What economic reforms does Belarus need and how can the West help?

This taskforce meeting outlines the key economic reforms Belarus needs and the best ways the West could help.

Research event, Roundtable Invitation only
23 June 2021 — 2:00PM TO 4:30PM

With presentations from Kateryna Bornukova and Aleś Alachnovič, this taskforce convened international experts to explore the key economic reforms needed to accompany Belarus’ political transformation.

The meeting also offered specific recommendations to help guide Western governments and international organizations in constructing their policy in support of the economic transformation of a future democratic Belarus. 

The meeting covered liberalizing and developing the private sector, restructuring state-owned enterprises, creating a social support system, macro-economic stabilisation, and various facets of international support.  

Read the taskforce recommendations and view our updated principles and recommendations for Western engagement with Belarus.

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