BelCCI and Academy of Public Administration sign Cooperation Agreement
14 June 2021

Vladimir Ulakhovich, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Vyacheslav Danilovich, Rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Belarus, signed a Cooperation Agreement between the two organizations.

The document was signed at the Academy of Public Administration, during the meeting of Vladimir Ulakhovich and Vyacheslav Danilovich, where promising avenues of the sides' interaction, possible joint projects in business education and information and publishing activities were discussed. Participating in the meeting were also the first Vice-Rector of the Academy Olga Soldatova and the Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Academy Valery Matsel.

Aiming to strengthen business relations, enhance practice-oriented education and improve the educational infrastructure that facilitates foreign economic ties development, the BelCCI and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Belarus agreed to cooperate in the following areas:

  • providing advice and conducting joint training sessions (including round tables, thematic discussions) on practice-oriented educational programs and disciplines with the involvement of  the BelCCI managerial staff and specialists;
  • organization of classes and internships for the Academy students at the BelCCI premises;
  • assistance in improving the level of professional skills of employees (internships, exchange of experience, etc.);
  • joint preparation of educational publications, as well as the publication of scientific, scientific-practical and journalistic materials on agreed topics in the newsletters of the parties;
  • development and implementation of educational programs and interaction in the field of advanced training of managers and specialists of export-oriented enterprises;
  • exchange of information on the main trends in the development of the world economy, export opportunities;
  • assistance in the development of small and medium-sized businesses, search for business partners, enhancement of cooperation in marketing, socio-economic studies;
  • organization of exhibitions and expositions and other events that contribute to strengthening the positive image of Belarusian business entities in foreign markets, including the development of pavilion concepts and their decoration;
  • the BelCCI-based commercialization of the R&D results of  the Academy of Public Administration;
  • posting announcements, press releases, reviews, reports and other information about joint events on the Internet resources of the parties.

The BelCCI Chairman said that the signing of the Agreement was the first step, which created a framework for further long-term cooperation of the Chamber and the Academy, provided for uniting the potential of the two organizations to implement ambitious goals and objectives in the field of personnel training and foreign economic activity. "There are many areas and fields we can successfully cooperate in to develop educational infrastructure, expand international relations. I am sure that we will implement the projects planned and will meet the new academic year with ready-made programs," Vladimir Ulakhovich underlined.

As he visited the Academy of Public Administration, the Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry delivered a lecture for the Managerial Personnel Institute students majoring in State Administration and Economy. Vladimir Ulakhovich spoke on the activities of the Chamber on developing the external economic relations of Belarusian business with foreign partners, rendering practical assistance to enterprises in the promotion of the domestic products to foreign markets, presented the key directions and principles of the foreign trade policy of Belarus, the structure of domestic exports and major brands that promote the country image abroad.