Official name

Republic of Belarus

Population (2012 est.)

9.5 mil.

Population density (2010 est.)

46.2 per km2

Surface area

207,600 km2

Capital (population 2011 est.)

Minsk (1. 861 mil.)

Currency

Belarusian Ruble (BYR)

Official languages

Russian, Belarusian

 

Belarus lies in the northern part of Eastern Europe and it is a landlocked country. The modern Republic of Belarus was created on 27 July 1990 when the country declared itself sovereign and the process was finalised by the dissolution of the Soviet Union on 8 December 1991. Belarus is a presidential republic, governed by a president and the National Assembly. EU-Belarus relations are currently governed by the Conclusions of the Foreign Affairs Council as last set out on 15 October 2012.

In 2012, the Gross Domestic Product of Belarus was EUR 48.9 mil. The eletronic communications sector equaled EUR 928.8 mil., accounting for 2.5 % of the total GDP. In Belarus, the Ministry of Communications and Informatization is the body responsible for governmental regulation, the management and implementation of the unified state policy in the area of communications and informatization and the creation of conditions for the development of organisations of every type of ownership to operate in this area. The Operational and Analytical Centre under the Aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus is the regulator in the area of ICT that determines the policy of ICT development. On the EaPeReg platform, Belarus is represented by both state bodies.

  • About us

    Welcome to EaPeReg, the Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) Electronic Communications Regulators Network,...

    Read More ...

  • Policy of EaPeReg

    The EaPeReg Network Members gathered in Chisinau for the Plenary Assembly of 11 September 2012, where the Memorandum of Understanding of the Eastern Partnership...

    Read More ...

Ninth Plenary Session

07-

07. April 2017

Chisinau, Moldova

The 9th Plenary Session of the EaPeReg Network was held on 7 April in Chisinau, Moldova. Representatives of all 6 EaP Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and 7 EU Countries (Croatia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Poland and Sweden) attended the meeting. The Participants of the Meeting nominated the Chair and Vice – Chair for 2018, adopted the Activity Report for 2016 and Action Plan for 2017-2019, voted the extension of the MoU with BEREC, discussed the Protocol of Cooperation, things regarding the website functioning, the proposal to include Broadband development in Action plan 2017-2019, the place and dates for the next Plenary Session and workshop.

Detailed Workshop
Information ...

Workshop on consumer issues – empowerment and QoS from the point of view of consumers

12-

13. October 2016

Kyiv, Ukraine

The 17th EaPeReg Workshop on consumer issues – empowerment and QoS from the point of view of consumers was held on 12-13 October in Kyiv, Ukraine.

29 representatives of EaPeReg member countries – from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and from EU member countries – Latvia, Portugal and Romania – attended the workshop. 

Detailed Workshop
Information ...