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

21 Apr

The Federal Public Service (FPS) Foreign Affairs has officially transferred its library collections to the Royal Library of Belgium. Dirk Achten, Secretary-General of the FPS Foreign Affairs and Patrick Lefèvre, Director-General of the Royal Library completed the transfer agreement this morning. 

19 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo announced plans to eliminate sleeping sickness by 2025 today in Geneva, where global health experts are meeting to discuss Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). If sleeping sickness is not addressed, over 50 million people are at risk of contracting the disease.

14 Apr

Didier Reynders underlines the importance of international cooperation on non-proliferation.

12 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about reports from international and national organizations on violence against homosexual men in the Chechen republic. Human rights are universal and indivisible. If the reports are confirmed, it is crucial that an investigation is opened, that the perpetrators are prosecuted and that the victims can receive fair compensations.

09 Apr

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders strongly condemns the attack committed today in a church in Tanta, in the North of Egypt, and in front of a church in Alexandria. These attacks during a Christian religious celebration caused more than twenty dead and tens of wounded.