National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB)
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) (Belarusian: Нацыянальная акадэмія навук Беларусі, Russian: Национальная академия наук Беларуси, НАН Беларуси, НАНБ ) is the national academy of Belarus.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is the highest state scientific organization of the Republic of Belarus, a country in the middle of Europe. The National Academy of Sciences is reported to the President of the Republic of Belarus, accountable to the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus and carries out the organization and coordination of fundamental and applied research performed by all subjects of scientific activities, provides fundamental and applied research and developments in the main directions of natural, engineering, social sciences, the humanities and arts with the purposes of obtaining new knowledge about human, society, nature and artificial objects, increasing the scientific and technical, intellectual and spiritual potential of the Republic of Belarus.
The National Academy of Sciences provides organizational and technical support of carrying out the state scientific expertise, pursue a unified state policy, coordination and state regulation of the activity of organizations in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, it acts as the umbrella organization of Belarus on scientific and methodological support of informatization development, and also carries out some functions of a republican body of state management in the field of science.