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18 Nov 2016

Inclusive Belarus regional campaign to start 21 November

MINSK, 18 November (BelTA) – The regional campaign Inclusive Belarus: Leaving No One Behind in Reaching Sustainable Development Goals will be held in Minsk and all the oblast centers of the country, BelTA learned from the UN Department of Public Information in Belarus.

The campaign is run by the United Nations in cooperation with state-run organizations and NGOs with the participation of representatives of business and international community. The event will continue the initiative UN70 Belarus Express for Sustainable Development Goals and is aimed at raising the awareness in the society about discrimination, barriers, and inequality. It is also supposed to fight stigmatization and stereotyping with regard to vulnerable population groups.

The regional stage of the campaign will kick off in Grodno on 21 November, continue in Brest (24 November), Gomel (30 November), Mogilev (2 December), Vitebsk (6 December), and will finish in Minsk on 9 December.

The Inclusive Belarus campaign kicked off in Minsk on 24 October with a ceremony to plant trees in honor of the 71st anniversary of the United Nations.

 

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