"ECOPRESS" Information Agency

P.O. Box 169, 220050 
Minsk 50, Republic of Belarus
Tel: +375 17 239 40 20
Fax: +375 17 239 45 08
E-mail: infoved@zubr.com 
Web: www.bit.zubr.com / www.ecopress.org.by 
Contact Name: Pyotr V. BorÔvikÔv, director

ECOPRESS is an information and marketing agency based in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus. It specializes in the collection and distribution of trade, financial and general economic information from Belarus.

The association is currently involved in the Intellectual Labor Electronic Exchange Project (ILEE ) with a Belarusian organization called the Association of Disabled in Wheelchairs.  The target group implies unemployed youth and physically handicapped.  The aim of the project is to solve the problem of unemployment and job placement of physically handicapped people by means of modern information technologies (internet).  At the present moment ECOPRESS is creating a special database and information section designed to facilitate registration via the internet. One of the long-term targets is to advance the project on a national scale, giving an opportunity to handicapped people to find
distance jobs or full-time employment.

Last updated:    April 2001

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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