Permanent Mission of Belgium to the UN

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As a founding member of the United Nations, Belgium has always approached it as the effective tool for multilateralism in order to respond to the increasing number of challenges. It is a great privilege for me to serve my country and the international community along this line. This I do with conviction, the help of my entire team and in close collaboration with all of my colleagues.

H.E. Mrs. Bénédicte Frankinet - Permanent Representative of Belgium 

Welkom  -  Bienvenue  

News from the Ministry of Foreign Affairsrss

  • Didier Reynders welcomes Fouad Massoum's election as President of the Republic of Iraq

    26 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, just as EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, welcomes the election of Fouad Massoum as president of the Republic of Iraq. After the election of Salim Al-Juburi as Chairman of the Council of Representatives, this is an extra step in the formation of a new government.

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  • Innovations in banana cropping systems in Tanzania

    24 Jul News item

    Some 80% of the Tanzanian population depends on agriculture for a living. In the North-West, near Lake Victoria, banana is the most important staple crop. The majority of production however is through subsistence farming rather than commercial production. By introducing new banana varieties and providing training on technical management as well as marketing skills, the Banana cropping project aimed to improve the livelihoods of banana farmers in the region. Now, after four years, the first results are visible: banana bunches are twice as big and farmers are selling the surplus to other regions in Tanzania and even abroad.

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  • Didier Reynders is pleased with the appointment of Said Djinnit as UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region

    22 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Said Djinnit as Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region in Africa. Said Djinnit has already served the African Union as Special Representative of the Secretary-General and as Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa. The Minister wishes him good luck and is convinced that his experience will be useful. Said Djinnit can count on the support of Belgium.

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  • Call on all countries for a stronger cooperation with the International Criminal Court

    18 Jul Statement

    Call on all countries for a stronger cooperation with the International Criminal Court - Fight against impunity in support of the victims of atrocities - Criminal Justice for a lasting peace - active support of the ICC.

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  • Diplomatie.Belgium@21July

    17 Jul News item

    The Belgian Development Cooperation and B-Fast are taking part in the festivities of our National Day on Monday 21st July. Discover our activities in the Rue de la Regence and participate in many games!

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