28 March, 2020
Polotsk residents think that public lighting has become better after the modernization.
EU-funded PubLiCity project has counted the results of the public opinion survey that took place after the large-scale modernization of public lighting, and compared findings with those of a similar survey four years ago. The respondents were to assess the quality of public lighting in the city streets. In both surveys, the number of participants […]
27 February, 2020
Communication workshop on promotion Covenant of mayors initiative was held.
February 27, 2020, Minsk (Belarus) – Today the 2-day communication workshop “Advancing Covenant of Mayors in Eastern Partnership countries” has brought together representatives of national authorities and NGOs from 6 countries to discuss the effective ways of strengthening communication on new Covenant in the region.
20 February, 2020
The final conference of the PubLiCity project was held.
On February 19, in Polotsk, the final conference of the PubLiCity project was held in Steklovolokno cultural center, where the results of the most ambitious modernization of city lighting in Belarus were presented. The PubLiCity project has been implemented in Polotsk since 2015 with financial support from the European Union. Thanks to the project, almost […]
11 December, 2019
Results of ZOOM. Kids on the move campaign.
ZOOM. Kids on the move. campaign has been held in Belarus since 2015. By participating in the action, children will learn how to make their daily trips to school, kindergarten, or home eco-friendly – safe for nature and healthy.
19 November, 2019
Representatives of municipalities and national ministries from the Eastern partnership countries will gather in Kyiv.
On November 22-23, Kyiv will host high-level conference “Municipalities for Sustainable Growth” organised by two major EU Initiatives for the Eastern Partnership countries – the Covenant of Mayors and Mayors for Economic Growth. The event will focus on the role of Local Authorities in identifying and addressing the complexities of sustainable development, economic resilience and climate action. Over 400 representatives of […]
8 October, 2019
The role of NGOs in social rights’ advocacy.
We kindly invite to the conference “Opportunities for NGOs in social rights’ advocacy” that takes place in Minsk, Monastyrsky Hotel, October 16, at 10 pm.
15 July, 2019
35 Belarusian cities have organized more than 400 events las month.
Belarusian cities, which joined Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy initiative, organized Energy days in June in the framework of European Union Sustainable Energy Week. 35 cities hosted environmental forums, ecological festivals, bike rides, sports activities and excursions, seminars, children’s art exhibitions, and even photo competition of eco courtyards.
4 July, 2019
Energy Days on Polotsk.
Energy Days took place in Polotsk on June 3 – 30. The residents of Polotsk region participated in competitions and quizes, visited exhibitions, and filled in the survey.
24 June, 2019
City2City» exchange programme is continued.
The Covenant of Mayors – East project continues with thematic study visits for representatives of signatories to EU countries.
12 June, 2019
Energy Days are held in Belarusian cities – signatories of Covenant of mayors.
A number of bright events dedicated to energy saving and climate change issues are being held throughout this June in the cities that participate in the Covenant of Mayors. More than 30 Belarusian cities and towns have announced their plans to organize Energy Days this month.
3 May, 2019
CRASH COURSE FOR ENERGY DAYS ORGANIZER: WHO, WHERE AND WHEN
Local festivals about energy efficiency has been taking place all over the Europe for 12 years. In the run-up to European Sustainable Energy Week we try to figure out what the Energy Days are, who organizes them and why. What is it? Energy Days are any events which promote ideas of energy efficiency among citizens. […]
3 May, 2019
How schoolchildern from Belarus and Ukraine teamed up to monitor water.
The Cross-border Water Inspectors Project was finished in the Palessie region of Belarus and Ukraine. There were established 20 public ecological posts, and their participants are monitoring the state of small rivers of Prypiać. Let’s reflect on the most remarkable moments of the project.