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The European Union has announced the doubling of the bilateral assistance package in 2016 from €14.5 million in 2015 to €29 million in 2016 to Belarus.

The mission will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of the Ministry of Finance of Belarus, the Ministry of Economy of Belarus and the National Bank of Belarus.

The Managing Authority (MA) of the EU-funded “Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation” Programme calls for applications for setting up a pool of assessors. The assessors will be in charge of the evaluation of proposals to be submitted under the Belarus – Ukraine Territorial Cooperation Programme.

During the forum, we shall share the experience and lessons learnt of the 2007-2013 European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus (2007-2013 Programme) and look for partner-organisations for the cooperation within the 2014-2020 European N...

Belarusian Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky and Alain Pilloux, Vice President for Policy and Partnerships of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), have discussed a new EBRD strategy for Belarus for 2016-2019

Edited Transcript of Remarks by Stavros Lambrinidis, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, at the Conference on Death Penalty held in Minsk, Belarus, on 10 March 2016.

Belarus' Justice Minister Oleg Slizhevsky and EU Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis met in Minsk to discuss the matters related to the registration of public associations and political parties.

Belarus became one of the first countries to launch the EU-supported Women in Business programme. The programme is being implemented by the EBRD in all six Eastern Partnership countries to support women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Stavros Lambrinidis stressed that the European Union sees the recent lifting of the sanctions against Belarus “as an opportunity to multiply, to considerably step up the interaction in all areas without exception, both in political and economic areas, and in the sphere of human rights.”

The European Union International Technical Assistance Centre in Belarus is your reliable guide to EU assistance

Since gaining independence the Republic of Belarus has become an active participant in international technical cooperation among states and leading international organizations in the following priority areas:

  • human resource development, improvement of living standards and the delivery of social services;
  • sustainable economic growth through further development of foreign trade, innovation and investment activities;
  • energy efficiency;
  • environmental protection, rehabilitation and sustainable development of areas affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

The European Union is one of the main donors of international technical assistance to Belarus. The European Union is the major donor of technical assistance in the world and it developes many assistance programmes worldwide with a total budget of more than 10 billion euro a year.