Joining the WTO can meet the interests of Belarusian companies oriented to domestic markets
May 25, 2017
The seminar "Protocol on accession to the WTO as a source of international obligations and the basis for legal protection in the Dispute Resolution Authority" was held on May 23 in Minsk .
9,000 rural residents of Masty District got access to drinking water
May 24, 2017
9,000 rural citizens of Masty District (the Hrodna Region), including 735 people with disabilities, have got uninterrupted access to drinking water thanks to the system of remote monitoring of water production installed in the district. The automation of 31 water intakes of Masty District allowed to provide 31 villages with the year-round uninterrupted access to drinking water supply.
New opportunities for taxation of enterprises were discussed in Brest
May 22, 2017
On May 19, a seminar "New Opportunities for Taxation of Enterprises" was held in Brest for representatives of the business community and tax inspections of the Brest Region.
500 Hrodna Citizens to Move to Energy Efficient House
May 22, 2017
The opening ceremony of the energy efficient house took place in Hrodna. The building was designed to consume at least fourfold less thermal energy than any regular new residential house in Belarus.
UNDP presented “green” projects in the framework of the XIV Republican Environmental Forum
May 11, 2017
The UNDP presented its “green” projects implemented in Belarus at the XIV Republican Environmental Forum taking place in Viciebsk. The "ClimaEast" and "Supporting the Transition to a “Green” Economy in the Republic of Belarus" projects, funded by the European Union, took the central place in the exposition of UNDP at the forum.
The First Belarusian Regional Forestry Environmental Education Center «Harni» to Help the Development of Eco-Tourism in Hrodna Region
May 4, 2017
The opening of the first Belarusian regional forestry environmental education center "Harni" has taken place today at Harni park in the Lida district of Hrodna region. The new center, created on the territory of the botanical nature monument founded in 1881, will help to preserve the unique dendrological park, create the conditions for the development of eco-tourism and training on sustainable forest use and forest management.
Belarus got acquainted with Kazakhstan experience of accession to the WTO
May 2, 2017
The workshop «Kazakhstan accession to the WTO. Guidelines for the Republic of Belarus» took place in Minsk. More than hundred representatives of the republican bodies of state administration, business, academia and other institutions took part in the workshop and got acquainted with Kazakhstan experience of accession to the WTO.
Establishing tax advisory services: Belarusian experience presented in Kazakhstan
Apr 28, 2017
The international conference "Promotion of Self-regulation in Auditing and Taxation in the Republic of Kazakhstan" has considered the policies and practices related to the work of self-regulating professional organisations in Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Italy and the Netherlands.
Mr. Achim Steiner of Germany - Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
Apr 20, 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), wrote to the President of the General Assembly requesting the General Assembly to confirm Achim Steiner of Germany as the new Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years. The General Assembly confirmed the nomination on 19 April 2017.
Energy Efficient technologies to reduce thermal and electrical energy consumption in educational institutions twice
Apr 13, 2017
Closing conference of “Energy Efficiency in Schools” project took place in Minsk. The project is financed by the European Union and implemented by UNDP Belarus. Due to the technologies introduced by the project, thermal and electrical energy consumption in educational institutions will be reduced twice.