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  

Belgium donates EUR 18.75 million to UNRWA

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. Read moreNo label found for: as_externallink.alttag


Visit of the UN Secretary-General to Belgium

 

News from the Ministry of Foreign Affairsrss

  • Didier Reynders on settlements on the West Bank and in East Jerusalem

    30 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about the recent decisions of the Israeli authorities to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. As highlighted by the spokesperson of EU High Representative, these decisions raise questions about the commitment of the Israeli government to negotiate a peace agreement with the Palestinians based on the two-state solution. These decisions risk jeopardising further the chances of actually implementing such a peace agreement.

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  • Toilets to avoid snakes

    29 Jul News item

    With the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation the Women's Union of Ninh Thuan (a coastal province in Central/South Vietnam) concentrates on sanitary facilities. Thanks to micro-credits and the creation of a ‘health fund’, the lives of many families have improved. More than one thousand families appealed to fifteen teams that had studied their needs, supplied them with the necessary information and provided funds to build toilets.

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  • @yourservice | Expo of the Belgian Foreign Affairs

    28 Jul News item

    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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  • No impunity for perpetrators of MH17

    24 Jul Statement

    Letter of Julie Bishop, Didier Reynders, Anifah Aman, Bert Koenders, Pavlo Klimkin - the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine.

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  • Ms Angèle takes the 'lead'

    23 Jul News item

    An investment by BIO, the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries in a Congolese credit bank and an expanded store for an entrepreneurial woman from Kinshasa have more in common than you might think.

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