Monday, February 19, 2007

Czech Foreign Ministry to support independent broadcast to Belarus

The Czech Foreign Ministry has selected 17 projects aimed at the support of human rights and civil society in Belarus, Cuba, Iraq, Georgia, Myanmar, Serbia and Moldova. According to previous information, the Foreign Ministry this year allotted 20 million crowns for projects designed to support democracy. Among them, the international association Civil Belarus that support non-governmental organisations will receive money to finance independent radio broadcasts for Belarus and consulting services and the Archdiocese Charity Prague will receive financial aid for the training of Belarussian students.
(Source: CTK/R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)