Head of the National Anti-Crisis Management
Year of birth: 1973
Faculty of Law of the Belarusian State University
Minsk State Linguistic University.
2020 Head of the National Anti-Crisis Management;
2020 Member of the Presidium of the Coordination Council;
2019 Director General of the Yanka Kupala National Academic Theater, Member of the National Commission of the Republic of Belarus for UNESCO;
2017 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Principality of Monaco and Permanent Representative to the World Tourism Organization concurrently;
2013 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic concurrently;
2012 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the French Republic, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to UNESCO;
2009 Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus;
2002 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Poland;
2000 Head of the Information Department, Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus;
1996 Vice-Consul, Consul of the Consulate General of the Republic of Belarus in Bialystok (Poland);
1995 Attaché of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.
During his work as the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus developed "Culture of Belarus", "Castles of Belarus"state programs, established the National Theater Award, the National Music Award, the Patron of Culture of Belarus Award, the "Museums of Belarus" National Forum, established the National Center for Contemporary Arts; was created cultural centers of Belarus abroad; opened the UNESCO monuments — Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace after the restoration, the project "Cultural Capital of Belarus", the festival "Belarusians Abroad".
An Advisory Council on Belarusians Abroad has been established, legislation on the financing of theatrical and entertainment organizations, as well as on the development of public-private partnership in the field of culture has been reformed.
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the 2nd class, 2002
Civil servant of the first class 2009
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, 2012
Breastplate "For contribution to the development of Belarusian culture", 2017
Diploma of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, 2018
Diploma of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, 2018
Order of St. Mary Magdalene II degree of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church, 2008
Honorary Citizen of Bethune, France.
In charge of security issues
Suvorov Military School;
Higher Military School of Strategic Missile Forces;
Institute of Contemporary Knowledge. Finance and Credit.
Successful set up a series of businesses since 1995
Author and head of famous restaurants in Minsk, as well as catering company "Prokopiev catering".
Head of many well-known companies in Minsk.
Made a number of powerful and timely appeals in support of the protests. Has a clear picture of the socio-political system of the country.
Did a lot to change the culture and appearance of Minsk.
Stated his intention to win the election of the mayor of Minsk in a fair and competitive struggle after the regime change and political reform.
Was one of the most persistent advocates of a visa-free regime for foreign nationals.
In charge of foreign policy and trade
Academy of Management under the President of the Republic of Belarus, Master of Management in "Electronic Government";
Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Bachelor’s degree, specialist in "International Law".
2020 Relations Manager of the Belarusian Sports Solidarity Foundation;
2020 Deputy Head of Department, Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus;
2019 Deputy General Director, Cyber Industry in the Industry Information Market Development Association;
2019 Deputy Director, "Directorate of the 2019 European Games II " Foundation;
2017 Secretary General, National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus;
2015 Senior Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Poland;
2014 Chief Counselor of the Foreign Policy Department, Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus;
2010 2nd Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Poland;
2006 2nd Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.
Representation and launch of companies in the Russian Federation and the Republic of Poland.
Representation and launch of companies in the Republic of Belarus.
Advanced training courses in IT and strategic economic planning of the Korean programs KoIL and KOICA (Seoul).
In charge of coordination with the Coordination Council and Headquarters of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya
Member of the Presidium of the Coordination Council
Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus for the qualification "Lawyer";
Republican Institute for Advanced Training and Retraining Personnel of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection;
Eastern European School of Political Studies Transparency International School on Integrity (School of Integrity and Anti-Corruption) et al.
Studied the experience of building and functioning of state systems and public institutions, as well as ways to solve various social problems in Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Austria, Ukraine, Slovakia, Spain, Armenia, Georgia.
Member of the Presidium of the Coordination Council;
Co-chair of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party (EPP member);
She worked in the civil service in the Department of Social Protection and the Department of Housing Policy, as a lecturer on labor and housing legislation, as a lawyer in a private construction company, chairwoman of the board of ZhBVK.
Winner of the Sakharov Prize in 2020.
In charge of justice issues
Was trained in crisis management. Passed the exam in the Bankruptcy Department, majoring in Anti-Crisis Manager. Assigned category A, then, in advanced training, category B.
Received a certificate of "business" lawyer from the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus.
Master of BSEU, dissertation on "Disputes of the Founders".
BSEU, Faculty of Law.
2015 Managed by Mk-Consulting LLC. Specializations: crisis management, legal consulting;
2010 Founder and Director of Mk-Consulting LLC;
2008 One of the founders and director of the law firm "Reliable Choice". Field of activity: legal assistance in starting and running a business in Belarus;
Defended the interests of a shareholder in the bankruptcy case of the bank in the Supreme Court of Belarus (Minsk 2019−2020, the subject of the dispute — the transfer of management of a bank with net assets of more than $ 30 million);
Prepared the Belarusian part of the documents in the international investment dispute Manolium v. The Republic of Belarus (The Hague, 2018−2020, the amount is more than $ 2000);
Achieved more than 9 million euros in debt recognition from a major state-owned company;
In the dispute between the Spanish company and the Belarusian dairy plant, an amicable agreement was reached and $ 200,000 was collected.
In charge of cultural and national heritage issues
Brest Music College named after G. Shirma, choral conducting department (academic choir);
Belarusian State Academy of Music, solo singing (class of Associate Professor Lyudmila Shcherbakova);
Master classes by famous masters of opera singing and vocal arts: Nadezhda Kucher, Richard Barker, Teimuraz Gugushvili, Kaludi Kaludov, Axel, Everaert.
Finalist and laureate of 14 prestigious international vocal competitions in Belarus, Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA, Georgia, Estonia and Lithuania.
In charge of youth policy, physical culture and sports
2020 Head of the Belarusian Sports Solidarity Foundation.
Two-time vice-champion of the 2012 Olympic Games (50 and 100 meters freestyle);
Bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games (50 meters freestyle);
Winner of gold medals at the World and European "Long Course" Championships (50 m);
Winner of gold medals at the World and European "Short Course" Championships (25 m);
Multiple Universiade Champion of 2009, 2011 and 2013;
Honored Master of Sports of the Republic of Belarus 2012
In charge of regional development
Graduated from the Belarusian State Polytechnic Academy, electrical engineer.
Graduated from the Lviv Regional Institute of Public Administration of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, Master of Public Administration.
Internships in Poland, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, USA on public administration, economic reforms and human rights.
2004 Regional Representative for the Brest Region CJSC ANC Belrosneftekhimresurs;
2005 Director, Deputy Director of the advertising and publishing private unitary enterprise "Palard";
2006 Deputy Director of the Analytical Department of the European Wave International Analytical and Information Agency;
1999 Executive Secretary of the Belarusian Student Trade Union "Solidarity";
2008 Chairman of the Brest regional branch of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) Party.
2009 Deputy Chairman of the BPF Party;
2007 Member of the Belozersky City Council of Deputies;
2003 Deputy Chairman of the City Council;
In 2004, 2008, 2016, ran for the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus;
2006 Proxy and head of the Brest regional headquarters of the sole UDF presidential candidate, Aleksandr Milinkevich;
In 2007 elected Deputy Chairman of the Movement for Freedom at the Constituent Assembly of the Movement;
2012 Elected First Deputy Chairman of the Movement for Freedom;
2016 Elected Chairman of the Movement For Freedom.
Coordinator of the NAM
Marketing Faculty of the Belarusian State Economic University.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance (City Business School).
2020 Founder, Director of the non-profit organization "Honest People";
2019 Director of Marketing of Silver Screen cinemas;
2017 Head of marketing services agency PR Cube;
2016 Commercial Director, PR Cube;
2014 Account Director, PRKVADRAT;
2013 Account Manager, PRKVADRAT
Founder and head of the non-profit project "Creaton" (kreaton.by.)
Project Manager Great Guest House (Christmas market with a concert program in the historic center of Minsk)
Dr. Vladzimir ASTAPENKA
Responsible for relations with Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), and the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO)
Graduated in 1985 from the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO) under aegis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR; post-graduate studies at the Belarusian State University and at MGIMO-University with the title of Ph.D. in International and European Law in 2000.
1985 — 1990 Third Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic
1990 — 1991 Head of the Consular Department of the MFA of Belarus
1992 — 1993 Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
1993 — 1995 Consul General of the Republic of Belarus in the Kingdom of the Netherlands
1995 — 1996 Minister-Councilor of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Kingdom of Belgium
1996 — 1997 Head of the Department of International Economic Relations of the MFA of Belarus
1997 — 2005 Vice Rector for International Relations of the Belarusian State University
2000 — 2008 Head of the Chair of International Private and European Law of the Belarusian State University
2008 — 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Cuba
2015 — 2017 Head of the Coordination and Planning Department of the MFA of Belarus
2018 — 2020 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus in the Argentine Republic
Author of more than 50 scientific and academic publications in the sphere of International Law, European Law, International Relations, Higher Education.
Member of the governmental delegations of the Republic of Belarus to the UN General Assembly, ECOSOC, International Conference on the Law of the Sea, OSCE, Council of Europe, different intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations.
Holder of the title "Professor Jean Monnet" in 2003 — 2008.
Languages — English, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian.
Married with one daughter and two sons.
ByPol Representative working with NAM
Founder and member of ByPol — association that unites members of the law enforcement and is responsible for cooperation with initiatives/organizations (tasked with investigating crimes committed by the regime and other matters concerning law enforcement), Svetlana Tihanovskaya office, the Coordination Council, to work on developing a uniform concept, making decisions and developing a response strategy, including at an international level.
2010−2015 Academy of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, criminal justice department;
2019 Institute for Retraining and Advanced Training of Judges, Prosecutors, Courts and Justice Institutions of the Belarusian State University.
2015 Investigator at the Partizanski District Office (Minsk) of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus;
2016 — 2020 Senior Investigator at the Partizanski District Office (Minsk) of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus;
2020 Investigator at the investigative team of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus in Minsk;
2020 United members of the law enforcement under ByPol initiative.
2015 Acknowledgement to a junior investigator from the head of Administration of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus for the city of Minsk for solving especially heinous crime under the part 3, article 167 of the Criminal Code (sexual violence committed against a child known to be a minor);
2017 Certificate of Merit from the head of the Partizanski District Office of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus acknowledging productive inter-agency cooperation, impeccable performance of duty, and exceptionally high performance level;
2019 Second place in the countrywide assessment of the fire and physical training of the officers of the Investigative Committee.