Summary of Discussion “The Nation Building and Modernity – 2015” (continuation).
The project “Strategy of the Belarusian Nation Development”. (Abstract, magazine “CULTURE, NATION”, March 2016, issue 13, pp. 27-65)
The project “The Strategy of the Belarusian Nation Development” was published in our magazine (February 6, 2016) , the newspaper ” Nasha Niva ” (February 7) , the newspaper “New Time”, on the websites of the World Association of Belarusians “Backaushchyna”, Belarusian Language Society, “We – The Nation”, “Pahonja” (Czech Republic), Belarus News. There were 55 comments in the newspaper “Nasha Niva”. The project was discussed by Polish Radio (February 27) and TV “Belsat” (March 12). Based on the published constructive comments and amendments made by the authors of the project, it was prepared the amended version of the project. We are grateful to Mr. Yakavenka and Mr. Kenka for comments made regarding a style and document language. In the “Discussion Section” the following materials were published: an amended version of the “Strategy” as of March 25, 2016, constructive comments posted on other web sites, comments on the issue of neutrality (A. Kasho), comments on the practical implementation of the “Strategy” (V. Shyshko), article on the national question (A. Astapenka). Constructive comments relate to issues such as the attainment of status neutrality by the county, the mentality of the Belarusians, the role of the church \ religion in nation-building, and some other issues. Naturally, the magazine “CULTURE, NATION” is waiting for new comments, so that as much as possible to improve the “Strategy of Development of the Belarusian Nation” to a greater extent.