Белорусский фонд мира Belarusian fund of peace
19.04.2018 / Администратор

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The Khatyn disaster is a tragic page in the history of not only Belarus, but the whole world. It is interesting to researchers and historians of many countries as the brightest example of the need to renounce wars and cruelty.

This same desire united the participants of the V international scientific and practical conference “Khatyn and her sisters: tragedy and memory” that took place on March 22-23, 2018 in the museum of the Great Patriotic War to mark the 75th anniversary of the Khatyn tragedy. The organizers of the conference were the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Russian Foundation “Historical Memory”. And by tradition, the “Belarusian Peace Foundation” also took an active part in the conference. With the report “International project of the Belarusian Peace Foundation” Social support for people who survived in the burnt Belarusian villages. 1941-1944. “”, Coordinator of the project Natalia Kirillova, a member of the “Belarusian Peace Foundation”. Within the framework of the Belarusian Peace Foundation, the international project “Raising the status of the survivors of burned Belarusian villages” has been implemented for a long time since October 2010 with the support of the German foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future”. The project is carried out by the Belarusian Peace Foundation, the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus is the partner organization. “The branched out structure of the Belarusian Peace Fund allows to cover the whole of Belarus. The regional and regional offices of the Peace Foundation compile lists of survivors of the burnt Belarusian villages. At present, we can say that in Belarus there are approximately 9.5 thousand people living in the burned down Belarusian villages, and the Peace Foundation is trying to help them. This project was and will be a priority for the “Belarusian Peace Foundation”, which sets itself the task and after many decades to carry out peace-building in our country.IMG_1559-900x675 IMG_1536-900x675  IMG_1577-900x6751 (1)