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.
"As a ten months old baby I institute legal proceedings against Belgium", those were the terms that Paula Marckx addressed in 1974 to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Marckx, a deliberately single mother, considered it unacceptable not to be not recognized as the legitimate mother of her daughter Alexandra. The Strasbourg Court agreed: discrimination between "natural children" and "legitimate children" disappeared from the Belgian codes and from those of many other European countries. In this video, Paula Marckx and the protagonists of the European Court explain how judgments of Strasbourg have an impact on the daily lives of every European. This recognition is one of the points of interest of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met with Prime Minister Sri Mohd Najib and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin during the Belgian Economic Mission headed by HRH Princess Astrid. The Ministers discussed the bilateral relations between Belgium and Malaysia, several current issues of geopolitical interest, as well as regional integration in Southeast Asia.Read more
Council of Europe response. Statement by the Chairman of the Committee of Ministers and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.Read more
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is delighted about the the end of the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (RDC), as announced by the government of the RDC and confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Read more
The 15th edition of the Belgo-British Conference, an annual bilateral gathering between Belgium and the United Kingdom, takes place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st November. The Conference brings together 80 representatives from the business and academic sectors, as well as journalists and political decision-makers of both countries. The Conference aims to enrich both countries’ mutual interests in areas as varied as politics, economy, culture, media and academia.Read more