Belgium in the United Arab Emirates
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Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to the United Arab Emirates and would like to register with the Embassy in Abu Dhabi? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through the United Arab Emirates 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 the United Arab Emirates current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes wholeheartedly the attribution of the Peace Nobel Prize to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. The quartet, consisting of 4 societal organisations, facilitated a rapprochement between all political parties and the societal groups of the country. This prestigious prize is more than deserved because of their work, through promotion of dialogue and compromise, to enable Tunisia to pursue the democratic transition in a peaceful way, despite the context of internal and regional tensions.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the political agreement which has been proposed in Libya. The agreement should lead to the formation of a government of national unity and is a first important step towards peace and stability. As also EUHR Mogherini has stressed, the Libyan representatives have showed responsability and leadership during the difficult negociations.Read more
On Thursday October 8, 2015 the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) has unveiled an interactive photo exhibition in Antwerp Central Station. It is a monument in honour of the health workers and scientists from Africa, Asia and Latin America who came to the rescue when a fictitious epidemic hit Antwerp in 2020.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the appointment of an EU Special Envoy for Peace in Colombia. As a former Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Eamon Gilmore has extensive experience of successful peace negotiations with Irish movements, and the Irish experience has already been made available in the current negotiations in Havana.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the destruction by Daech of the famous Arch of Triumph Arch in Palmyra, Syria. This criminal and reprehensible act is unacceptable and follows earlier destructions of Unesco World Heritage and other archeological gems, symbols of our universal heritage.Read more