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TANDEM 2 “Cooperation for Citizen Participation and Community Development in Belarus” Project Closing Conference

The conference took place on 18 April in Minsk. It presented the experiences and shared the outcomes of the small sub-granted projects implemented locally by citizens in cooperation with local authorities across Belarus. 


Both the Secretary General, Antonella Valmorbida, and Project Manager and Eastern Partnership Coordinator, Ela Horoszko, attended the conference and had a chance to exchange with the participants and learn more about their initiatives. 

The TANDEM 2 project run for two years, 2013-2015, and aimed at empowering the civil society in Belarus by supporting the development of local communities and strengthening their cooperation with local authorities in order to encourage active citizenship.

The project supported several training seminars on project management and local self-government, study visits to the EU and three conferences in total. The handbook on “Citizen Participation in Local Decision-Making” with case studies was published in the framework of the project for the presentation at the European Local Democracy Week in October 2014.

For further information, please find the agenda of the event (.pdf)

Please find below the presentations delivered during the event:


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