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  1. Proposed Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects in England and Wales, Sizewell C Nuclear Power Station

    Information about possible Transboundary Environmental Impacts (UNECE Espoo Convention and UNECE Aarhus Convention)

  2. Joint statement on the presidential elections in Belarus

    Joint statement on the presidential elections in Belarus by the Missions of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union on behalf of the EU Member States represented in Minsk.

  3. Belarus parliamentary elections 2019: Foreign Office statement

    The FCO gave a statement following a Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe and Council of Europe report into the conduct of the Belarus elections.

  4. UN Human Rights Council 41: UK closing statement

    Lord Ahmad welcomes the conclusions of the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council.

  5. UN Human Rights Council 41: Item 4 General Debate

    The UK took the opportunity to discuss China, Iran, Chechnya, the DPRK, Yemen, Egypt, Libya and Venezuela.

  6. UN Human Rights Council 41: Belarus

    The UK expressed concerns regarding restrictions on human rights, such as freedom of expression, including for journalists and media workers.

  7. Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belarus - August 2019

    Mrs Jacqueline Perkins has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus

  8. Minister for Europe meets Belarus counterpart

    The Minister for Europe, Sir Alan Duncan, has met the Foreign Minister of Belarus, Vladimir Makei.

  9. First UK Minister to visit Belarus

    The Minister for Europe will visit on 25-26 September to explore UK-Belarus cooperation on security, prosperity and reform.

  10. Foreign Office statement on demonstrations in Belarus

    Government of Belarus urged to respect right to peaceful protest.

  11. UK is the guest of honour at an international book fair in Minsk

    The United Kingdom will be the guest of honour at the XXIV Minsk International Book Fair, held on 8-12 February 2017.

  12. Applications for 2017/18 Chevening Scholarships open in Belarus

    Belarusians can apply for 2017/2018 Chevening Scholarships from 8 August until 8 November 2016.

  13. New online application service for UK visit visas

    As part of a global rollout, Access UK was launched in Belarus on 31 March for customers applying for a UK visit visa.

  14. Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Belarus

    Ms Fionna Gibb has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus

  15. Baroness Anelay welcomes conclusions of UN Human Rights Council

    The UN Human Rights Council concluded its 29th Session today with important resolutions on Syria, South Sudan, Belarus, Ukraine, discrimination and violence against women

  16. UK announces health surcharge

    Surcharge of £200 per year and £150 per year for students enables access to National Health Service in the same way as a permanent UK resident.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  17. Permanent Visa Application Centre opens in Minsk

    On 15 January UK Visas and Immigration’s commercial partner, Teleperformance, opened its permanent Visa Application Centre in Minsk.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  18. Minister for Europe concerned about human rights situation in Belarus

    David Lidington marks 4th anniversary of the arrest of opposition politicians following 2010 Presidential elections in Belarus.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  19. Call for bids for English language training course scholarship offers

    British English language schools are invited to submit scholarship offers for a 2-week language course in the UK for summer 2015.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  20. Minsk Visa Application Centre moves to a new location

    On 1 December UK Visas and Immigration’s commercial partner, Teleperformance, will open its new permanent Visa Application Centre in Minsk.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government