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Culture Code signed in Belarus
The Code envisages the formation of a mechanism for the regulation of relations in culture and the elimination of existing drawbacks in legal regulation on the basis of operational legal institutes. The document also reduces the number of legal acts in culture and streamlines them.


During the visit to the enterprise Lukashenko urges multiplier effect in manufacturing industries
During the visit to the enterprise the President was informed about the development of innovative technologies and the organization of production of high-quality engine parts, promotion of export and import substitution. Alexander Lukashenko was interested in the development prospects of the enterprise.


An archive photo Elections 2016. PACE pre-electoral mission to visit Belarus 8-11 August
Elections 2016. Besides, Deputy Chairman of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, special coordinator of the OSCE at the Belarusian parliamentary election Kent Harstedt will visit Belarus on 13-15 August.
Belarus outlines its position on UNCTAD priorities
A delegation of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the session on 17-22 July. Belarus' representative was elected Vice Chairman of the Conference.
During the meeting. Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Belarus interested in long-term ties with major Japanese corporations
During the meeting the sides also discussed topical aspects of Belarus-Japan relations focusing on interparliamentary cooperation. The Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs mentioned a considerable invigoration of the Belarus-Japan political dialogue.


Belarus harvests 1 million tonnes of grain
This year, the average yield makes up 33.5 centners per hectare, 3.4 centners up from last year.


Photo courtesy of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs WHO explores opportunities to expand project activities in Belarus
Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei met with the newly appointed Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO)/Head of the WHO Country Office in Belarus Batyr Berdyklychev on 20 July.
Interior Ministry: Inflow of refugees from Ukraine to Belarus down three times
As of 1 July 2016, 351 people applied to the citizenship and migration department for a refugee status. 80% of the applicants are Ukrainian citizens. Among the applicants there are also citizens of Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Egypt and some other states from that region.
Belarus to develop legislation for adaptation to climate change by 2019
In 2017-2030 Belarus will draw up a program of measures on adaptation actions and practices in territorial development, transport infrastructure planning, development of urban projects of general, special and detailed planning.


Elvira Herman. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Belarus wins three medals at IAAF World U20 Championships
Belarus' Elvira Herman won a 100m Hurdles gold medal (12.85 seconds). Decathlete Maxim Andraloit took silver with 8,046 points. Gleb Zhuk won a Discus Throw bronze with the result of 61 meters 70 centimeters.


Freaky Summer Party in Minsk
On 23 and 24 July, the amusement park Dreamland hosted the annual festival Freaky Summer Party. The art picnic featured four music venues, an educational area, children's area, and some 50 entertainment stations.
Viktor Babarikin presents the prize to Anastasia Gladilina Grand Prix of Vitebsk 2016 children's song contest goes to Anastasia Gladilina from Russia
The Russian singer was honored with a special prize and the Grand Prix winner's diploma. Belarus' Anastasia Zhabko got the first prize, a special prize and a diploma.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' National History Museum Diplomatic gifts, silver 'Vitaut's belt' on display in Vitebsk
Silver “Vitaut's belt” and exclusive foreign gifts to the head of state are on display in Vitebsk during the Slavonic Bazaar festival. Three exhibition projects were launched at the Vitebsk Town Hall on 15 July.