Girlz in ICT: girls opened up new perspectives for the development in the IT sector

April 25, 2016

On April 18, 2016 in Kyiv office of Microsoft Ukraine the Girlz in ICT initiative was held. The event aimed at encouraging girls to be guided not by stereotypes, but by personal interests and abilities, while choosing a profession in IT. Girlz in ICT event, organized by Microsoft Ukraine together with GURT Resource Centre, brought together 75 participants. Among girls were students and graduates of IT specialties, IT-managers, software specialists and graduates of specialties not related with IT, planning to develop a career in IT.

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Microsoft Corporation celebrates the International Girlz in ICT Day to properly assess professional interests and strengths of girls and encourage them to consider studies and careers in Information and Communication Technologies.

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Self-Help for ATO

April 23, 2016

21 April 2016, 17 participants of the 5th All-Ukrainian Self-Help School have got certificates and now are ready to implement this effective technology of supporting Ukrainian warriors, who returned from the ATO zone, and our compatriots, who suffered from the Russian aggression in the eastern Ukraine. This self-help school was organized by Borodyanka Center of Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of the Population with the assistance of GURT Resource Center and State Service of Ukraine for war veterans and members of ATO.

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Boosting Rural Chernobyl-Affected Community in Ukraine

March 24, 2016

GURT Resource centre since 1995 has been actively involved in developing local communities in Ukraine through fostering civic activism and strengthening local self-governance.

Between 2011 and 2014, GURT has implemented a number of projects aimed at making change in communities of Kyiv oblast: ‘New opportunities for marginalized rural communities in Chernobyl affected areas of Ukraine’, ‘Equal Opportunities for National Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups in Realizing Culture Rights: Richness in Diversity’. These projects aimed to ensure inclusive governance within rural communities by involving community members, including vulnerable ones, into the participation in community development. Within the projects GURT continued implementing inclusive governance models and practices in Ukrainian rural communities. Novy Kohorod community was one of the target groups of these projects.

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GURT conducted needs assessment of CSOs in Zaporizhzhia oblast

February 11, 2016

In the frame of the project “Strengthening capacity and networking of Zaporizhzhia’s CSOs” GURT Resource Centre conducted the study of the state of NGOs, charitable organizations and foundations in Zaporozhzhia oblast.

The study aim is to determine the level of development of CSO sector in Zaporizhzhia oblast, identify their potential, aims, strengths, weaknesses and limitations, as well as to estimate capacity development needs of CSOs for planning and implementing projects and programs to further develop a training course on strengthening organizational capability management.

On February 11, 2016 GURT held the first focus group in Melitopol. As a result of preliminary online survey of 150 CSOs in Zaporizhzhia oblast, GURT Resource Centre invited 20 heads and deputy heads of public and charitable organizations and charitable foundations to participate in the event.

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Tamara Martseniuk: «Stereotypes of the gender inequality limit both women and men»

December 25, 2015

On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Tamara Martseniuk held a public lecture on gender policy in Ukraine and challenges of the European integration. The event was initiated by GURT Resource Centre together with the Department of Sociology at the National University of «Kyiv-Mohyla Academy» within the project «Gender Policies and EU Integration: Experience of the Visegrad Four Eastern Partnership».

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