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20 Mar

21 March marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Its commemoration remains both relevant and necessary, as racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance persist in societies around the world. Today, racism is still entrenched in many societies, transcending generations and perpetuating inequality and marginalisation.

18 Mar

The President of the Republic of Austria, H.E. Mr. Alexander Van der Bellen and First Lady, H.E. Mrs. Doris Schmidauer, will pay a state visit to Belgium from 21 to 23 March. This is the first state visit between Austria and Belgium since 1997, but also the first incoming state visit to Belgium since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

11 Mar

Belgium is sending humanitarian material to Slovakia and Moldavia via the B-FAST emergency aid mechanism, for an amount of 2 million euros. For Slovakia, it is sanitary material (FFP2 face masks, donated by the FPS Public Health) and first aid equipment (generators, camp beds, mattresses, blankets). For Moldavia, it is also first aid equipment: tents, generators and hygiene kits.

02 Mar

Belgium sends humanitarian material to Ukraine via the emergency aid mechanism B-FAST. The shipment contains shelter material adapted to cold climate conditions, such as tents, blankets and sanitary kits. In doing so, our country is responding to the request for aid that Ukraine submitted to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) as part of assistance following Russia's military invasion of Ukraine. Belgium wishes to express its solidarity with the Ukrainian population which is having a hard time.

25 Feb

On 25.02.2022, Belgium adopted a fourth "Women, Peace and Security" National Action Plan (2022-2026) for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

20 Feb

In 2022, Belgium and Hungary celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations. On February 20, 1922, the Hungarian Ambassador, Count Olivér Woracziczky, presented his credentials to the Belgian Foreign Minister Henri Jaspar. This was the culmination of a process that had already begun in 1921 when Belgium opened a legation in Budapest.

17 Feb

As host of a high-level side-event dedicated to moving towards increased equal access to quality health products held ahead of the EU-African Union Summit, Belgium presents the following outcome text, that reflects the exchanges held during the event.

12 Feb

On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, Belgium reaffirms its long-term commitment to promoting the protection of the rights of children in conflict.

09 Feb

Minister for Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy, Meryame Kitir, will pay a working visit to Cape Town, South Africa, from 10 to 13 February. The visit will focus on local production of vaccines and the Minister will be accompanied by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Belgian virologist Marc van Ranst. Minister Kitir emphasises the importance of international solidarity and science. After all, exchanging knowledge and science has proven to be crucial in the fight against this pandemic.

31 Jan

FPS Foreign Affairs launches another selection procedure for future diplomats. The kick-off on 31 January is an online information session with Sophie Wilmès, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Meryame Kitir, Minister of Development Cooperation.