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  • International meeting of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies starts in Brussels

    22 Jun

    The meeting of the Heads of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies for the European region (HONLEA Europe) started this morning in the Egmont Palace in Brussels. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that Belgium is organizing this meeting. HONLEA is an organization of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). This organization promotes international cooperation on drugs policies and the fight against organized crime. In this way, the United Nations acknowledges the Belgian expertise on the fight against drugs.

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  • Belgium & UK Launch Single Common Visa Scheme in China

    19 Jun

    This morning, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and State Secretary for Asylum, Migration and Administrative Simplification Theo Francken announced that, from 1 July 2015, Belgium and the United Kingdom propose a new visa service to Chinese citizens wanting to travel to Belgium, the wider Schengen area and the United Kingdom during the same trip.

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  • Didier Reynders meets with UN officials on Burundi and DRC

    18 Jun

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders held talks today with Edmond Mulet, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Saïd Djinnit, UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, and Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO.

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  • Emirati delegation visits Belgium to study diamond system

    12 Jun

    On Friday, June 12, a delegation from the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Economy led by Mr. Ali Fayel, the Director of Certificate of Origin Department, visited Belgium. This study visit at administrative level was requested by the U.A.E’s Ministry of Economy with the purpose of getting a better understanding of the Belgian diamond system. The visit was organized by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as the focal point for the Kimberley Process in Belgium, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Economy, which is the designated authority for the implementation of the Kimberley Process, the Ministry of Finance, the Belgian Federal Police and the diamond sector.

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  • @yourservice | Expo of the Belgian Foreign Affairs

    12 Jun

    As every year, the Belgian Foreign Affairs organize an exhibition at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on the occasion of the National Day. @yourservice is the theme of this year!

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  • Didier Reynders welcomes a delegation of young artist of the International Festival “Colors of the World” in the Egmont Palace

    05 Jun

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign affairs Didier Reynders has met with 20 children participating in the International Festival of Language and Culture “Colors of the World”, which is hosted tomorrow, June 6, in the Forest National concert hall.

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  • 29 May is International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

    29 May

    Today is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders pays tribute to the UN Peacekeepers for the important work they are doing in many conflict zones today.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns murder of Zedi Feruzi in Burundi

    24 May

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the murder of opposition figure Zedi Feruzi and his bodyguard. He also condemns the attack on the central market of Bujumbura that killed two and injured many people. He extends his condolences to the family and friends of the victims.

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  • Didier Reynders commemorates attack on Jewish Museum of Belgium

    24 May

    Today we commemorate the attack against the Jewish Museum of Belgium, which was perpetrated in Brussels on 24 May 2014, killing four people. The thoughts of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders are with the victims and their families.

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  • Belgium donates EUR 18.75 million to UNRWA

    22 May

    Belgium has announced a new contribution of EUR 18.75 million spanning 2015-2017 that will help UNRWA provide essential health, education, relief, social services and emergency relief assistance for Palestine refugees. The generous donation will help improve the lives of Palestine refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, and provide UNRWA a degree of sustainability in aid delivery.

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