UN in Belarus:

There are about 6,000 people who are not citizens of any state in Belarus. "A stateless person" is a legal term used in such cases.

15 May 2018 Ms. Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki arrived in Belarus to assume the post of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Belarus and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Ms. Kazana-Wisniowiecki also serves as Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Belarus and the Head of the UN office of Department of Public Information (DPI). She is UN Designated Official for Security for 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.