Meeting with Belarusian media devoted to CoE 65th anniversary

On 12 May 2014 a meeting with representatives of Belarusian media, devoted to the Council of Europe 65th anniversary, was held at the CoE Information Point in Minsk. Journalists from BelTA, BelaPAN,, “SB Belarus Segodnya”, “Republic”, “Zvyazda”, “Narodnaya Gazeta”, “BDG”, “Belgazeta”, RadioBelarus were invited. The head of the Austrian Office in Minsk, Mr Alexander Bayer, has also attended the meeting. He presented the most significant achievements of the Austrian Chairmanship at the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers in the first half of 2014. In turn, the CoE Infopoint’s director Viachaslau Yarashevich presented plans of the next Chair - the Republic of Azerbaijan. During the discussion an exchange of opinions took place, and it was concluded that such meetings should become a tradition.