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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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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.
Secretary-General's message on World Water Day
22 March 2016
This year’s World Water Day focuses on the links between water and jobs.  Almost half of all workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water–related sectors, and nearly all jobs depend on the availability of freshwater.
Celebrate Earth Hour
15 March 2016
Earth Hour belongs to you. Celebrate your commitment to the planet with your friends, family, community or at work–in your own way. A simple event can be just turning off all non–essential lights from 8.30pm–9:30 pm.
No changes in the dismal human rights situation in Belarus since the presidential election
01 February 2016
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Miklós Haraszti
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