Vulnerability issues of people aged 50+ in Belarus

Vulnerability issues of people aged 50+ in Belarus

Documents such as the Treaty establishing the European Community and the European Union (EU) Charter of Fundamental Rights set out fundamental social objectives, such as the promotion of employment and social protection, and include principles such as freedom, equality, and solidarity, and the right to fair and just working conditions, as well as social security and social assistance and equality between men and women.

COMPACT CITY. Fair and efficient urban development: a ‘compact city’ concept for Belarus

COMPACT CITY. Fair and efficient urban development: a ‘compact city’ concept for Belarus (2017)

Previous studies revealed that hidden urban sprawl takes place in agglomeration ring of Minsk with 1 million m2 dwellings recently built in the capital’s nearby villages. According to the latest news, Belarus authorities urged to stop development of Minsk agglomeration ring and to use more efficient the opportunities of urban development within the city. CASE Belarus’ research shows that current urban sprawl in Belarus is inefficient and creates high costs for the society.