In 1989, the international community made a historic commitment to all children by adopting the International Convention on the Rights of the Child. Today, the Convention on the Rights of the Child celebrates its 30th anniversary.
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.
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).
Before welcoming President Tshisekedi on the occasion of his first official visit to Belgium, Deputy Prime minister and Minister of Foreign affairs Didier Reynders met with his Congolese counterpart Marie Tumba Nzeza at Melsbroek.
This Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders will celebrate World Humanitarian Day. This year, August 19 honors women humanitarians from around the world who rally to help people affected by crises.