Belarus and Italy are expanding economic cooperation. A forum on green economy is being held in Minsk. 50 Italian and 140 Belarusian companies take part in it. The main Belarusian governmental institutions, specialized associations and representative offices of joint Italian-Belarusian enterprises are among the invited participants. The emphasis is made on renewable energy sources, waste management, agriculture and smart cities. As expected, the outcome of the forum will be the conclusion of contracts and a protocol on cooperation between the Association of Italian Entrepreneurs in Belarus and the free economic zones of Gomel and Brest.