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20 Mar

From 22 to 27 March 2023, Their Majesties the King and the Queen of the Belgians will pay a state visit to South Africa.

18 Mar

Belgium welcomes the renewal, on 18 March 2023, of the Black Sea Grain Initiative (BSGI), signed on 22 July 2022 by the United Nations, the Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.

17 Mar

During her working visit to Uganda, Caroline Gennez, Minister of Development Cooperation, evaluated the results of the Belgian international cooperation programme in Uganda.

09 Mar

After 22 days of being operated by Belgian medical personnel, B-FAST's field hospital in Kirikhan was donated to Türkiye on 9 March.

08 Mar

This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, endorsed by all United Nations member states.

03 Mar

From next Thursday, 9 March, Türkiye will take over the Belgian field hospital in Kirikhan.

27 Feb

27 February marks the start of the 52nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, which will run until 4 April.

13 Feb

The Official Journal of the EU publishes today a summary of the application lodged on 19 December 2022 by the European Commission to the Court of Justice of the European Union against Hungary. This appeal pertains to national legislation discriminating against people because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.

10 Feb

Belgium is currently preparing to send an Emergency Medical Team (so-called EMT 2 team) from B-Fast to Turkey.

26 Jan

On Thursday 26 January 2023, the charter of Philip of Alsace, Count of Flanders, which was kept in the Benedictine Abbey of Messines (Mesen) in West Flanders, and which had disappeared at the beginning of the First World War, was officially handed over to the State Archives of Belgium. The charter had resurfaced at The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (The Met) in December 2016. In early 2020, The Met agreed return this precious document, which is part of our cultural heritage, to Belgium.