From Situation Analysis to Foresight

The 1st expert seminar within the frames of the joint project with WMCES

The first expert seminar according to the methodology of situational analysis/scenario planning was organised on April 13 in Minsk by the Minsk Dialogue initiative in cooperation with Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies and Belarus Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. more…

Event Reports | April 19, 2018

Europe. European Union. Eastern Partnership.

First seminar within the framework "Educate yourself on Europe"

The first seminar of the second edition of blended learning course on European Union successfully kicked off on 23-24 February, 2018, in Minsk. more…

Event Reports | February 27, 2018

KAS-Martens Centre Discussion Club 2018

New workshop series for Belarusians

In 2016 the Belarus Country Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, in cooperation with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies (Brussels), is starting a new workshop series: the “KAS-Martens Centre Discussion Club”. The aim of this initiative is to set up a non-partisan learning, professionalisation, discussion and exchange of ideas club for high-qualified Belarusian students and young professionals. more…

Event Reports | February 20, 2018

Intellectual Belarus 2040

Ideas about future economic growth in Belarus

During the Congress of Scientists in Minsk on December 12 and 13, 2017 the academic elite of the country adopted the draft strategy “Science and Technology: 2018 - 2040”. The Congress was attended by more than 2.000 delegates from Belarus and about 500 international guests from the leading foreign academies of sciences and scientific and research centres. more…

Dr. Wolfgang Sender | Country Reports | January 29, 2018

Forced marriage rather than strategic partnership


For about two years the Republic of Belarus has been increasingly searching for the improved political and economic relations with the West. The Belarusian concept of multi-vectoral foreign policy implicates that together with better relations with the European Union, Minsk shall at the same maintain its strategic partnership with Russia. Additionally, another actor is becoming more and more prominent for Belarus: the People’s Republic of China. But at the moment the Minsk-Beijing relationship is still far from being a real partnership. more…

Dr. Wolfgang Sender | Country Reports | January 28, 2018