November 27th, 2023
Joint Statement by the Benelux & Nordic Countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden
Faced with numerous climate and security challenges, the Benelux and Nordic countries met in Brussels to discuss closer cooperation in order to defend and promote our values on the global stage.
November 23rd, 2023
Official visit to Montenegro
Press statement after bilateral meeting with Filip Ivanović, Minister of Foreign Affairs
November 21st, 2023
Upcoming European Presidency Central in Presentation of Foreign Affairs Policy Note Foreign Affairs
Minister Hadja Lahbib presented her policy note today in the Chamber Committee on Foreign Affairs. There was significant focus on Belgium’s role during the first half of the year when it takes the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
September 19th, 2023
Belgium co-organises ministerial events on children's and women's rights and climate change - UNGA78 in New York
During her visit to New York for the UNGA78, the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hadja Lahbib will chair a number of ministerial side-events on behalf of our country, in collaboration with European and international partners. Belgium is invited to co-organise a number of events because of its high profile as a defender of children's and women's rights.
June 16th, 2023
New Belgian aid package approved for Ukraine
Upon the proposal of Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib and Minister of Development Cooperation Caroline Gennez, the Council of Ministers approved a new financial support package for Ukraine on 16 June 2023. These include support of NATO initiatives for Ukraine and Moldova, the UN Fund to Support Women's Organizations, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Trust Fund for Victims of the International Criminal Court. In terms of humanitarian needs, Belgium supports multilateral…