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.
Following the international Human Rights Day that took place on 10 December, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders confirmed that human rights are more than ever a priority within his policy. These are values that form an integral part of our democratic society.Read more
Didier Reynders, the Deputy Prime and Minister for Foreign Affairs, is pleased with the outcome of the ninth Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Bali. The agreement that was reached is a historic step forwards for the multilateral trading system. A number of measures within the agreement promote the integration of least developed countries in international trade. They are a response to the pleas from those countries to guarantee food security for rural and urban dwellers. The agreement also opens the way for a reduction in administrative obligations required for importing and exporting goods, which should boost international trade and help developing countries. Our companies will also benefit from the advantages of this move.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders has learned with great sadness of the demise of His Excellency, Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa.Read more
Didier Reynders and Annemie Turtelboom are pleased that Belgium is giving the International Criminal Court more criminal jurisdiction
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Minister of Justice Annemie Turtelboom are pleased that Belgium is giving the International Criminal Court in The Hague more criminal jurisdiction. Our country has implemented two amendments to the Rome Statute. It is on the basis of this Rome Statute that the International Criminal Court was established.Read more
In the framework of the CSDP, the EU conducts since 2003 civilian crisis management missions (CCM) in various unstable or crisis area’s on different continents. In order to conduct these missions, the EU is searching mainly for civilian experts in the area of justice (magistrates and judges) police and administration. Therefore, Belgium organizes at national level, twice a year, a training (BGT) as an integral part of the EU training policy to support the European civilian capability to implement CSDP missions. The next training will take place from 14 April till 25 April 2014 in Brussels.Read more