December 2017

Tender for advocacy mini-projects (on promoting the principles of lifelong learning) announced

By January 5, 2018, applications for participation in the tender for the implementation

By January 5, 2018, applications for participation in the tender for the implementation of 4 mini-projects on promotion (advocacy) of the principles of lifelong learning are accepted. The tender is carried out within the framework of the project "Learn to act" aimed at contributing to the realization of the right to lifelong learning and civic participation. The project is funded by the European Union and co-financed by DVV International.


Promoting the ideas of non-formal and civic adult education in the regions, establishing a dialogue with the representatives of local and regional authorities, contributing to the realization of the right to lifelong learning and networking.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS should be NGOs and other non-profit organizations registered under the law and carrying out activities on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.


  • promotion of ideas and principles of non-formal and civic adult education, lifelong learning;
  • popularization of the right to education for all, including vulnerable population.


Vulnerable population groups: people with a low level of education that leads to poor competitiveness on the labor market, residents of remote areas with limited access to educational services, people in difficult life situations.


  • Researching the needs of the target group;
  • Preparing and conducting joint public and information campaigns, cultural events, forums, festivals, events, including with the use of the "new media" and active involvement of the target group;
  • Development and publication of information materials (books, brochures, films, etc.), as well as activities to distribute information materials among target groups;
  • Development of district / regional strategies for the development of adult education and lifelong learning (including annual plans on the development of adult education with the prospect of co-financing from the state budget), petitions, recommendations, policy papers aimed at promoting changes within existing and emerging state and regional programs;
  • Creation of dialogue platforms for NGOs, public bodies, vulnerable population groups;
  • Measures meant to strengthen the institutional capacity of the involved NGOs

DURATION OF MINI-PROJECTS: no less than 4 and no more than 6 months.

AMOUNT OF FINANCING:  up to 6 000 Euros.


  • to carefully read the Tender Regulations available here;
  • fill in the application form in Russian or Belarusian (project application with a financial plan annex can be downloaded here or requested via email;
  • send the electronic project application to with the remark

The results of the tender will be made public in the period of January 25-31, 2018.

The organizers of the tender reserve the right to make changes to the activities planned and the budget of the selected mini-projects.

Should you have any questions, please, feel free to contact DVV International Belarus:

tel. +375 (017) 207 98 35, (029) 171 93 97, (029) 257 43 97, email -  

CONTACT PERSON: Natallia Prystrom (assistant manager), Inna Kravchonok (project manager).

The project “Learn to Act” is funded by the European Union and co-funded by DVV International (from the funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Representative Office of the German Adult Education Association in the Republic of Belarus in cooperation with the Association of Life-Long Learning and Enlightenment (ALLLE) and Folk High School in Cham (Germ. – Volkshochschule im Landkreis Cham e.V.).