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U.S. Embassy announces Small Grants Program – 2019

The goal of the Small Grants Program is to support civil society development in Belarus. The program is interested in projects promoting: Civic dialogue Public advocacy Social development and the strengthening of local communities Gender equality Entrepreneurship Support to vulnerable and underserviced groups of the population Environmental awareness Proposals that reach the broadest number of ...
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State Department releases Belarus 2018 Human Rights report

On March 13, 2019, the State Department released 2018 country reports on human rights practices. Secretary Pompeo (Mar. 13) (Twitter) on the report: “The protection of human rights is central to U.S. foreign policy and to our American values. As we release the  43rd Human Rights Reports  detailing the human rights practices of nearly 200 countries, we reaffirm our commitment to ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary Kent commemorates brothers Lutskevich

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent visited the park named after Yanka Kupala to commemorate the prominent figures of Belarusian independence and founders of the national movement of the early 20th century, Anton and Ivan Lutskevich. The American diplomat noted the relevance and importance of the Lutskevich brothers’ heritage for Belarus and its people ...
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