Successful cooperation with the Sapieha Foundation in Belarus - Working at the local level is possible
The work of ALDA in Belarus started many years ago to support local governance, civil society and the development of local authorities in the country. Since 2006, the cooperation is intense with the Lev Sapieha Foundation based in Minsk thanks to the very similar approach adopted by this organisation and ALDA. Lev Sapieha Foundation is also member of ALDA since then.
Despite the difficult context in Belarus where local authorities are weak and not developed, in these last years, thanks to the support of the European Commission, it has been possible to strengthen activities and actions at the local level in particular with the development of Citizens centers and small regranting action programmes.
See the programmes of ALDA in Belarus:
In these last week, the Director of ALDA, Antonella Valmorbida, and the financial officer of ALDA, Barbara Elia, worked with the Lev Sapieha Foundation and its Director, Miroslav Kobasa, to further develop the actions in the future.