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  • 22 Jul
    Press release

    Belgium has decided to provide emergency assistance to Tunisia, following a request transmitted by this country through the European Mechanism of Civil Protection, in the context of the fight against COVID-19. Tunisia is currently facing a serious deterioration of its health situation and a sharp increase in hospitalizations. The country has informed its European partners of specific needs to help it cope with this situation, including in terms of vaccines. The vaccination rate remains very low in the country and the authorities are trying to accelerate the vaccination campaign.

  • 22 Dec
    Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo made a donation of 100.000 EUR to the fundraising operation “de Warmste Week”. This amount will be allocated to a project supporting victims of human trafficking in Tunisia (Avocats sans Frontières) and the improvement of youth rights in Burundi (KIYO). Minister De Croo handed over the cheque this morning to Music For Life. The operation is taking place this year in the Puyenbroeck domain in Wachtebeke, in East Flanders.

  • 24 Aug
    Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the improved security situation in Tunisia, while calling upon Belgian travelers to be prudent and vigilant given the terrorist threat. The travel advisory for Tunisia has therefore been modified. The perimeter within which travel is now possible has notably been extended to include the island of Djerba.