Professional organization

    • Belarusian Association of Journalists

      Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) was set up in 1995. BAJ is a non-governmental non-profit organisation, aiming to ensure freedom of speech and rights of receiving and distributing information and promoting professional standards of journalism. BAJ has its members in over 160 independent and state-owned publications, publishing companies, radio and television companies. BAJ has affiliate offices in all six regions of the country. From 1997 BAJ is a member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), from 2003 affiliate member of Reporters Sans Frontiers (RSF).

    • Belarusian PEN Centre

      Belarusian PEN Centre is a non-governmental, non-political and non-commercial organisation. It was founded by the Organising Committee in November 1989 and adopted to International P.E.N. at its World Congress in 1990.

    • The International Finance Corporation's Business Associations Capacity Building Project

      Over the first year, the Project has worked with the following five business associations: Belarusian Union of Entrepreneurs; Minsk City Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers; Brest Region Union of Entrepreneurs; Association of Employers and Entrepreneurs Vitebsk); Entrepreneurs' Club NGO (Grodno).


      The Belarusian Association of Entrepreneurs is the national public association of small, medium-sized and large private businesses.