Participation of the Republic of Belarus in «EXPO-2017» is determined by the decision of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 25, august 2014 № 20/205-797 P1183. The main task is to ensure the maximum effect from the point of view of developing economic relations with Kazakhstan and the countries of the Central Asian region.
The theme of «EXPO-2017» will be closely linked with the implementation of the principles of the National Strategy for Sustainable Social and Economic Development of the Republic of Belarus for the period until 2020, which include:
The goals set for «EXPO-2017» meet the Concept of Energy Security of the Republic of Belarus. Among the main directions of this concept are:
Within the framework of the implementation of the National Strategy, the development of international scientific and technical cooperation in the direction of promoting domestic achievements in the foreign market is noted. «EXPO-2017» will provide an opportunity for the Republic of Belarus to demonstrate the existing potential in the country in the field of:
The scale and saturation of the «EXPO-2017» program will also make it possible to use this area in order to study and use the experience of other countries participating in the exhibition for the development of energy-saving technologies in the Republic of Belarus. Participation of the Belarusian side in «EXPO-2017» will also be interrelated with the National Program of Export Support and Development for 2016-2020 and the main mechanism for its implementation – the road map.
The main purpose of the Republic of Belarus participation in «EXPO-2017» will be to use the potential of the exhibition to demonstrate and promote Belarusian goods and services, investment projects and innovative developments, search and attract buyers and investors for native developments.
The events planned within the framework of the Republic of Belarus participation in «EXPO-2017» will be primarily aimed at developing cooperation with:
At the same time, taking into account the planned for the «EXPO-2017» exhibition forum “Eurasian Week”, as well as expansion of cooperation with partner countries of the Republic of Belarus on the Eurasian Economic Union, the program of the National Exposition will include supporting events. It will be indirectly related to the main topic «EXPO-2017», which are planned to be held not only on the territory of the exhibition, but also beyond its borders.
To achieve the set objectives of the Republic of Belarus participation in «EXPO-2017», it is proposed to solve a number of tasks, including:
A key aspect of the Republic of Belarus participation in «EXPO-2017» will be the preparation and organization of the National Exposition. Within the framework of the exposition, it is planned to organize the work of the exhibition hall, which reveals the main theme and subthemes of «EXPO-2017» and a souvenir shop. In the course of the work of the Belarusian exposition, extensive business and scientific programs will be presented, envisaging the holding by official Belarusian persons, business and scientific circles:
business forum and other events with the participation of partners of Belarus in the Eurasian Economic Union, primarily from Kazakhstan, Russia, and the countries of Central Asia. Within the framework of scientific and business programs, it is planned to hold cultural and entertainment events with the involvement of Belarusian creative collectives. Performances of collectives are supposed to be organized on the concert platform of the National exposition, as well as on cultural objects «EXPO-2017».