image2 12.12.2019

The Hamster, Souslik and Flying Squirrel: Save Super Rodents! Initiative is named the best communication campaign

On 11 December, the award ceremony of the winners of the communication contest among projects funded by the European Union in the Republic of Belarus was held in Ў Gallery, Minsk. The main objectives of the event were to identify the best cases of communication activities/project campaigns and to present the latest PR technologies applied in the projects.



The jury, comprising Marina Zolotova, TUT.BY Editor-in-Chief; Dmitry Kurlovich, A1 Marketing Communication Manager; Tatsiana Aliakseyeva, Press and Information Coordinator, Project Section of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Belarus, have picked out the best among the 26 applications submitted to the contest.



The winners received the diplomas from Dirk Shuebel, Head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus.


The first in the Best Communication Campaign nomination was the Hamster, Souslik and Flying Squirrel: Save Super Rodents! Initiative (under the Ecomonitoring Project).

The 1st place in the Best Communication Event nomination was awarded to the Her Business photo exhibition (project: Employment and Vocational Education and Training in Belarus).

ROVAR.INFO information portal was named the best communication product (project: Urban Cycling in Belarus).


Also, the following contest laureates were recognized:

The Best Communication Campaign:

2nd place — Puchavičy Land – Separate the Waste! (project: Strengthening Waste Management Services for the Rural Population of Puchavičy District, Minsk Region);

3rd place — Adult Bicycle School (project: Urban Cycling in Belarus).


The Best Communication Event:

2nd place — Festival of Light (project: PubLiCity: Energy Efficient Modernization of Public Lighting in the City of Polack);

2nd place — Cycling to Work in Winter action (project: Urban Cycling in Belarus);

3rd place — inclusive camp and INФЕСТ festival (project: Valožyn without Barriers).


The Best Communication Product:

2nd place How to Study Rivers? interactive manual for school students (project: Cross-Border Water Inspectors);

3rd place — Belarus-Ukraine Transboundary Museum Cluster (project: The Dnieper Ferry);

3rd website (project: Navapolack – from an Inclusive School to an Inclusive City).