Projects: 2021

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Ukraine’s Cultural Landscapes

Ukraine’s Cultural Landscapes

Ukraine’s Cultural Landscapes is an initiative at the intersection of culture, environment and urban planning. Our aim is to promote the importance of (cultural) landscapes in people’s lives with focus on healthy environment, heritage and responsible economic development. We work in several areas that are inextricably linked and the division between which is conditional – […]

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The School of Creative Protest

The School of Creative Protest

An educational and practical program, focusing on art as a tool for accessing the rights, autonomy, and participation of international teenagers living in Ukraine as full-fledged citizens and decision-makers in post-socialist and post-imperial cities. The program consists of a series of workshops (in both digital and physical space), during which it is planned to present […]

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Shaping Digital Citizenship: Exchange of Knowledge and Building of Cooperation Networks

Shaping Digital Citizenship: Exchange of Knowledge and Building of Cooperation Networks

Digitalization of welfare services, daily digital activities, and introduction of ICT in decision-making transform the relationship between the state and the citizen, either gradually or through disruption. In advanced digital societies, governments and policy makers rely on ‘active and informed citizen’ to make well informed decisions and actively engage in social and political acts through […]

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Defund the Police

Defund the Police

Our goal is to create and implement a new security strategy for local communities based more on strengthening social bonds than on the number of police patrols. We want to revise local and national budgets by reducing police funding in favor of other elements of the infrastructures of cities and villages without which a comfortable […]

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Regional Territorial Development Platform “Co-Urbanism Lab”

Regional Territorial Development Platform “Co-Urbanism Lab”

A regional hybrid (online / offline) platform is being created for the small towns in the Kherson region, which suffer from a lack of knowledge of modern urban planning trends – not only the local authorities, but also local specialists and activists often still operate in the old “urban” paradigms. The co-urbanism approach is about […]

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Urban PEAK: Partnership. Empowerment. Advocacy. Knowledge

Urban PEAK: Partnership. Empowerment. Advocacy. Knowledge

Capacity building and promotion of public participation in urban planning and development Above 78% (7.4 mln) of the population of Belarus lives in cities, what makes Belarus a European leader of urbanization. City residents require local authorities to take into account their needs and requirements to create a sustainable habitat. The current policy in the […]

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Culture Center Dvor Susha

Culture Center Dvor Susha

The project aims to restore the local community and integrate it into the new social, economic conditions ​​of the Belarusian society. “Dvor Susha” is a cultural and natural complex, which is being created on the territory of the former junior and secondary school. It includes the school building itself, workshops, campus, summer camping for recreation, […]

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Citizenship and Identity: IDP Dimension

Citizenship and Identity: IDP Dimension

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) make up for the majority of migrants compared to refugees and asylum seekers. Internal displacement in Ukraine is now the most severe crisis of such kind in Europe since the Balkan Wars. On one side, IDPs are not legal subjects according to the international framework for the protection of IDPs, whereas […]

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The School of Creative Solidarity

The School of Creative Solidarity

The “School of Creative Solidarity” is an educational, networking, dialogue and art program for 20 young Belarusian, Ukrainian and German activists and artists, who have either experienced being part of diaspora themselves or are interested in the situation of exile-communities. The program has three goals: 1) raising awareness for the situation of Belarusian activist diaspora […]

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Joint excursion for local specialists in the field of sustainable agriculture and local development in Ukraine and Germany

Joint excursion for local specialists in the field of sustainable agriculture and local development in Ukraine and Germany

In cooperation with local partners, we want to organise one excursion each for young specialists in the field of sustainable agriculture and other topics of local development in Germany and Ukraine and maybe also in other countries participating in Ukraine Calling. During the excursions, the participants will learn about topics of sustainable development in the […]

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Digital transformation in Belarus: towards the perspective of citizen-centered e-government

Digital transformation in Belarus: towards the perspective of citizen-centered e-government

The project which I am looking to implement relates to the digital transformation of Belarus, proceed-ing from the practices of both neighboring countries and countries-leaders in UN e-government rating. Main challenges and problems faced by the Belarus at this point are as follows: the public officials lack the strategic vision necessary for the effective e-governance […]

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