UN in Belarus:

Beit Simcha Centre for Progressive Judaism hosted a number of events to recall the Holocaust victims on the eve of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust celebrated worldwide on January 27 each year by the decision of UN General Assembly.

Minsk, 24 January 2019 – More than 400 representatives of the Government of Belarus, international organizations and the diplomatic corps will gather here to explore ways to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a country that has seen rapid progress over the last few years.

The UN Democracy Fund’s annual call for project proposals is open until 18 January 2019

UN Department of Public Information and United Nations Development Programme in Belarus summarized the results of the research paper competition dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

December 10, 2018 marked the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which for the first time in the history of the world proclaimed the equal and inalienable rights of every person. To celebrate the Declaration anniversary, the United Nations in Belarus in cooperation with the partners from state institutions and academia held a number of special events.

December 06, 2018, an official awards ceremony and opening of the exhibition featuring the best works of prize winners of the National Drawing Exhibition Contest entitled, “Draw your Rights. 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” took place in the National Library of Belarus.

On December 1, 2018, film festival “Human Dignity, Equality, Justice” was officially opened in Pioner Cinema. Film screenings co-organized by European Union Delegation to Belarus and United Nations Organisation in Belarus were held from 1 to 10 December in Minsk for the 11th year in a row.

We are all here to launch the 16 Days Campaign of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. It starts from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.