Press Release

Statement of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Belarus

13 October 2021

Minsk, 13 October 2021

The United Nations Office of the Resident Coordinator in Belarus is aware of reports and existing concerns of the Government of Belarus in connection with a legal aid programme benefiting certain vulnerable groups of persons.  The UN is in communication with the Government of Belarus on this issue.

The UN Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team, including all UN agencies, funds and programmes working in Belarus are focused on continuing our work with and for Belarus and we look forward to further collaboration with Belarusian authorities and civil society partners, including in the area of sustainable development and human rights.

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