Partners and supporters

We cooperate with a number of governmental, civil society and private organisations to which we owe the expertise, networks and financial support. Only with this support is the work of the German-Belarusian Society and the implementation of our projects and events such as the annual Minsk Forum possible.

Federal Foreign Office

The Federal Foreign Office represents Germany’s interests to the world. It promotes international exchange and offers protection and assistance to Germans abroad. The Federal Foreign Office provides financial and non-financial support to the Minsk Forum. For more information:


The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is a political foundation active throughout Germany and abroad. Nationally and internationally, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is committed to achieving and maintaining peace, freedom and justice through political education. We promote and preserve free democracy, the social market economy, and the development and consolidation of the value consensus. The German-Belarusian Society has been cooperating with KAS, in particular the KAS Team Belarus, within the context of the Minsk Forum. For more information:


The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is the oldest political foundation in Germany with a rich tradition in social democracy dating back to its foundation in 1925. The foundation owes its formation and its mission to the political legacy of its namesake Friedrich Ebert, the first democratically elected German President. The work of the foundation focuses on the core ideas and values of social democracy – freedom, justice and solidarity. The German-Belarusian Society cooperates with the FES within the context of the Minsk Forum. For more information:

Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation

The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation supports friendly relations between the Poles and the Germans. For the last 30 years, the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation has co-financed 16 000 bilateral projects, thereby contributing to the foundations of Polish-German dialogue. At the core of the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation activity is the conviction that the Poles and the Germans as equal partners can jointly strive for a modern, open and socially just coexistence in the European Union. For more information:

Working Group on Belarus

In view of the dramatic situation in Belarus, the Arbeitskreis Belarus (Working Group on Belarus) was formed in August 2020 for exchange among German NGOs / foundations / experts and has quickly established itself as an important forum for expertise and contacts to Belarus. More than 100 representatives from civil society, politics and expert groups are currently members of the working group and regularly take part in its activities. The German-Belarusian Society is one of the co-founders of the initiative. For more information:

Belarusian Community RAZAM

The Belarusian Community RAZAM e.V. is the first and meanwhile largest nationwide interest group of Belarusians living in Germany. RAZAM is the Belarusian word for “together”. It stands for the spirit of the peaceful protests in Belarus in 2020, which inspired us and brought us together. For more information:

Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies

The Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS) is an independent think-tank, which builds its work on the principles of objectivity, openness and responsibility. BISS proposes development strategies for Belarus by doing relevant research, offering quality expertise and recommendations, as well as by promoting dialogue between the expert community, civil society and political actors. For more information:

Belarus in Focus

Founded in 2011 as Solidarity with Belarus Information Office, Belarus in Focus Information Office is a Warsaw-based non-profit, non-partisan organisation working closely with Belarusian and international journalists and expert community to overcome Belarus’ isolation by promoting democratic values and transformation. For more information:

Belarusian Youth Hub

The Belarusian Youth Hub is a platform for organisations, initiatives and activists founded in 2020. The Hub’s original mission is to network journalists and activists who have fled persecution by the Belarusian authorities abroad. For more information in Belarusian:

Civil Society Cooperation

Civil Society Coopreation, supported by the Federal Government, promotes cooperation with partner organisations from Germany and civil society in the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia as well as the cooperation countries France and Poland. The goal is to establish permanent cooperation between civil society actors and pursue one of the following additional goals: 1. strengthening pluralism 2. promoting discussion of values 3. opening up perspectives for the future and 4. promoting dialogue and understanding. For more information:


Euroradio is a multimedia youth project broadcasting for Belarusians about Belarus and abroad. Euroradio broadcasts around the clock online, on FM and via satellite and can be received on FM in the Western part of Belarus. 400 thousand Belarusians listen to the radio station’s music, news and programmes every day. Euroradio is a media partner of the German-Belarusian Society. For more information:

Free Belarus Center

The Free Belarus Center is an independent civil society initiative established to provide humanitarian assistance and information as well as raise international attention to the repression of civil society in Belarus that began with the presidential elections. For more information:

Startup-Hub Imaguru

Imaguru is a pan-European startup HUB. maguru is tailored to drive corporate innovation, accelerate and invest in startups, and support tech talent. Imaguru has become one of a few partners of Google for startups in Europe, intending to develop a European startup community. Imaguru has HUBs in Vilnius, Warsaw, and Madrid. For more information:

Stiftung “Country to live in”

The Country to Live In Foundation (Фонд Страна для Жизни) was established to help Belarusian political prisoners and to work towards building a democratic society and state. More information at: