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

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.

02 Feb

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is today in Rome with the small group of the coalition countries fighting against terror group Daesh. The meeting is chaired by Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Paolo Gentiloni and United States State Secretary John Kerry.

29 Jan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met today with European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. The Minister thanked the Commissioner for her commitment and the unprecedented efforts of communication and exchange of information on the content of the Transatlantic Partnership trade and investment (TTIP) negotiations.