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26 Sep
Press release

Only by strengthening international cooperation can we successfully tackle global challenges such as peace and security, climate change, human rights, migration, digital transformation and sustainable development. This is the key message of Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo at the launch of the new 'Alliance for Multilateralism' today in New York, a Franco-German initiative that aims to strengthen international cooperation.

25 Sep
Press release

In recent years, the number of counterterrorism measures has risen sharply to cope with the increased international terror threat. These measures are necessary from a peace and security perspective, but can have undesirable consequences for humanitarian assistance. In the margins of the General Assembly, Belgium and the European Union call for more attention in coordinating the approach to terrorism and humanitarian action.

25 Sep
Press release

In the margins of the ministerial week of the UN General Assembly, Belgium and Congo Brazzaville jointly chaired a ministerial meeting to discuss regional security in the Great Lakes Region. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo called for more regional cooperation.

24 Sep
Press release

There is an urgent need to accelerate the implementation and financing of the Sustainable Development Goals. Otherwise, we will never achieve the objectives of Agenda 2030 by 2030. That's what Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo says at the start of the SDG Summit in New York, in which he is participating together with H.M. Queen Mathilde.

23 Sep
Press release

The brutality of conflicts is affecting millions of children and the number of violations against children in conflict situations is continuously increasing. In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Belgium’s Queen Mathilde and Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo held a plea to stop the war on children.

23 Sep
Press release

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo will participate in the annual session of the General Assembly in New York this week. It will be an intensive week full of meetings and events at the United Nations (UN).