The capital of Kyrgyzstan has a serious problem with air pollution, especially caused by polluting urban traffic. What exactly environmental organisations can and should do with who, when and how - this was the subject of two meetings between DRA and the Kyrgyz environmental organization MoveGreen - МувГрин.
Read more … DRA plans projects to improve air quality in Bishkek with Kyrgyz partners
A Russian human rights activist and employee of Amnesty International Russia, with whom DRA has been cooperating for many years, last week, while on an investigative mission in the North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, was kidnapped, tortured and seriously injured by unknown persons during a staged execution.
Read more … DRA protests against brutal attack on our colleague Oleg Kozlovsky
This question was the main focus of the workshop the DRA organized together with its Bulgarian partner organization “Sofia Platform” with the support of the Federal Agency of Civic Education of Germany on September 24th at the Luisenbad Library in Berlin.
Read more … The Generation of Transition in Eastern Europe: A Generation of Uncertainty – a Generation of Distrust?
Successful completion of the educational program for men in the field of prevention and public relations aimed against domestic violence, caused by military actions.
Read more … Educational program for men: Against domestic violence
What can everyone of us do to make our city, school or home more environmentally and climate friendly - especially if you are 14 years old? The answer is - REALLY A LOT! And that is what you can learn from participation in the youth exchange “Small Citizens, Big Deeds” in Neschwitz (Germany, Saxony), October 28 - November 6, 2018.
Read more … Call for aplication: SMALL CITIZENS, BIG DEEDS
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