Belarus. On 19 September 1991, the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic informed the United Nations that it had changed its name to Belarus. « Back to Member States List.
The UN Office in Belarus was opened in 1992. The UN mandate in Belarus was delineated by an agreement between the Government of Belarus and the UN, signed on 15 May 1992, which calls upon the UN “to support and supplement the national efforts at solving the most important problems of its economic development and to promote social progress and better standards of life”.
Since Belarusine's independence in August 1991, membership in the United Nations is a priority of Belarusine's foreign policy. Permanent Mission Composition [ edit ] The permanent mission of Belarus consists of permanent representative, three counsellors (one of which is a permanent representative deputy) and a military adviser.
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After the war, Belarus was among the 51 founding member states of the United Nations Charter and as such it was allowed an additional vote at the UN, on top of the Soviet Union's vote. Vigorous postwar reconstruction promptly followed the end of the war and the Byelorussian SSR became a major center of manufacturing in the western USSR, creating jobs and attracting ethnic Russians.
Sep 26, 2009 · As a founding member of the United Nations, Belarus was sure of the Organization’s ability to play a leading role in generating partnerships in order to overcome most acute global problems, he ...
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Aug 10, 2020 · The UN Secretary-General has appealed for restraint in Belarus, where ongoing clashes between police and demonstrators continue following disputed elections held on Sunday. Protests broke out overnight in the capital, Minsk, and other cities, ahead of preliminary results announced on Monday, which showed longtime President Alexander Lukashenko ...
Sep 18, 2020 · Harassment, intimidation, pressure and reported expulsion from Belarus of members of the opposition, including the members of the Coordination Council, should stop.” Successive UN Special Rapporteurs on the situation of human rights in Belarus had consistently described a deeply oppressive environment for human rights in the country, Ms. Al ...
Belarus is a part of Belarus-Russia Union State, as well as European-Asian Union, a customs union which includes both countries and several other CIS-members also. As for today, the Belarus-Russia integration is mostly economical, with free trade and free movement zones established between the two countries, but Russia is being seen as demanding deeper political and administrative integration.