About the program «What Do Belarusians Think» – OEEC

About the program «What Do Belarusians Think»

The program «What do Belarusians think» started in September, 2014, and passed a long way of transformation and revision. «What do Belarusians think» was created as a space for presenting results of expert researches and organizing proper discussion around them; however, based on the reflections regarding running public discussions several improvements and changes were introduced into the concept of «What do Belarusians think». At this moment, the program intends to transmit valuable scientific data on «hot» social issues along with opinions of civic leaders or VIPs in various spheres on these topics that are meant to facilitate the communication in the society.

In 2015-2016 four discussions were held by the Office for European Expertise and Communication. The topics of urbanism and city planning «Who is your city Minsk», gender equality, Bologna process and reforms of high education and reform of pension fund were discussed among experts, researchers and general public interested in the issues.