Belgium in Nigeria
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Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo asks attention for localized response, disaster preparedness and the role of technology at the World Humanitarian Summit
Today and tomorrow, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo participates in the very first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. The summit is an initiative of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Its aim is to reinforce humanitarian action and to adapt the humanitarian system to todays needs.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo represents Belgium at the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May. Its aim is to give fresh impetus to the global humanitarian system and to put the beneficiaries back at the heart of this system so that no one is left behind. This event is vitally important for all humanitarian actors, as well as for political actors and those involved in development, conflict prevention and climate change.Read more
Belgium is strongly advancing in the Aid Transparency Index, which maps the transparency of aid flows. Our country’s aid transparency increased since the last analysis in 2014 from 18.8% to 47.7%. “With this position, we rank in the middle group and we have a better score than organizations such as the Gates Foundation or countries such as Switzerland, France and Norway. In the next years we should make additional efforts in order to reach the world’s top in terms of transparency of our aid flows,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemn the demolition, on April 12, of a children’s garden in Zaatara, in the Nablus Governorate, a project funded by the Belgian Development Cooperation. They will without delay ask for explanation from the Israeli government through the Ambassador in Brussels and via the Belgian Embassy in Tel Aviv.Read more
Her Majesty the Queen and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo inaugurated yesterday the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF), which is held at the Egmont Palace in Brussels from 6 to 8 April. In her role as advocate of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Queen Mathilde delivered the opening speech of this Forum with the theme "Rethinking Development Cooperation for the Sustainable Development Goals: country-level perspectives and lessons."Read more