Report on the mission of the Benelux Foreign Ministers to Ukraine

On Thursday 6 and Friday 7 May, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmès visited Ukraine where she led a delegation from the Benelux countries, of which Belgium currently holds the Presidency. She was accompanied by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Mr Stef Blok (Netherlands) and Mr Jean Asselborn (Luxembourg). The delegation arrived in Kharkiv on Thursday at noon (local time) where they were welcomed by Mr Vasyl Bodnar, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine. The…

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World Day against the #DeathPenalty

On the occasion of the World Day against the #DeathPenalty, I underline Belgium’s commitment to the universal abolition of the death penalty. Read more on why we call for #AbolitionNow

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Congratulations to World Food Programme on winning the Nobel Peace Prize!

Congratulations to World Food Programme on winning the Nobel Peace Prize! You ensure millions of the world’s most vulnerable men, women and children don’t starve to death. Belgium is proud to support your relentless efforts for world food security. Read our press release