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  • Didier Reynders welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council of a Belgian resolution on the death penalty

    01 Oct Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that the United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted, today in Geneva, a new resolution submitted by Belgium on the death penalty. The initiative, presented jointly with Benin, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Mongolia, the Republic of Moldova and Switzerland was supported by over sixty countries from the five continents.

  • Belgium in New York

    29 Sep News item

    Prime Minister Charles Michel and Ministers Didier Reynders, Alexander De Croo and Marie-Christine Marghem are in New York. On the agenda: the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, an international summit about sustainable development, as well as several bilateral and multilateral meetings addressing the major international crises of the day.

  • Sustainable Development Summit

    29 Sep News item

    The discussions for the adoption of the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 concluded on Sunday in New York. Their goal was to formally adopt a new sustainable development agenda. With this agenda, the international community and national governments aim at promoting prosperity and well-being for all over the next 15 years.

  • Sustainable tourism

    27 Sep News item

    Each year more than one billion people travel to different places throughout the world. Whenever they do so, they obtain the power to drive inclusive development, create jobs and help safeguard the world’s shared natural and cultural heritage. Indeed, when approached in a sustainable way, tourism has the potential to create a better world for us all. Make your actions count! Only together can we transform one billion tourists into one billion opportunities!

  • Didier Reynders expresses his condolences after deadly crowd movement in Mecca

    24 Sep Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders expresses his condolences to families and governments affected by the deadly crowd movement that took place in Mina, near Mecca in Saudi Arabia, during the Hajj pilgrimage.

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