Belgium in Cyprus

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

Embassy closed

The Embassy will be closed for the public from December 10 to 16 due to relocation. For the urgent issuance of temporary passports, please contact the following telephone number 00357-99.30.73.77. From December 17, the offices of the Chancellery will be located at the following address: 34, Demosthenis Severis Avenue, 1080 Nicosia.

 

Press releases

  • Minister Reynders welcomes start of FARDC military operations against FDLR

    29 Jan Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the announcement, today, of the start of the military operations by the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC), with the support of MONUSCO, against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). These operations are necessary to neutralize this armed group, and to force it to disarm, as the FDLR refused to demobilize completely and unconditionally within the 6 month delay that was granted to it by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (CIRGL) and the South African Development Community (SADC).

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  • Belgian Envoys meet in Brussels

    29 Jan Press release

    All Belgian ambassadors, consuls-general and permanent representatives to international organizations will meet in Brussels next week to discuss Belgian diplomacy. This will take place during the “Diplomatic Days” from 2 to 6 February 2015. The heads of diplomatic missions will develop their contacts with political, business and academic circles as well as with civil society in Belgium.

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  • Education deserves more attention - BTC publishes thematic magazine ‘Impact Education’

    27 Jan News item

    Education is one of the four intervention sectors of the Belgian governmental cooperation, beside health care, agriculture and basic infrastructure. The third issue of Impact is completely devoted to this important sector, with specific attention for the niches where the Belgian Development Cooperation is making a difference.

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  • Alexander de Croo pledges € 20 million for humanitarian aid in Geneva

    27 Jan Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo will release 20 million euros in 2015 for core funding of 4 multilateral organizations active in humanitarian aid: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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  • January 27: International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

    27 Jan Press release

    On January 27, the International Day in Memory of the victims of the Holocaust takes place. During the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Belgium will pay particular attention to the commemoration of the victims of this atrocious genocide. In this camp, that stands as a symbol of the Holocaust, as well as in many other camps and on execution sites, the Nazis and their collaborators killed millions of people.

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