Public Editorial Board Publication Meeting on Publishing the Newspaper ‘Vestnik of Karelian NGOs’

  • Posted on: 8 February 2022
  • By: Ksenia

The Karelian Resource Center of Public Organizations (KRC) held a meeting with the Public Editorial Board on 3 September, 2021. The meeting was devoted to the publication of the ‘Vestnik of Karelian NGOs’ newspaper as part of the ‘National Battalion of the Karelian Front’ project.

In the meeting, participants discussed the 1st (29th) issue of the newsletter ‘Vestnik of Karelian NGOs’, published in November 2020, and deemed successful. Then the conversation continued with the consideration of materials for the 1st (30th) issue of the newsletter ‘Vestnik of Karelian NGOs’

Vladimir Simakov proposed an article on a new development phase of the grant competition ‘Grants of the Head of the Republic of Karelia’ and on the establishment of the Foundation of the Head of the Republic of Karelia. Lyubov Kulakova recommended to cover a new culture of NGOs’ work in the issue. The new culture ensured that small NGOs receive support from larger ones. Lyubov Kulakova also proposed to publish the Regional Third Sector Rating Review ‘Region – NGO’ in the issue.

The meeting participants unanimously agreed to publish information on socially significant projects such as Festival of Inclusive Sports Games ‘Karelia for Everyone – 2021’, Vepsian Park ‘Kalarand’, "Ethno-Volunteers of Karelia’, etc.

Nikolai Oskin noted that the new issue of the newsletter can also provide information on the activities of the ‘Muezerskiye Hearts’ Regional Public Organization, as well as on international projects implemented by NGOs. Yuri Shleikin proposed to put information about the outstanding people of the Republic of Karelia in the issue. Besides he also suggested to cover the work of volunteers during the pandemic and the fires.

As a result of the meeting, the decision was made to start preparing materials for the 1st (30th) issue newsletter ‘Vestnik of Karelian NGOs’. The issue is expected to be published in mid-October this year.

The meeting was attended by Editor-in-Chief of Ostrova Publishing House Yuri Shleikin, Director of Ostrova Publishing House Alexander Kolomytsev, Chief Specialist of the National Policy Department of the Ministry of National and Regional Policy of the Republic of Karelia Vladimir Simakov, Chairman of the Public Chamber of the Republic of Karelia Lyubov Kulakova. The meeting was chaired by KRC Director General Nikolai Oskin. The KRC specialist Darina Ermolenko acted as the Executive Secretary of the Board.

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