Dear friends of the DRA,
On Thursday morning, Vladimir Putin began his attack on Ukraine. Now many cities in the country are under attack.
Ukrainians are now fighting for peace, for their lives, their future and their right to live according to their own values and choices.
Read more … HELP UKRAINIANS IN NEED - Appeal
We urge you to receive information about the situation from media independent from the Kremlin, and a list of such media outlets is posted below. Share the truth about what is happening with your loved ones, friends, colleagues and neighbours.
Read more … Appeal to the citizens of the Russian Federation on the occasion of Russia's armed invasion of Ukraine on 24.2.2022
Take part in rallies, vigils, demonstrations against this war mania!
This morning, Vladimir Putin launched the long-planned attack on the whole of Ukraine. We are deeply outraged and appalled at the way in which an autocrat obsessed with great power fantasies is imposing its violence on an entire country, Europe and the world. Now we must all defend the Ukrainians and Ukraine – but also the peace and freedom of Europe.
Read more … IT'S WAR! HELP UKRAINE! STAND UP FOR THE RETURN TO PEACE AND FREEDOM!
DRA e.V. is seeking to recruit a PR manager for the international project “Dialogue for Understanding and Justice - II: Strengthening civil society's contribution to conflict resolution, democratic and regional development and the preparation for safe reintegration in eastern Ukraine”.
Read more … Job opening: PR manager
The training course will take place on 5-14 August 2021 in Sloviansk, Ukraine. It will aim at empowering youth and NGO workers with skills and practices in working on inclusion and support of IDPs and refugees. Open to: youth and NGO representatives from Armenia, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine working with IDPs and refugees in their communities
Read more … "Youth for peace" - training course on inclusion of IDPs/refugees in hosting communities in Sloviansk 5-14 August 2021 (Ukraine)
As of May 26th, 2021, the German Russian Exchange (DRA, Berlin) has been declared an “undesirable organization” in Russia by the Russian General Prosecutor's Office. This is hard and unjustified news for the DRA, its partners and everyone in Russia and Europe advocating dialogue, an open society and democratic rights.
Read more … Russia labeled the DRA as "undesirable"
In the Transition Dialogue project, which is dedicated to the perception and representation of the political and social transition of the 1990s in various countries of Eastern and Central Europe, the year 2021 will be marked by digital learning formats on the topic of this time of change.
Read more … Transition Dialogue: digital formats and regional events dedicated to the period of transformation
In March, DRA started it 2nd project ‘Dialogue for Understanding and Justice’ for strengthening civil society in Ukraine, Russia and the EU to contribute to the conflict resolution in eastern Ukraine. This ambitious initiative is timely as the situation in Donbas needs sustainable improvement in both security and human dimension...
Read more … DRA Berlin: Restart of the project Dialogue for Understanding and Justice for conflict resolution in Donbas – job vacancy
In the Transition Dialogue project coordinated by the DRA e.V., the year 2021 will focus on digital learning formats on the topic of post-communist transformation in Eastern Europe...
Read more … Transition Dialogue: Digital formats and regional Events
The DRA e.V. is looking for a head of the international project "Dialogue for Understanding and Justice: Strengthening civil society’s contribution to conflict management, democratic and regional development and the preparation of safe reintegration in eastern Ukraine”. The position is full-time (40h / week) and based in Berlin. The job will start either on June 16, 2021, or on the earliest possible date.
Read more … Job Vacancy: Head of international project