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10 Oct
Press release

Today we celebrate the European and World Day against the Death Penalty. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders repeats that Belgium remains strongly committed to the universal abolition of the death penalty.

27 Sep
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is pleased that, today, the Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted a new Belgian resolution on capital punishment.

10 Oct
Press release

Today is the European and World Day against the Death Penalty. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders underlines that Belgium continues to engage for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty. The Minister regrets that a number of countries continue to use the death penalty, even for specific forms of conduct such as blasphemy, adultery and same-sex sexual relations. The death penalty has no place in the 21st century.

10 Oct
Press release

Today is the 15th European and World Day against the Death Penalty. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders seizes this occasion to underline the engagement of Belgium in favor of the worldwide abolition of the death penalty.

29 Sep
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the adoption today in Geneva by the Human Rights Council of a new Belgian resolution on capital punishment.

19 Sep
Press release

In the margins of the opening of the 72nd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders participated today to the event organized to launch the global alliance against trade in goods used for capital punishment and torture.

10 Oct
Press release

On the occasion of the 14th European and World Day against the Death Penalty, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders underlines the Belgian commitment to the universal abolition of the death penalty.