Who's getting the funds? What's the 30 million euro from Europe? How does international assistance work?

In this video, Andrei Yahorau, International Assistance Coordinator at Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's Office, explains how international assistance is allocated to Belarusians.

– How does the European Union allocate money for Belarusians?
– Who distributes funds?
– What are the funds used for?

“The European Commission chooses an entity which will be responsible for ensuring that the assistance reaches the recipient. In this case, the European Endowment for Democracy is such a foundation. It announces a competitive program, to which Belarusian media, activist groups, human rights defenders, and other representatives of civil society may apply”.

Andrei Yahorau explained how the funds are distributed, how to apply for assistance and whether it's possible from Belarus.

Watch the video with English subtitles.