MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of results of joint projects for Belarus

2 October 2018 Minsk

On Thursday, 4 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present in Minsk the results of joint projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Belarus, conducted in 2015-2018. The European Union and the Council of Europe has been implementing three country-specific projects in...

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Human rights publications presented in Minsk

13 June 2018 Minsk

On 30 May 2018 the Council of Europe organised in Minsk, Belarus a panel discussion on the right to a fair trial in the light of the law of the European Court of Human Rights. The event was combined with the presentation of the Russian editions of the three Council of Europe publications: the...

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Abolition of death penalty discussed in Minsk

18 April 2018 MINSK

On 18 April 2018 a Round Table on “Legal Aspects of the Abolition of Death Penalty” was organized in Minsk by the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Working Group of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on the Study of Death Penalty as a Measure of Punishment Applied in the...

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Human rights for Belarusian students

7 February 2018 Belarus

On 29 January-2 February 2018 the Council of Europe held in Dzershinsk, Belarus, a winter school on European Human Rights Standards. The five-day event was organised in co-operation with Belarusian State University for a group of 28 students of law and international relations. The central theme...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Council of Europe and European Union to present results of projects for Belarus

3 November 2017 Minsk

On Thursday, 9 November, the Council of Europe and European Union will present in Minsk the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Belarus The three country-specific projects carried out in in Belarus under the Partnership for Good Governance[1] in 2015-2017 are funded...

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Right to appeal in the criminal justice system in Belarus

22 December 2017 Minsk

Challenges to the introduction of the institute of appeal in criminal proceedings were discussed on 19 December 2017 in Minsk, Belarus, by the representatives of the judiciaries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and the Council of Europe experts. The interregional conference...

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Training seminar on introduction to modern human resources management at local level

18 December 2017 Minsk

A training seminar introducing modern human resource management took place in Minsk on 12-14 December 2017 within the framework of bilateral co-operation under the Partnership for Good Governance between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The event gathered the heads and top human...

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Presentation of Council of Europe materials for legal professionals in Belarus

10 November 2017 Minsk

On 2 November 2017, the Council of Europe and the European Union, in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, held an event “Law of the European Convention on human rights: presentation of the Council of Europe materials for legal professionals of the Republic of Belarus”....

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Results of joint European projects for Belarus were presented in Minsk

9 November 2017 Minsk

From 2015 to 2017, the European Union and the Council of Europe have been conducting three country-specific projects in Belarus. The results of these projects with a total budget of 200,000 Euros have been presented to media in Minsk today. Belarus has also participated in the 14 regional...

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Belarus works on improvement of data protection legislation

25 september 2017 minsk

A one-day International seminar on "Improvement of legal regulation on data protection of Belarus” was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Enhance the right to data protection”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good...

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Study visit on sharing inter-municipal co-operation experience

3 July 2017 Bilbao

A delegation of representatives of central and local public authorities from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus participated in a study visit in Bilbao (Spain) on 26-28 June 2017. The participants were acquainted with the Spanish experience in developing inter-municipal co-operation (IMC),...

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Council of Europe representatives participate at the sitting of the Council for Cooperation of Local Self-Government Bodies in Belarus

3 May 2017 Minsk

At the invitation of the Republican Council of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, the Council of Europe good governance tools that might be applied in Belarus were presented to the Council for Cooperation of Local Self-Government Bodies. The sitting took place 28 April, in Minsk...

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Training in Belarus for education professionals on human rights education and on competences for democratic culture

15 March 2017 Minsk

35 representatives of the National Institute of Education and other leading educational institutions participated in a 4-day training course on the main principles of the Education for Democratic Citizenship/Human Rights Education at the policy level and on the Reference Framework of Competences...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Presentation of mid-term results for Belarus projects

2 November 2016 Minsk

On Thursday, 3 November, the Council of Europe and European Union will present in Minsk the mid-term results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Belarus. The two country-specific projects carried out in in Belarus under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework (PCF) in...

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Rountable on electoral standards and the electoral process in Belarus

18 May 2016 Minsk

The Venice Commission participated in a round table on "Electoral standards and the electoral process improvement”. The event was organised by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus. This activity falls in the...

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Corporate criminal liability training in Belarus

21 May 2016 Minsk

Prosecutors and investigators from Belarus followed a two-day training on the liability of legal entities, in Minsk on 17-18 May. In the course of the training participants examined different approaches to regulating corporate liability and good strategies and tools for investigation and...

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Roundtable on elections in Belarus Parliament

18 May 2016 Minsk

A round table on electoral standards and improvement of the electoral process in Belarus will take place in Minsk on 18 May 2016, with a veiw to the forthcoming Belarusian parliamentary elections in September 2016. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe observed the October 2015...

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