On 21 September, the day when the UN Youth Climate Summit opened in New York, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, the National Arts Centre for Children and Youth, and the United Nations in the Republic of Belarus announced the kickoff of the VII International Children’s Drawing Contest entitled, “The Children of Planet Earth are Friends.”

On 12 September, business incubator in the High Technologies Park hosted a press-conference dedicated to the official start of Byazmezhnaya project initiated by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

Minsk, 04 September 2019 – The joint Belarus-UN International High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Use of New and Emerging Technologies, co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, was opened in Minsk yesterday by His Excellency Mr. Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus, and concluded today with the adoption of a Co-Chairs’ Summary of the discussions held during its sessions.

Minsk, 03 September 2019 – The joint Belarus-UN International High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Use of New and Emerging Technologies, co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, started its work today in Minsk, Belarus.

The United Nations today announced that 100 outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, September 21 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Statelessness is a problem that affects at least 10 million people worldwide and about 6,000 people in Belarus. Statelessness impacts social and economic rights such as the right to education, work, social security, housing, medical care, as well as civil and political rights, including freedom of movement, freedom from arbitrary detention and the right to participate in political life.

On July 15, “Learn. Act. Share.” a youth camp relating specifically to counter-trafficking in persons opened in the health and fitness centre near Minsk.

At the 12th meeting of the Working Party on the Accession of Belarus on 11 July, a high-level government delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Turchin reaffirmed the strong intention of Minsk to complete WTO accession negotiations by the next WTO Ministerial Conference, which will take place in June 2020 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.