Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Greece

Belgium in Greece and Cyprus

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Embassy Cyprus

 

Letter of Ambassador Luc Liebaut

Welcome to the website of the Belgian Embassy in Athens.

On this site, you will find practical information on the Belgian Embassy in Athens (opening hours, who is who) as well as on the Belgian clubs and Belgian honorary consuls in Greece and Cyprus. You will also find information on the services offered by this Embassy (registration, identity card, passport, visa, citizenship, legalisation, nationality, etcetera), an events' calendar (cultural activities, Belgian business Club, visits and so on) and numerous links to Belgian authorities and to the sites of the communities and regions in Belgium. For Belgium is a federal country, as you may know. 

I wish you lots of pleasure while exploring this site. Please do not hesitate to mail your remarks, questions and suggestions to athens@diplobel.fed.be.

News

18 Oct

Today, the Chamber of Representatives approved an amendment of the legal framework in which the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO) operates. The amendment is the final element of a thorough reform of BIO. This reform makes the investment company better embedded in the Belgian development policy, strengthens the link with the private sector, and increases the impact of the development initiatives in Belgium’s partner countries.

18 Oct

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo endorsed a number of international commitments today to step up the efforts against sexual misconduct in the international aid sector. The commitments were signed in the margins of the international high-level meeting “Putting People First” which took place in London today.

17 Oct

Belgium is the second most efficient donor in the fight against extreme poverty. This is the conclusion of the respected Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in their recent report: “Financing the end of extreme poverty”. Our country ranks right behind Ireland, but ahead of Scandinavian countries such as Norway, Sweden and Finland. The focus on least developed countries and the strengthening of aid effectiveness has been one of the priorities of the Belgian development cooperation policy over the last years.

15 Oct

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that the European Union created a sanction regime against the use of chemical weapons today in Luxembourg. This allows the EU to act against people and organization involved in the development and the use of chemical weapons. This decision by the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, underlines the European commitment to the fight against these gruesome weapons.

12 Oct

Speech by Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo on the occasion of the celebration of Marleen Temmerman.