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.)


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.

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Twelfth Plenary Assembly (21 November 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Date: 21st November 2018

Place: Vilnius, Lithuania, Novotel Vilnius Center

The 12th Plenary Assembly was organized by the Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania (RRT) as the EaPeReg Vice-Chair in 2018, in cooperation with the National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NCCIR), as the EaPeReg Chair in 2018, with the support of the European Commission. All the logistics were provided by CECOFORMA.

The main aim of the 12th Plenary Assembly was to discuss the progress and plans as regards the EaPeReg activities in 2018, including the activities of its three Expert Working Groups on roaming, spectrum and broadband/benchmarking, discuss and adopt the EaPeReg Work Plan 2019, elect the EaPeReg Leadership 2019, and other issues important for further EaPeReg activities.

25 experts participated in the 12th Plenary Assembly, from the EaP countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine; EU Member States, namely: Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic.

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