A seminar "Social Entrepreneurship in Belarus: Viable Models and Secrets of Success" will be held in Minsk as part of the "Clearing House" programme.
Organisations interested in social entrepreneurship and opening social enterprises in future are invited to take part.


The United States decided to lift the sanctions against the Belarus energy public firm, Belarusneft. According to the Associated Press (AP), the lifting of the sanctions took place because of the great efforts made by Belarus during the successful Minsk negotiations over Ukraine. The US decision was signed by Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Kurt Tong and it was published in the Federal Register.

On March, 5, Office for a Democratic Belarus (Brussels) in partnership with the "Good Jam for Good People" initiative organised a creative workshop for children with autism who study in the integration class of Minsk City Secondary School No. 5. Together with artist Sophie Sadouskaya, kids made gifts for the International Women's day: they crafted colourful applique cards and decorated linen bags with their own drawings.

Delegation of the Bologna Follow Up Group has visited Belarus as part of the process to consider Belarus' application to join the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) in 2015. In the course of the visit the delegates met with representatives of Belarusian academia, students and universities, as well as the administration of the Ministry of Education, to assess whether Belarus with its system of higher education is ready to join EHEA.

Representatives of the Belarusian Ministry of Education, the Council of Europe and the Bologna Follow Up Group gathered in Minsk earlier today for a seminar to discuss implementation of the European Higher Education Area principles. The seminar was organized with support from Belarusian State University. The event provided representatives of Belarusian universities, the European Students Union  and other organisations with an opportunity to discuss the Bologna process and perspective development of the Belarusian system of education.

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