Belgium in Angola
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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Angola and would like to register with the Embassy in Luanda? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Angola as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.
This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Angola, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders made a list of several Belgian diplomatic and consular missions abroad, mainly in Europe, intended for closure and reorganisation. This was announced to the relevant authorities.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is, like EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, pleased with the decision of the United States and Cuba to reestablish diplomatic relations. This could be the start of further improvement in the relations between the two countries.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attacks in Peshawar, Pakistan, whereby at least 140 people, most of them children, were murdered. These are acts of utmost cruelty that touch the core of a society and negate the most basic human rights.Read more
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden & UK establish a new international organisation on the issue of missing persons
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased to announce that Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom signed, on 15 December, a Framework Agreement that grants a new legal status to the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), rendering it a treaty-based international Organisation, seated in The Hague. It addresses the issue of missing persons, as a result of armed conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organised crime and other causes.Read more
In 2003, the UN imposed sanctions on Ivory Coast, forbidding the country to trade diamonds. Now that political calm has returned, Belgium’s FPS Foreign Affairs and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre are helping the Ivorian government set up a monitoring system so that they will be able to adhere to the strict conditions of the Kimberley Process, and resume their diamond trade.Read more