The parliamentary delegation of the Republic of Belarus continues to take part in the 28th annual session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg).
On July 6, 2019, addressing the meeting of the OSCE PA General Committee on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment Mr. Valery Voronetsky, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on International Affairs, said that Belarus attaches key importance to the strengthening of the OSCE economic and environmental dimensions in order to increase the level of regional security and stability.
Mr. Valery Voronetsky reminded the MPs of the conference of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Silk Road Support Group «Belt and Road: strengthening cooperation for sustainable development and prosperity» held in Minsk in April 2019. It adopted the Minsk Declaration which calls to promote cross-border e-commerce, logistics and transport corridors, eliminate barriers and establish effective links between countries and integration associations.
Moreover, the Belarusian MP highlighted the achievements of Belarus in the IT industry. In this connection, in view of the fact that digital technologies are a powerful driver of economic growth, Mr. Valery Voronetsky urged to study the multidimensional impact of digitalization on the economic and environmental security, technological, managerial and public processes. The MP thanked his colleagues for the support of Belarus-sponsored draft resolution «Strategic Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development».