Belarus works to achieve sustainable development in social, economic sectors - statesperson
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 26
By Matanat Nasibova - Trend:
Belarus is purposefully working to achieve sustainable development in various social and economic sectors, the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Marianna Shchotkina said at the Baku Forum on Sustainable Development, which was held as part of the VI Baku International Humanitarian Forum on Oct. 26.
There are documents that are adopted by Belarus, and now the country has developed a strategy for sustainable development, which focuses not only on tasks related to economics, ecology, but also strengthening the health of the nation and ensuring a high quality of life at the expense of each person's potential, Shchotkina said.
She added that this implies the creation of new jobs and increase the level of employment.
Issues of ensuring gender equality in Belarus can be regarded as an accelerator for achieving the goals of the national strategy of the state, Shchotkina said.
The VI International Humanitarian Forum dedicated to "Shaping a New World and a New Humanity: Creativity and Human Development", was launched in Baku on Oct. 25.
The two-day forum is attended by 581 people, including 416 foreign guests from 86 countries and 24 international organizations.