The point of democratic transformations is to create a system in Belarus under which neither Lukashenko nor any other dictator could appear

Valery Tsepkalo

Creator of the Hi-tech park, candidate for president 2020, founder of the forum of democratic forces, founder of the initiative co-author of the strategy for overcoming the political crisis in the Republic of Belarus




More than 50 experts, analysts, civil servants, politicians, consultants, representatives of civil society from different countries took part in the development of a strategy to overcome the political crisis in Belarus. The best world practices and accumulated errors were taken into account. Following the discussions, the working group presented a plan for organising a referendum and elections to the National Council.

Founder of the initiative Tribunal.LIVE

Initiator of the initiative to collect evidence of the crime of the Lukashenka regime and raise funds for the organization of his arrest

Elections Belarus
Headliner of the elections in Belarus in 2020

Valery Tsepkalo team in 2020 collected 230 thousand signatures of citizens for his nomination as a candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Belarus with the necessary 100 thousand. This was the second result in the history of election campaigns in Belarus.

High-Tech Park
The creator of the Hi-Tech Park in Belarus

One of the main achievements of Valery Tsepkalo is the creation of the High-Tech Park. During the period of his leadership from 2005 to 2017, a significant software development industry was created in Belarus from scratch.

For 12 years of work in the Park, the number of residents of the park reached 237, many well-known companies were residents of HTP, including , , Viber.

diplomatic worker

From 1997 to 2002 he was the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the United States and Mexico

Valery Tsepkalo and Bill Clinton
diplomatic worker
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

From 1994 to 1997, he worked as the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

diplomatic worker
Foreign Policy Advisor

In 1993-1994 he was an adviser on foreign policy issues to the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus Stanislau Shushkevich

diplomatic worker
Сareer as a diplomat

He began his career as a diplomat in 1991 as an employee of the USSR Embassy in Finland. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, he returned to Minsk, where in 1992 he took up a diplomatic position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

Higher education
Candidate of Legal Sciences

In 1986, he entered the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, from which he graduated with honors. He completed postgraduate studies and received a Candidate of Legal Sciences.

Military service

From 1984 to 1986, he served in the Strategic Missile Forces.


Valery Vilyamovich Tsepkalo was born on February 22, 1965 in the city of Grodno, in a family of chemical engineers.