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The UN Representative told TUT.BY what progress with human rights in Belarus to expect
27 April 2016
The adoption of the National Action Plan on Human Rights; the study on the experience of other countries  in relation to an Ombudsman; in–depth dialogue on the death penalty; the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the three–million project on improving the professionalism of local officials. All these steps are expected to be taken by the Belarusian authorities in the near future to improve the human rights situation in the country, the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha told TUT.BY in an interview.
 
United Nations 70 Belarus Express for Sustainable Development Goals
26 April 2016
The eight–day journey of the UN70 Belarus Express for SDGs train was an adventure like no other. In fact, its seven–city whistle stop tour will be long remembered as a historic trip with lasting impact.
Secondary school #130 is named after UNRRA representative Ruth Waller
25 April 2016
The secondary school № 130 of Minsk was held the ceremony, devoted to the opening of the memorial plaque to perpetuate Ruth Waller, the Secretary of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in Belarus.
Minsk hosts International Conference "Chernobyl thirty years later. From emergency to recovery and sustainable social-economic development of affected areas"
25 April 2016
Minsk was held the International Conference "Chernobyl thirty years later. From emergency to recovery and sustainable social–economic development of affected areas".

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wtisd16.png17 May 2016, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2016)
19 May 2016
In 2016, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD-2016) will focus on the theme: “ICT entrepreneurship for social impact”, in accordance with Resolution 68 and as endorsed by ITU Council 2015.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) pride march. Photo: OHCHR/Joseph SmidaInternational Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
17 May 2016
On May 17, 2016 the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is marked.
The United Nations called on the global community to take action to ensure that all people have an equal right to live healthy lives free from violence, persecution, stigma, and discrimination
Refugees and migrants: a crisis of solidarity
06 May 2016
Secretary-General's message on International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missiong Staff
25 March 2016
On this International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff, I urge intensified efforts to bring all perpetrators of such heinous crimes to justice, and to end impunity.
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