Belgium in Nigeria
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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Nigeria and would like to register with the Embassy in Abuja? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Nigeria 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 Nigeria, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
It is with great sadness that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned of the tragic shipwreck of the ferry Sewol off Byeongpoong island in South Korea. He offers his condolences to the parents of the many children as well as the families and friends of the victims. He hopes that there is a chance that more survivors can be saved.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned with dismay about the cowardly attack against Emmanuel de Mérode, Director of the Virunga National Park in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). De Mérode was shot and wounded in the afternoon of 15 April while on the road between Goma and Rumangabo in eastern DRC.Read more
The seventh Stakeholders Meeting of Belgian Development Cooperation will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on 6 May 2014. The theme of this year’s meeting is the Belgian Development Cooperation and the Great Lakes region in Africa.Read more
Didier Reynders offers his condolences following the passing away of Justin-Marie Bomboko, the first minister of Foreign Affairs of the Independent State of the Congo
It is with great sadness that Vice-Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned of the death of Justin-Marie Bomboko Lokumba, who passed away today in UCL Saint-Luc in Brussels. Bomboko, born in 1928, was together with Patrice Lumumba looked upon as the father of the Independent State of the Congo. He was co-signer of the Act of Independence of the Congo on 30 June 1960. Didier Reynders acknowledges the positive role played by Justin Bomboko during the tumultuous years following the country’s declaration of independence. For his role in that momentous event, he was in 1963 awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown.Read more
Speech by Minister Jean-Pascal LabilleRead more