting Sviatlana Alexievich receiving Nobel Prize
Belarusian TV channel won’t be broadcasting Sviatlana Alexievich receiving Nobel Prize
The Belarusian Television- and Radio Company, ONT, and STV channels will not broadcast the 2015 Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony that is to take place at the Stockholm Concert Hall on December 10.  04.12.2015 | 09:33
Opinion: Students solidarity seems to be reviving after more than a decade of inactivity
Opinion: Students solidarity seems to be reviving after more than a decade of inactivity
Yesterday BSU students held a demonstration near the university to protest against re-examination charges, Vadzim Smok analyzes the factors that led to the “March of love and solidarity”.  03.12.2015 | 10:49
Work on zero report on realization of Convention on the rights of the disabled starts today
Work on zero report on realization of Convention on the rights of the disabled starts today
On the International day of people with disability a Memorandum on cooperation takes effect. The Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities initiated it in order to prepare a “Zero” report.  03.12.2015 | 09:19
Belarus State University rector hid from “March of love and solidarity” behind the university doors
Belarus State University rector hid from “March of love and solidarity” behind the university doors
An hour or so before the demonstration the BSU rector Siarhei Ablameika canceled the planned meeting with the students.  03.12.2015 | 08:06
EFJ Head appeals to Lukashenka re freelance journalists
EFJ Head appeals to Lukashenka re freelance journalists
The head of the European Federation of Journalists Mogens Blicher Bjerregård suggests introducing the legal status of freelance journalists into the law of Belarus.  02.12.2015 | 11:35
The public prepares a zero report on realization of the Convention on the rights of the disabled
The public prepares a zero report on realization of the Convention on the rights of the disabled
This document records the situation in the sphere of disability at the moment of signing by Belarus of the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.  01.12.2015 | 14:40
Point of view: Belarus continually stops deployment hoping for more economic benefit from Moscow
Point of view: Belarus continually stops deployment hoping for more economic benefit from Moscow
On 26 October Russian President Putin planned a discussion about the plans for establishing a Russian airbase in Belarus with his Belarusian colleague Lukashenka. They did not meet.  30.11.2015 | 12:39
Visa-free movement between Belarus and Israel came into effect
Visa-free movement between Belarus and Israel came into effect
An agreement on visa-free movement between Belarus and Israel has come into effect on November 26. Now it applies only to tourists and visitors who intend to stay in the country for up to 3 months.  29.11.2015 | 09:07
Oksana Shelest: Education and media reforms can withstand political techniques of third generation
Oksana Shelest: Education and media reforms can withstand political techniques of third generation
Any political situation allows for the use of political techniques. However, in such authoritarian countries as Belarus and Russia their usage leads to total manipulation.  28.11.2015 | 08:50
“CHOICE-Belarus: Legacy and modernity”: First stage of the selection of participants is over
“CHOICE-Belarus: Legacy and modernity”: First stage of the selection of participants is over
The coordinating board of the international program “CHOICE — Cultural Heritage” sums up the 1st stage of project proposals: 15 out of 60 applications are admitted to the 2nd round.  26.11.2015 | 08:46
12 airplanes are to be placed at the Russian military base in Belarus
12 airplanes are to be placed at the Russian military base in Belarus
Such measures are provided by the project of the deployment of a Russian airbase in Belarus.  26.11.2015 | 08:01
Ulad Vialichka: Belarus has grounds for closer cooperation with the EU
Ulad Vialichka: Belarus has grounds for closer cooperation with the EU
In Minsk-Brussels negotiations a peculiar document is elaborated, which consists of 29 negotiations points between Belarus and the EU; however, its content is closed for the public.  25.11.2015 | 14:15
Belarusian man sentenced to death, two more sentences may be passed soon
Belarusian man sentenced to death, two more sentences may be passed soon
The Hrodna Regional Court chaired by Judge Anatol Zajats has sentenced to death a resident of Lida District Ivan Kulesh.  24.11.2015 | 09:59
Bruce Bucknell: Belarusan language may be the solution to the “Russian World” problem in Belarus
Bruce Bucknell: Belarusan language may be the solution to the “Russian World” problem in Belarus
The British Ambassador delivered a public speech on the national identity within the frames of the “Flying University” project “Urbi et Orbi”.  24.11.2015 | 08:33
Ulad Vialichka is elected to be the National Coordinator of the EaP CSF for Belarus
Ulad Vialichka is elected to be the National Coordinator of the EaP CSF for Belarus
On November 20-21 in Kyiv the 7th annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum was taking place. Belarusan delegation took active part in it.  23.11.2015 | 09:57
The Civil Society Forum in Kyiv
The Civil Society Forum in Kyiv
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, which started on November 20 in Kyiv, has become very fruitful on loud statements from the very beginning.  23.11.2015 | 08:25
Belarusan authorities continue attacking the rights and freedoms of the academic community
Belarusan authorities continue attacking the rights and freedoms of the academic community
The Independent Bologna Committee states lack of progress in implementation of the roadmap of reforms in the higher education of Belarus in the part of fundamental academic values.  21.11.2015 | 09:17
“CHOICE-Belarus: Legacy and modernity”: First stage of the selection of participants is finished
“CHOICE-Belarus: Legacy and modernity”: First stage of the selection of participants is finished
The coordinating board of the international program “CHOICE — Cultural Heritage” sums up the 1st stage of project proposals: 15 out of 60 applications are admitted to the 2nd round.  20.11.2015 | 08:06
Appeal of the Belarusan National Platform of the Eastern Partnership CSF in view of attacks in Paris
Appeal of the Belarusan National Platform of the Eastern Partnership CSF in view of attacks in Paris
Belarusan National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum calls upon all civilized countries to unite in standing for democratic values and counteraction to wanton, savage terrorism.  19.11.2015 | 07:58
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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.