On the state registration of NGOs, foundations, other non-profit organizations in 2016

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12.02.2017

As of 1 January 201, as many as 15 political parties and 1145 party organizations, 31 trade union (27 republican, 1 territorial and 3 trade unions in the organizations) and 23303 trade union organizations, 2731 non-governmental organizations (of them: 221 international, 730 republican and 1780 local) were on the records in the Republic of Belarus. 42094 organizational structures of non-governmental organizations, 36 unions (associations) of non-governmental organizations, 172 foundations (16 international, 6 republican and 150 local), 7 republican governmentally-owned non-governmental organizatins were on the record. 

In 2016 as many as 2 newly established republican trade unions, 116 non-governmental organizations (2 international, 17 republican and 97 local), 4 unions (associations) of non-governmental organizations and 16 foundations (1 international, 1 republican and 14 local) were registered in Belarus. Also, 22 organizational structures of political parties, 1033 organizational structures of trade unions and 1148 organizational structures of non-governmental organizations were registered. 

As compared to 2015, the total number of registered non-governmental organizations grew by  2.5% (from 2665 as of 1 January 2016 to 2731 as of 1 January 2017). The number of registered foundations grew by  4.9% (from 164 as of 1 January 2016 to 172 as of 1 January 2017).

NGOs registered in the Republic of Belarus work in the following lines of activities: physical training and sports – 745; charity – 389; youth's – 320, including children's – 26; education, culture, leisure time  – 232; national minorities – 113; disabled veterans of war and labour  – 93; scientific research – 85; environmental protection; protection of monuments of history and culture – 80; creative – 53; women's – 32, etc.

For more information please visit: http://minjust.gov.by/ru/news/909/

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