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News, April 2013

The Fund for Sustainable Development Participates in the Summit of Positive Change Forum/Exhibition of Socially Oriented Nonprofit Organizations (SONKO) in the Central Federal District (CFD)

The exhibition and forum took place on April 12, 2013 at the RF Chamber of Trade and Industry. The goal of this event was to demonstrate the contribution of third sector organizations to public life and the work they are doing in the social sector; and also to promote multi-sector cooperation in addressing social issues. The interactive format of the exposition provided a comprehensive account of the variety of SONKO projects carried out in CFD and also facilitated a functional sharing of successful experience acquired in social projects among NGOs, government and business. The full concept of the forum/exhibition is presented at the websites www.nfrz.ru  and  www.выставка-форум.РФ.

Organizer: National Public Health Development Fund. Number of presented projects – over 600.

The FSD’s program “Youth Votes for Health!” that is being implemented in the course of three years in Samara and Belaya Kalitva with financial support from the Alcoa Foundation was presented at this event at the workshop “Public Health Protection”. In 2011, this program was included in the Library of Best Russian Practices of Forming Healthy Lifestyles, approved by the RF Ministry of Health.

In 2012, the program  “Youth Votes for Health!” was announced  a winner of the corporate contest Alcoa Impact Awards -2012  in the nomination COMMUNITY that was held among 277 projects from all over the world in six nominations.

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