Permanent Mission of Belgium to the UN

Permanent Mission of Belgium to the UN

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As a founding member of the United Nations, Belgium has always approached it as the effective tool for multilateralism in order to respond to the increasing number of challenges. It is a great privilege for me to serve my country and the international community along this line. This I do with conviction, the help of my entire team and in close collaboration with all of my colleagues.

H.E. Mr. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve - Permanent Representative of Belgium 

Welkom  -  Bienvenue 

 

High-Level Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants (19 September 2016) - High Level week 71st UNGA (20-23 September 2016) : Belgian statements and side events
 

News

28 Sep

This afternoon the Joint Investigation Team, comprised of the national investigation authorities of the Netherlands, Ukraine, Malaysia, Australia and Belgium, announced the interim results of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17, which cost the lives of 298 people. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the results of the independent investigation. The JIT has made important progress. 

28 Sep

It is with great emotion and deep sadness that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders learned of the death of Mr. Shimon Peres on 28 September 2016.

26 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo are shocked by the recent cruel attacks in Aleppo and its surroundings. Each days, tens of people, among whom many civilians, die as a consequence of this new offensive. These blind actions, supported by the Russian air force, have dramatic consequences for the people of Aleppo. Already for more than 20 days, at least a quarter million people are cut off from food, running water and other necessary supplies.

26 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders congratulates the government and the people of Colombia with the signature of the historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, today in Cartagena (Colombia). With this agreement, decades of conflict in this South American country come to an end.

23 Sep

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is deeply concerned about the climate of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Minister Reynders urges all actors to stop the violence. The security forces are responsible for maintaining public order in a proportional manner.