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.

Press releases

  • Didier Reynders strongly condemns beheading of Kenji Goto

    01 Feb Press release

    Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders strongly condemns the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto. The Minister extends his deepest sympathy to his family, friends and the people and government of Japan. Belgium stands alongside them, united against terrorism.

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  • Belgium releases humanitarian emergency aid for Ukraine

    30 Jan Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo releases two million euros in humanitarian emergency aid for Ukraine. In Ukraine, 1.5 million people have fled the ongoing conflict in the eastern part of the country. The emergency aid will allow the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to assist the affected population by providing them with provisional shelter, food, medicines and water.

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  • 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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