On 4 August, French President Macron and the United Nations will hold a third international donor conference to raise funds for emergency aid for the Lebanese people. The video conference will take place exactly one year after the tragic explosion that ravaged the port of Beirut and caused a lot of casualties. The explosion came on top of institutional and socio-economic crises in Lebanon that have only worsened since then.
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03 AugPress release
09 AugPress release
In cooperation with the UN, French President Macron is organizing a donor conference for Lebanon this afternoon. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense, Philippe Goffin, will represent our country. President Trump and King Abdullah II have already confirmed their participation. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo, has already released 5 million additional humanitarian aid.
07 AugPress release
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, Philippe Goffin, just announced that a C130 military transport aircraft will leave from Melsbroek to Beirut tonight at 8pm with urgent medical and humanitarian equipment for the victims of the huge explosion. Besides the victims and wounded, the enormous devastation has also left many people homeless. To help them, material for temporary shelter will also be sent along.
14 NovPress release
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders closely followed the recent developments in Lebanon. He wishes to express his support to the unity, the stability, the sovereignty and the security of the Republic of Lebanon.
22 DecPress release
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the formation of a new government in Lebanon. He congratulates President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and President of the Parliament Nabih Berri for this important development. Lebanon takes a crucial step for the smooth functioning of its institutions. The formation of a new government illustrates the sense of responsibility of the country’s political forces.
31 OctPress release
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders congratulates Michel Aoun with his election by the Lebanese Parliament as President of the Lebanese Republic. With this election, there is again a president in Lebanon, after a period of two years. The election is crucial for the future of Lebanon, a country that is confronted with important challenges, as the civil war in Syria and the hosting of more than a million Syrian refugees on its soil.