The foundation was laid in the spring of 2021, when representatives of the Ministry of Justice took part in the International Legal Forum "Tashkent Law Spring", as well as in the St. Petersburg Legal Forum "Vaccination of Law". Based on the results of the latter, during a bilateral meeting of the Ministers of Justice of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministers of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan, an Agreement on cooperation between the institutions was concluded
In the autumn of 2021, delegations from the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan
, along with representatives from Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia offline (in person), China, Russia and Azerbaijan (online), participated
in the scientific and practical conference "Information Technologies and Law (Legal Informatization - 2021)", organized by the National Centre for Legal Information, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Justice, the BSU, the National Library of Belarus, the Belarusian Notary Chamber, the BRBA and other interested parties.
At the beginning of November last year, Deputy Minister of Justice Nikolai Starovoitov, notorious for his statements about the legal profession and individual attorneys, as well as the chairman of the BRBA, Alexey Shvakov, the deputy chairman, Elena Bylina, and the chairman of the Brest Regional Bar Association, Tamara Shatlikova, visited
Tashkent. During the visit, a delegation consisting of representatives of the Belarusian Ministry of Justice and the Bar Self-Government, who in Belarus are engaged in depriving attorneys of licenses for defending clients in high-profile cases, took part
in the conference of attorneys in Uzbekistan "Prospects for the development of the legal profession: the experience of Uzbekistan and foreign countries" in Tashkent.
On November 18, during another trip to Uzbekistan, the Ministers of Justice of Belarus and Uzbekistan signed
a cooperation program for 2023, and in December 2022, at the celebration of Attorney's Day and after awarding
registry office employees in the category "best wedding celebrant," the Belarusian attorneys were congratulated in video messages by the Ministers of Justice of Azerbaijan , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.
And recently, on February 22, a meeting was held
in Tashkent between the Belarusian delegation of the Ministry of Justice and the Deputy Minister of Justice of Uzbekistan, who acquainted representatives of the Belarusian ministry with the ongoing rule-making reforms: the introduction into the field of rule-making of such institutions as regulatory impact assessment, "regulatory guillotine", "smart regulation" models etc.
The most "Western" vector of cooperation leads to Armenia, with which in May 2022, just a few months after the full-scale military invasion of Ukraine, an interdepartmental agreement on cooperation between the Belarusian Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Justice of Armenia
. This happened simultaneously with the process of depriving Belarusian attorneys of their licenses for signing an anti-war petition.