National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Governing bodies

The activities of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are carried out on the basis of a combination of unity of command and collegiality of consideration and resolution of issues by the management bodies of the Academy of Sciences with the personal responsibility of their members for the implementation of the decisions made and the state of affairs in the assigned work areas. The governing bodies of the NAS of Belarus are General Meeting of the Academy of Sciences, Presidium of the Academy of Sciences and Bureau of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences.

Governing bodies

Highest collegial governing body of the Academy of Sciences – The General Meeting of the Academy of Sciences, whose members are: Chairman of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences; members of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences; academicians and corresponding members; heads of scientific organizations subordinate to the Academy of Sciences; representatives of scientific organizations subordinated to the Academy of Sciences, elected by scientists (scientific and technical) councils of these organizations by secret ballot for a period of 5 years with the right of recall and replacement, as well as representatives of scientific organizations of ministries, other republican government bodies, institutions providing higher education (up to 20% of members of the General Assembly), elected by secret ballot by scientists (scientific and technical) councils of these organizations of the Republic of Belarus for a period of 5 years with the right to recall and replacement.

Session of the General Assembly of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
(25 April 2019)

The General Meeting of the Academy of Sciences, which sessions are convened by the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus twice a year, examines the development of science and scientific and technological progress, the priority areas of fundamental and applied research and development in the Republic of Belarus, approves concepts and long-term forecasts of the development of science, makes decisions on organizing and coordinating fundamental and applied research and development, elects members of the Academy of Sciences in the prescribed manner; adopts, within its competence, resolutions of the Academy of Sciences, decisions on education, reorganization and abolition of branches of science and regional branches of the Academy of Sciences, approves annual reports on the activities of the Academy of Sciences, Regulations of the General Meeting of the NAS of Belarus, regulations on the branch of the NAS of Belarus and election of members of the NAS of Belarus, adopts the Charter of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, as well as amendments and additions to it for subsequent introduction in the prescribed manner for approval by the President of the Republic of Belarus.

Decisions of the General Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are binding on the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences and the Bureau of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Chairman of the Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, scientific organizations and other legal entities subordinate to the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and on the organization and coordination of basic and applied research and development - by all subjects of scientific activity of the Republic of Belarus.

Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus – collegial governing body of the Academy of Sciences, which is accountable to the General Assembly of the Academy of Sciences and ensures the implementation of its decisions. The Presidium of the Academy of Sciences is headed by Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The structure of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences is formed from the scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, institutions providing higher education, and scientific organizations, as well as heads of state bodies and leading specialists in economic sectors.

The numerical and personal composition of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences is approved by the President of the Republic of Belarus on the proposal of the Chairman of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences, agreed with the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. The Chief Scientific Secretary of the Academy of Sciences is ex officio member of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences. The Deputy Chairmen of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences and the Chief Scientific Secretary of the Academy of Sciences are appointed and dismissed by the President of the Republic of Belarus.

The executive body of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences is the Bureau of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences, carrying out, within its competence, the operational solution of scientific and organizational issues of the Academy of Sciences. The Bureau of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences includes the Chairman of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences, deputy Chairmen of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences and the chief scientific secretary of the Academy of Sciences.

Bureau of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences

Gusakov Vladimir Grigorievich

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Gusakov Vladimir Grigorievich

Doctor of Economics, Academician

Chizhik Sergey Antonovich

First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Chizhik Sergey Antonovich

Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Academician

Kilin Sergey Yakovlevich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kilin Sergey Yakovlevich

Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Sciences, Academician

Kazakevich Petr Petrovich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kazakevich Petr Petrovich

Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Corresponding member

Kilchevskiy Alexander Vladimirovich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kilchevskiy Alexander Vladimirovich

Doctor of Biological Sciences, Academician

Ivanets Andrey Ivanovich

Chief Scientific Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Ivanets Andrey Ivanovich

Doctor of Chemistry Sciences

Members of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Azarenko Vladimir Vitalevich

Academician-secretary of the Department of Agrarian Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Nikiforov Mikhail Efimovich

Academician-secretary of the Department of Biological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Gaponenko Sergey Vasilyevich

Director of the Executive Directorate of the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research

Orlovich Valentin Antonovich

Academician-secretary of the Department of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Palchik Gennady Vladimirovich

Chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus

Karpenko Igor Vasilyevich

Minister of education

Semashko Vladimir Ilyich

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus

Kovalenya Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

Academician-secretary of the Department of Humanities and Arts of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Serdyuchenko Nikolay Sergeevich

Academician-secretary of the Department of Medical Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Korol Andrei Dmitrievich

Rector of the Belarusian State University

Snopkov Nikolay Gennadyevich

Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Belarus

Laskovnev Alexander Petrovich

Academician-secretary of the Department Physical and Technical Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Usanov Sergey Aleksandrovich

Academician-secretary of the Department Chemistry and Earth Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Shumilin Alexander Gennadyevich

Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus

Bureau of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences

Gusakov Vladimir Grigorievich

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Gusakov Vladimir Grigorievich

Doctor of Economics, Academician

Chizhik Sergey Antonovich

First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Chizhik Sergey Antonovich

Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Academician

Kilin Sergey Yakovlevich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kilin Sergey Yakovlevich

Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Sciences, Academician

Kazakevich Petr Petrovich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kazakevich Petr Petrovich

Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Corresponding member

Kilchevskiy Alexander Vladimirovich

Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Kilchevskiy Alexander Vladimirovich

Doctor of Biological Sciences, Academician

Ivanets Andrey Ivanovich

Chief Scientific Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Ivanets Andrey Ivanovich

Doctor of Chemistry Sciences