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. Mrs. Bénédicte Frankinet - Permanent Representative of Belgium 

Welkom  -  Bienvenue 

News

09 Feb

The following measures have been announced by the Belgian government on 5 February.

09 Feb

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo express their concern about the decision of the Israeli authorities to seize 154 hectares of farmland in the West Bank, near Jericho. Earlier, there were other worrying developments such as the announcement of the construction of 153 new housing units in the settlements or the destruction of houses in Hebron.

05 Feb

The King approved the assignment of 31 Heads of Diplomatic Missions, as proposed by Foreign Minister Didier Reynders. The assignments for the bilateral missions will be effective only after the host countries have given their approval ('agrément'). The new Heads of Mission will take office during the Summer period.

05 Feb

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is concerned about the statements made by the North Korean authorities regarding the upcoming launch of a satellite. The nuclear test on January 6th already caused considerable concern in the region. This would be a new violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

04 Feb

This morning, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation and Digital Agenda Alexander De Croo during presented 'Digital Dividends', the World Bank World Development Report 2016. In his opening speech, he insisted on the role of digitalization and innovation for development, especially in the least developing countries and countries in fragile contexts.