International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University

International Advisory Council Meeting

On January 23, 2020, a meeting of the International Advisory Council of ISEI BSU (IAC) was held. The participants of the meeting were:

Chairman of IAC, Academician, Professor KILCHEVSKIY Alexander, Vice Chairman of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (the NASB Presidium), Republic of Belarus;

Professor GAISENOK Victor, Rector of the National Institute for Higher Education, Republic of Belarus;

Doctor BELEVCEV Michail, Deputy Director for Science of the Belarussian research center for pediatric oncology, hematology and immunology, Republic of Belarus;

     Doctor KOZHEMYAKIN Valeriy, Director of the Scientific Production Unitary Enterprise «ATOMTEX», Republic of Belarus;

BOROVKO Marina, Coca‑Cola HBC Belarus;

Professor KOROVIN Yuriy, National Research Nuclear University «MEPHI» (NRNU MEPHI) Obninsk Institute Of Nuclear Power Engineering (INPE), Head of the Department of General and Special Physics, Russian Federation (participation via Skype);

Doctor DARDYNSKAIA Irina,  Department of Maternal and Child Health of the Great Lakes World Health Center, co-director of the Fogarty program at the University of Illinois in Russian Federation, Republic of Belarus, Ukraine and Republic of Moldova USA (participation via Skype);

Doctor HYPPONEN Kari, Baltic Sea Region Universities Network, President, Republic of Finland (participation via Skype).

The meeting was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Tajikistan to Belarus, Professor Haqdod M. Mahmadsharif, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan.


  1. On the amendments to the IAC structure.
  2. On the activity results of ISEI BSU and the IAC in 2019.
  3. On the proposals to enhance the activities of IAC members in order to increase the rating of the journal «Ecology».
  4. On the preparations for the International Scientific Conference “Sakharov Readings of 2020: Environmental Problems of the 21st Century”.


Professor LYSNKO Sergey was elected as a new member of the International Advisory Council, Director of the Institute of Natural Resources of the Republic of Belarus.

After ISEI BSU and IAC activities summarizing, the issues of further cooperation with  IAC members in scientific and educational fields were discussed.

        IAC members expressed their intention of active participation in the material preparation for the International Scientific Conference “Sakharov Readings 2020: Environmental Problems of the 21st Century”, they also supported the  initiative of including «Journal of the Belarusian State University. Ecology ” in the scientometric SCOPUS base.

Sergey A. Maskevich thanked all the participants of the meeting of the  International Advisory Council for their productive work and expressed hope for future active cooperation.