Discussion Paper. The Belarusian Civil Society: dynamics of change in an unfriendly environment

This paper summarizes data on 15 sectors of civil society in Belarus (see Chart 1), their most significant actors, the state of internal cooperation, problems, current trends and the most significant events; the state of inter-sectoral cooperation and cooperation of civil society organizations with the state; legal, financial, political and institutional conditions for civil society in Belarus. It is not possible to reflect in this short paper all the aspects included in the main report of the study, so its main focus will be on the most important features from the authors’ point of view.

Discussion Paper. The Belarusian Civil Society: dynamics of change in an unfriendly environment