The Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel congratulates Donald Trump on his victory in the Presidential elections.
“These elections were remarkable and the American people have spoken out. I wish you success in carrying out the responsibilities of this high office. I express the wish that you will be a president who unites who is open to a respectful dialogue. I hope that Belgium and the United States will continue to defend our common values of freedom and tolerance.”
More than ever it is my conviction that a strong and convincing European project is necessary. Belgium will continue to invest in that dynamic.“I hope that you will continue to lend your support to the European project and help to guarantee continuing security within the NATO framework.”
The Prime Minister would also like to thank President Barack Obama specifically for the excellent cooperation between our country and the United States.
Belgium’s Candidacy for the UN Security Council
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders launched today in New York, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and of the Permanent Representatives to the UN, the Belgian campaign for a seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-2020 period. The motto proclaims:
Foreign Minister Didier Reynders affirmed that Belgium will fully commit to the prevention of conflicts, their resolution and the search for a sustainable peace, as well as the prevention and the fight against terrorism, all the while continuing to promote Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Sustainable Development. July 12, 2016 © MFA of Belgium
Foreign Minister Didier Reynders speech at the UN Security Council New York on Belgium Candidacy for the UN Security Council 2019-2020.
Belgium has allocated 75 million EUR for Syria at the International donor conference in London
“75 million to allow the refugees to stay in their own region. The international support is intended to improve the refugees’ living conditions. Health, education, better sanitary conditions and also better access to the labour market must be the priority. It is important that we encourage the refugees to stay in the region near their country of origin and to provide dignified living conditions. The support and commitment of the international community can make the difference.” Elaborated Prime Minister Charles Michel February 4, 2016
Belgium has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, for 2016-2018
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