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Belgian movie ‘Turquaze’ inaugurates the European Film Festival in Baku!

On the 29th of October, the Belgian movie Turquaze will open the annual European Film Festival in Baku. The movie tells the story of a Turkish family living in Belgium and is directed by Kadir Balci. The leading roles are played by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Burak Balci. The inauguration will take place on Thursday the 29th of October at 18h00 in the Park Cinema (Park Bulvar). After the movie, a reception (at 8pm) will allow you to enjoy different Belgian beers and chocolate. The European Film Festival is jointly organized by the European Embassies and the EU-Delegation and runs until Friday the 6th of November. Everyone is welcome!


Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Azerbaijan and would like to register with the Embassy in Baku? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.


Press releases

  • Didier Reynders congratulates winners of the first Prize for Belgian heritage abroad

    25 Nov Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders congratulates the winners of the Prize for Belgian heritage abroad, a new initiative of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation and the King Baudouin Foundation.

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  • Belgium and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) adapt their collaboration to a new migration context

    20 Nov News item

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo advocates for a better support to neighboring host countries where displaced persons often settle for a long period of time. This is necessary for a better protection and sustainable integration of refugees. Minister De Croo gave this message this today for a panel discussion on sustainable solutions for migration and the refugee crisis, organized by the Belgian Development Cooperation and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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  • Extreme poverty falls

    18 Nov News item

    A recent report by the World Bank predicts that the number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall below 10 percent of the world population in 2015. Today, an estimated 702 million people live in a situation of extreme poverty worldwide. In 2012, this number amounted to 902 million.

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  • Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Baltic States and Benelux Countries in Brussels, 15/11

    16 Nov Press release

    The Foreign Ministers of the Baltic States and Benelux countries met yesterday in Brussels at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders. This meeting took place in the framework of the regular dialogue between the 3 Baltic States and the 3 Benelux countries (3+3), and followed the Ministerial meeting in Estonia earlier this year.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns attacks in Paris and offers his condolences

    14 Nov Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the terrible attacks last night in Paris. His thoughts are with the many victims and wounded. He conveys his condolences to their families and friends, and to the French people and government.

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