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Increasing of effectiveness of work Belarusian non governmental organisations and initiatives and strengthen their impact on public opinion


People in Need, 2009

Amount of financial assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:  1 819 280, - CZK

Major aim of this project was to provide direct humanitarian aid to persecuted persons (in total, aid was delivered to 35 persons), as well as to provide financial support to non-governmental organizations (14 organizations and initiatives were supported through small sub-grants). With the aim to provide information about Czech transition experience to Belarusian activists and experts, PIN carried out a study trip to the Czech Republic for three lawyers. While PIN realizes that it is crucial to show and increase awareness of the persecution, human rights values and the importance of direct community involvement and active citizenship in Belarus. PIN provided our Belarusian partners with new six translated and sub-titled documentary films and supported organizing of screenings and debates in Belarus cities.