21 August, 2018
Inclusive camp and infest festival took place in Nalibockaja pušča.
On the weekend, August 18, the festival “INФЕСТ” ended an inclusive camp, which was held in Nalibokskaja pušča, in Valožyn district on the “Bielakoriec” trail. The festival and camp are the part of the “Valožyn without barriers” project, which aims to create an accessible environment for people with disabilities. About 80 people took part in […]
21 August, 2018
Light Festival will take place in Polack for the first time.
Light festivals are held worldwide every year. There are famous celebrations in Lyon, Berlin, Barcelona. This year Polack will join these cities to hold its own Light Festival. During the festival, 10 light installations will appear on Polack streets. Intense programme is expecting visitors, there will be more than a dozen events in the city […]
9 August, 2018
Join Small rivers festival in Pinsk district!
First cross-border Small Rivers Festival Belarus – Ukraine will take place on August 22, 2018 in Pinsk district. Join this eco-celebration with your family! Festival will take place within the framework of “Cross-border Water Inspectors”. It is aimed at saving small rivers of Pripyat river basin, which passes through Pinsk (Belarus) and Lubeshiv (Ukraine) districts. […]
16 July, 2018
Energy Days 2018 in Belarusian Cities-Signatories of the Covenant of Mayors: bright events have become more.
Cities participating in the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy annually hold vivid events for their residents on the topic of energy saving and climate change. Under the general title of “Energy Days” such events in the summer of 2018 have already held more than 25 cities and timed them to the European Sustainable Energy Week. We present to […]
5 July, 2018
Check out new video project One Day From Life.
What do girls and boys from Valožyn dream about and do? Check it out in video project “One day from life”. We will spend one day with 4 heroes who are different from their peers. To be persistent and run 4 laps on stadium every evening. To be assertive and dance like nobody else. To […]
4 July, 2018
HOW BELARUSIAN CITIES CAN PRESENT THEMSELVES AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
What can help Belarusian cities to expose themselves among foreign colleagues? Marina Borisova, Deputy Director of Interakcia Foundation and Expert in Communication and Project development prepared a kit of international cooperation opportunities for Belarusian cities. Marina Borisova told about opportunities of international cooperation for Belarusian cities were discussed during the conference “Strategies and partnership for achieving sustainable […]
2 July, 2018
Crossing the barriers: belarusian experts learnt best tourism practices for people with disabilities in Holland.
On July 21-26th participants of the project Volozhin without Barriers went on an educational tour to Netherlands. It was devoted to inclusive tourism: members of the group learnt how Dutch organizations enable travel and recreation business to be more responsive for people with disabilities. It is notable that all the partners involved in the project Volozhin without Barriers became […]
23 June, 2018
Contract for procurement of poles for public lighting modernization in Polack was signed.
Polack is getting ready to modernization of public lighting. Contract with supplier of light poles was signed on June 12. In total 216 light poles and more than a thousand brackets will be delivered. New lamps will appear on 16 streets, while poles will be changed where needed. Equipment was procured within the framework of […]
23 June, 2018
Energy days took place in Polack for the sixth time.
More than 300 Polack citizens took part in events this year. Let’s figure out, for what these Energy days were memorable for. This year 13 events took place within the framework of Energy Days, both online and offline. Young Polack citizens got to know how does Polack Hydropower Power Plant work, schoolchildren teams go on […]
12 June, 2018
First accessible nature trail was opened near Valozhyn.
Naliboki forest became more accessible for people with disabilities. On June 12 first inclusive nature trail “Bielakorac” was opened there. Mr Elgars Ozoliņš, Deputy Head of Operations Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Belarus and Mr Piotr Bibik, Chairperson of the Valožyn District Council of Deputies are opening nature trail “Bielakorac” Source: Delegation of […]
30 May, 2018
ENERGY DAYS IN POLACK STARTS JUNE 1
Energy Days will take place in Polack for the sixth time already. What is going to happen during the celebration of energy efficiency this year? Polack was first Belarusian city to join European initiative Covenant of Mayors on Climate and Energy in 2011. This city set an ambitious goal to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% […]
28 May, 2018
Belarusian cities are getting ready for the Energy Days. 4 steps to successful communication.
On the 17th-18th of May 2018 in Niasvizh representatives of thirty Belarusian cities took part in a workshop dedicated to issues of energy sustainability, using the alternative energy sources and tackling the climate change. The workshop was aimed to improve the participants’ knowledge and skills of using the novel ways of communication with their audiences and […]