December 20th, 2022
An Afghan vision for Afghanistan: a civil society workshop
Ladies and Gentlemen,Dear participants, As winter arrived in Kabul – and we know how harsh it can be - let me start by saying that my heart and my mind are with the Afghan people who live in dire conditions.
December 10th, 2022
International Human Rights Day: Belgium remains committed to human dignity, freedom, equal rights and justice for all
On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib reiterates Belgium's commitment to the protection and promotion of all human rights for all, without distinction.
November 28th, 2022
Belgium sends emergency humanitarian material to Ukraine via B-FAST
Belgium sends a convoy with humanitarian material to Ukraine via the B-FAST emergency aid mechanism. Foreign Affairs provides protective equipment and basic necessities during cold climate conditions, such as generators, sleeping bags, first aid kits and soup.
November 25th, 2022
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November is the symbolic day on which we focus on the elimination of violence against women. It also marks the kick-off of the annual international campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" to eradicate violence against women and girls around the world.
November 15th, 2022
Eighth World Congress against the Death Penalty in Berlin
This 15th November, the eighth World Congress against the Death Penalty opens in Berlin in the presence of Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib. This is a triennial event, which brings together more than a thousand opponents of the death penalty from all over the world.