In the summer of 2017, environment and climate team of DRA e.V. met passionate environmental activist Dmitry Zakarlyukin from Chelyabinsk at EuropeLab in Gdansk. The citizens of the industrial city of Chelyabinsk are suffering from enormous air pollution and have no access to objective data on the state of the air.
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December 28th, 2017 Andrei Rudomakha and his colleagues were violently attacked in Krasnodar.
Andrey Rudomakha is an activist, manager of the NGO Environmental Watch on North Caucasus (EWNC). He took part at protection of such environmental objects as Bolshoy Thach mountain, was also active against construction of the ski resort "Lagonaki" in the territory of Caucasus Nature Resort.
Read more … Statement of The Working Group "Environment" of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum to the attack on Andrey Rudomakha
We have lost a true man and an expert of unique significance. It is the end of an era not only for the Memorial, but also for the Russian and European public. DRA is bereft of a close friend and colleague who accompanied our work from the very start.
Read more … Arseny Roginsky, one of the founders of the Memorial society and Chair of the Board at International Memorial, has passed away today.
On 4th December 2017 in Vienna, civil society organisations and activists from Ukraine, Russia and other European countries founded a joint international platform to push for peace and the rule of law in eastern Ukraine.
Read more … International Civil Society Platform CivilM+ for peaceful conflict resolution in eastern Ukraine founded
DRA together with partner NGOs is organizing a session “Enhancing the impact of civil society in the Donbas Conflict” on 6 December 2017 (2-3.30 pm).
Read more … Session "Enhancing the impact of civil society in the Donbas Conflict" in Vienna on December 6th 2017
In the East of Ukraine more strategic cooperation of different actors is necessary in order to strengthen civil society’s impact on the process of conflict resolution. This was a key message of the side event “Enhancing civil society’s impact in Donbas” on 15 Sept. 2017 in the framework of the HDIM conference of the OSCE 2017 in Warsaw.
Read more … NGO-activists from Ukraine, Russia and other European countries declare: more strategic cooperation and support can strengthen civil society’s impact on the process of conflict resolution in Donbas
The report on the results of the strategic seminar «Involving civil society on the conflict resolution process in Donbas», which was held in Warsaw on June 26-28, 2017, was published.
Read more … Follow-up Report: Enhancing civil society´s impact in Donbas
A Seminar for participants from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia for sports journalists, organizers of fan-activities, and fan liaison officers from football clubs.
Berlin – 14. – 21. of September 2017
Read more … Call for Applications „Football Fan Culture in an Open Society“ „The World Championship in Russia 2018“
The peace talks regarding the conflict in Eastern Ukraine have been deadlocked for months, while the interpretation and the implementation of the Minsk agreements remain a point of contestation.
Read more … European NGO Coalition Initiated: Joined Effort to Contribute to Conflict Resolution in Donbas – Declaration Handed Over at OSCE Meeting in Hamburg
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) is looking for a Project Coordinator for its Secretariat (full-time, 16.5 months) with obligations in the field of CSF project work.
Read more … CSF: Project Coordinator for Secretariat: 23. September