Belarusian Legal Information Center set up


Chen Qun meets Evgeny Kovalenko before the ceremony.

The Belarusian Legal Information Center opened at the Center for Belarusian Studies under the School  of Advanced International and Area Studies in ECNU on March 16.

The unveiling ceremony was attended by ECNU president Chen Qun; Evgeny Kovalenko, director of the National Center of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus; Valeriy Matsel, consul-general of Belarus in Shanghai; as well as Shanghai legal officials, representatives from local universities, and journalists.

Chen and Kovalenko sign an agreement.

Kovalenko introduces the center.

Valeriy Matsel expresses congradulations to the center.

Ahead of the ceremony, Chen met Kovalenko. During the meeting, Chen introduced cooperative achievements scored by ECNU and Belarusian universities and institutes over the past years while the Belarusian visitor explained functions and prospects of the National Center of Legal Information of his country. Both parties vowed to expand collaborations in the future.

The meeting also saw a cooperation agreement signed on establishing the BelarusianLegal Information Center in ECNU.

Established in 1997 and affiliated to the Belarusian President Office, the National Center of Legal Information has been dedicated to building a legal information system of the Eastern European country and setting up a databank of local rules and regulations. It is also a key research base and think tank for the country.



East China Normal University