The IVth  Forum of environmental organizations was held in Minsk


In Minsk on July 24-25 the fourth forum of environmental organizations was organized . This event is held every two years and appears to be the integration platform for the exchange of ideas, experience, capacity and networking, development of common positions and strategies for activities in the field of environmental policy, environmental law and environmental protection.
























The forum was attended by representatives of different levels, ranging from international large organizations, ending with local environmental initiatives. Representatives of various educational institutions, local environmental organizations, the media, the independent participants could be seen on the event.























Environmental policy issues became the mainly mainstream of eco-forum. Such topics as: "National Environmental Policy of the Republic of Belarus: challenges and priorities", "Overview of international projects aimed at preserving the environment and the development of environmental policies in Belarus, 2014-2016", the possibility of cooperation of NGOs and religious organizations in Belarus, sustainable management of forests and forest ecosystems, "Potential ways of development of specially protected natural territories of Belarus", "Public participation in solving the problems of dealing with mercury and other relevant pollutants " and so forth were presented at the forum.























At the end of the Forum the resolution was adopted.


Photos are taken from the site of the Forum Co-organizer: http://greenbelarus.info/              The author: Maxim Rylkov