The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus, where the incumbent will be placed, serves to support the operation of the UN Resident Coordinator who brings together the different UN agencies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operational activities at the country level.
UN News in Belarus
Since the spring of 2018, the UNDP “Small Towns” project has launched a series of seminars on the basics of entrepreneurship. Trainings are held for those residents of small and medium-sized cities of Viciebsk and Mahilioŭ region who are just thinking or already preparing to start their own business.
KYKY met with the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha. He was born in Sri-Lanka and chose a very difficult profession – His profession was crisis management in the time of military conflicts and natural disasters, as well as journalism, law and restaurant management KYKY met with Mr. Samarasinha to understand how his vision of Belarus has changed in 5 years and why changes in our country should be close to everyone's heart in order to be truly successful.
Recently, 2 radiologists from the N.N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre of Belarus for Oncology and Medical Radiology attended training in the United Kingdom at the St. George’s Breast Education Centre and at the breast cancer screening centre at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
On February 19, the final conference of the project "Assisting the Government of the Republic of Belarus in Accession to the World Trade Organization through Strengthening National Institutional Capacity and Expertise (Phase 4) was held”. According to experts, the process of Belarus' accession to the WTO is going smoothly and dynamically.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the most ambitious, universal, people-centred and planet-sensitive set of goals and targets ever conceived by the United Nations, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a regional leaders forum in Belarus on Wednesday.
Ms. Amina J. Mohammed will participate in the Regional SDG Coordination Leaders Forum, which will be held in Minsk on 21 February.
Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus. His mandate expires in May 2018, and Mr. Sanaka kindly agreed to discuss tacit rules of influence in Belarusian politics, invisible cooperation with officials and ministries in our country, and to voice his impressions of Belarus as a former journalist (he says “Once a journalist, always a journalist”) for the first time to #RFRM.