Minsk will become a platform for the meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention next year. This was stated at the forum ATOMEXPO by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Iya Malkina. Our country acceded to the Convention 10 years ago. It is aimed to discuss the impact on the environment both domestically and internationally. Belarus performs the provisions of the Convention. It is planned to hold an exhibition next year with photographs of nature of the Ostrovets district.