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12 Aug

One year after the Taliban seized power by force, Belgium notes a clear setback for human rights and respect for fundamental freedoms.

01 Aug

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Foreign Trade Hadja Lahbib is going to New York from July 31 to August 2 for a working visit to the UN headquarters.

28 Jul

Belgium expresses its concern about the deterioration of the security situation in the Eastern DRC in recent days, condemns the violence and calls for its cessation.

18 Jul

Declaration by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on behalf of the Belgian Government urging Chinese authorities to take action against malicious cyber activities undertaken by Chinese actors.

15 Jul

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, resulting in the tragic deaths of 298 passengers and crew members. Our thoughts remain with those who perished on board, their families and loved ones.

12 Jul

On October 22 2021, Israel designated six Palestinian civil society organisations as terrorist organisations. Accusations of terrorism or links to terrorist groups must always be treated with the utmost seriousness.

01 Jul

On July 1, 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC) began its activities in The Hague following the entry into force of the Rome Statute. Twenty years later, 123 States have ratified the Statute and the Court has demonstrated its raison d'être.

28 Jun

From the 27th until the 29th of June, Belgium hosts a meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) in the Egmont Palace in Brussels.

21 Jun

On June 22, 2022, Belgium concludes its presidency of the Arolsen Archive-International Centre on Nazi Persecution at the plenary session of the organization. The Foreign Affairs Ministry has held the Presidency of this archive for the past year.

09 Jun

From June 9 to 10, the Belgian Economic Mission to the USA, led by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, representing the His Majesty the King, will be in Boston, Massachusetts for contacts with businesses and public officials in order to explore opportunities to strengthen the strong and cordial partnerships between Belgium and the United States.