Case studies

Helping young people with severe intellectual disorders in Moscow (Russia)

Helping young people with severe intellectual disorders in Moscow (Russia)

The programme develops a special vocational training model in a Moscow college through setting up facilities for social adaptation, vocational guidance and employment of young people with intellectual disabilities.

Strengthening the childcare system in St. Petersburg (Russia)

Strengthening the childcare system in St. Petersburg (Russia)

This project strengths childcare system in St. Petesburg to support children's right to live in a family environment. It develops a unified tool for using in decision making situations.

Rehabilitation of street children in St. Petersburg

Rehabilitation of street children in St. Petersburg

This project intends to strengthen the rehabilitation of street children and adolescents in St. Petesburg developing preventive services and a case management approach.

Renewable Energy Policy in the Russian Federation

Renewable Energy Policy in the Russian Federation

To support the Russian Federal Government and regional administrations in the development of legal and regulatory framework to facilitate and encourage the use of renewable energy in the Russian Federation.

Preventing Human Trafficking in the Russian Federation

Preventing Human Trafficking in the Russian Federation

Victims of trafficking in Russia can receive medical, social and psychological assistance at the first Rehabilitation Centre. Moreover, work is done on strengthening the capacity of relevant law enforcement agencies to combat human trafficking.

Promoting democracy through social NGOs in Russia

Promoting democracy through social NGOs in Russia

The Russian government is implementing a reform handing over certain social services to market forces. This project aims to create a strong sustainable link between governmental organisations and NGOs for the provision of social services.

Northern Dimension Policy (Nuclear Safety aspects)

Northern Dimension Policy (Nuclear Safety aspects)

Spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste in north-western Russia present a legacy of dangerous environmental hazards on an international scale. This is being addressed by the Russian federation and the international community through the NDP.

Cooperation programme in the Baltic Sea region 2003 - support for the private sector

Cooperation programme in the Baltic Sea region 2003 - support for the private sector

Through supporting government-to-business service more small businesses have transparent access to public procurements using modern ICT technologies and the regional administration enjoys better services at a lower price.

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Combating in the Russian Federation, Phase II

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Combating in the Russian Federation, Phase II

The HIV epidemic in Russia is considered to be the fastest growing in Europe. Significant capacity building and training in antiretroviral treatment and care are necessary to improve and increase treatment in order to combat the disease.

Promoting inclusion of children with disabilities into schools in Russia

Promoting inclusion of children with disabilities into schools in Russia

“We must create a system of education for children with disabilities to provide an opportunity for disabled and non-disabled children to learn together at mainstream schools. Both children and society will benefit.” Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

Networking to keep children with their families and out of institutional care in Russia

Networking to keep children with their families and out of institutional care in Russia

This project aims to consolidate existing knowledge and change the way child-care systems work in order to reduce the large numbers of children in care.

Supporting social integration of disabled children in Russia

Supporting social integration of disabled children in Russia

The project aims to significantly improve the social integration and rehabilitation of disabled institutionalised children in Russia through support of family-based care.

Building bridges between Russia and the EU through culture

Building bridges between Russia and the EU through culture

The project intends to establish partnerships based on intercultural dialogue in order to facilitate better cultural understanding between Europe and Russia in the area of performing arts and culture.

Supporting rural entrepreneurship in the Russian Federation

Supporting rural entrepreneurship in the Russian Federation

The project aims to improve the economy and welfare of rural areas in Karelia (Russian Federation)through the establishment of cooperatives.

Supporting readmission of migrants in the Russian Federation

Supporting readmission of migrants in the Russian Federation

The project supports Russia to develop the national legislation to ensure compliance with its international obligations in the area of readmission.

Double Masters’ Degree Programme in European Union Studies in Russia

Double Masters’ Degree Programme in European Union Studies in Russia

The EU TEMPUS programme established a double Masters’ Degree Programme in European Union Studies between Russian and EU universities. Annually, 15-20 students enroll at the Masters’ programme.

Construction of a sludge incineration plant in Saint Petersburg (Russia)

Construction of a sludge incineration plant in Saint Petersburg (Russia)

Construction of a Sludge Incineration Plant in Saint Petersburg in order to reduce pollution of the marine environment in the Baltic Sea.

"RESPECT" - Comics for Tolerance

"RESPECT" - Comics for Tolerance

Institutional support to the Russian comic scene and production of anti-discriminatory comics.

Strengthening Education and Health Care Services in the Russian North Caucasus: Chechnya and Ingushetia

Strengthening Education and Health Care Services in the Russian North Caucasus: Chechnya and Ingushetia

In September 2006 UNICEF in agreement with the Russian Government and with financial support from the EC launched a four-year project to address the challenge of strengthening education and health care services in Chechnya and Ingushetia.

Establishment of International Rehabilitation Centre for 7-14 Year-Old Children with Disabilities

Establishment of International Rehabilitation Centre for 7-14 Year-Old Children with Disabilities

The project is about bringing EU experience and helping Russian specialsts adapt it for the Russian context in medical and social rehabilitation of children with disabilities.

Helping vulnerable mothers and their children in Russia

Helping vulnerable mothers and their children in Russia

The project is about the prevention of children from institutionalisation; supporting vulnerable mothers and preventing young child abandonment.

Celtic Cossack Connections Project in Russia

Celtic Cossack Connections Project in Russia

To foster cooperation and cultural mobility amongst national cultural institutions

Museum Token

Museum Token

Promotion of museums by developing museum shops and souvenirs

Promoting culture of the Russian Hansa cities

Promoting culture of the Russian Hansa cities

To reinforce the integration of a community of the most ancient Russian cities united by the Hanseatic links to become competent partners playing active role in the Hansa of the New Times and other European pro-city cultural networks