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A lecture by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus “Belarus and its Neighbors”

February 13, 2017 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Location:2017 Dunton Tower
Cost:Free

About the lecture

In 2017, Canada will mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the Republic of Belarus. In anticipation of the anniversary, Oleg Kravchenko will discuss the foreign policy of Belarus toward her neighborhood (including Russia, Ukraine, and EU countries) and outline the growing potential of Belarus-Canada relations.

About the speaker

Oleg Kravchenko is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus and served as Head of the U.S. and Canada Division on the Americas Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2008-2014, he served as Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Belarus in the United States.

This public lecture is co-hosted by the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), Centre for Governance and Public Managment (CGPM) and the Embassy of Belarus in Canada .