Active for Education in Penitentiary Institutions

(June – December 2018)

The main objective of the project is to enhance the capacity of civil society organizations in Armenia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine in planning and carrying out awareness-raising campaigns which promote the rights of prisoners as well as their human dignity, right to education and personal development; strengthen the internal planning and management process of the " International Network of Penitentiary Education in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Central Asia".

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Learning city for creative economy 2.0

(September - December 2018)

Successful cities today cannot be imagined without modern creative and innovative businesses, a rich cultural life and a flexible learning system. Creative industries and the cultural sector are both a tool for attracting tourists and highly qualified professionals, and an effective way of urban development and solving social problems.


We are pleased to announce a number of additional events focused on the creative economy and creative industries as a factor in sustainable socio-economic growth and urban development.

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Regional Voices - Civic Adult Education for Community Empowerment in Ukraine and Belarus

(May 2018 - October 2019)

The general aim of the project is to strengthen democratization processes on the local level in Ukraine and Belarus through civic adult education programmes. One of the key project tasks is to enable activists of civil society organizations, which work in the sphere of non-formal education of adults and youth, to elaborate and implement need-based civic adult education programmes and to acquire sustainable material and financial support for adult education programmes by local self-government. 

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Support of adult education in Belarus


The project “Support of adult education in Belarus” is the central project of the Representative Office of the German Adult Education Association in the Republic of Belarus. Implementation of the project started in 2009 and coincided with launching of the Representative Office . The project is being financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Within this very project that aiming at developing effective system of adult education the majority of the events are held by the Representative Office and partners.

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History Competition “Behind the scenes: From the history of the family to the history of the Community”

(May 2017 - December 2018)

(within the framework of the project History Competition in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)

The period of the Soviet Union had a great impact on the history of Belarus. However, the history of the ordinary individual remains unnoticed. A man, who learned, started a family and raised his children, who worked and had his own thoughts and beliefs about the changes that occur in the country. But, what do we know about it? The competition 'Behind the scenes: From the history of the family to the history of the Community' offers us a great opportunity to find out more about the life and human relations in the latter half of the 20th century in Belarus by analyzing family photos and talks with bystanders of that time. Besides we could compare it with the life and the history of a family and a community.

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Learning city for creative economy

(May 2017 - December 2018)

To implement and promote the concept of a "learning city / region" on the territory of Belarus, the program "Learning city for a creative economy" was developed. Its goal is to promote the implementation of regional sustainable development strategies for 2016-2025 through the development of intersectoral cooperation, as well as promotion of creative economy ideas and the "learning city" concept.

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Learn to Act

(February 2016- January 2019)

After the new Belarusian Code of Education entered in force as well as relevant regulations took effect, the term “adult education” has broadened its meaning considerably. At the time it means not only a system of advanced training but also any organized educational process for adults (including non-formal education). All this creates new opportunities and sets new tasks that include ensuring effective cooperation between different social stakeholders, development of regional systems of further and non-formal adult education and their optimization according to the needs of the regions etc. The project “Learn to Act” is designed to contribute to accomplishing this mission.

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