Year of science
2017 - The Year of Science
President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed the Decree "On the Announcement of 2017 as the Year of Science"The document is aimed at enhancing the role of science in the socio-economic development of Belarus. This solution will contribute to:· Active use of scientific achievements in the implementation of the most important tasks of the country's development;· Creation of favorable conditions for preservation and development of scientific potential;· Formation of the international image of Belarus as a country with a high level of intellectual and human capital.The government together with the National Academy of Sciences, regional executive committees, Minsk City Executive Committee is to develop and approve the republican plan of measures to hold the Year of Science in 2017. The plan will reflect the interaction of science with the social sphere and branches of the economy, innovation activity, international scientific and technical cooperation.In addition, the implementation of the plan will create conditions for the development of national scientific schools, university and branch science and will contribute to the enhancement of the scientific potential of Belarus, the support of creative young scientists and specialists, and their patriotic education.