Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), comprised of the national investigation authorities of the Netherlands, Ukraine, Malaysia, Australia and Belgium, has announced additional results on the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine in July 2014. The crash cost the lives of 298 people, amongst them several Belgian citizens.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders expresses strong concern following the referendum of 17th May on the revision of the Constitution of Burundi, the results of which were announced on Monday.
At the initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Egmont Institute organize on this Tuesday 22nd of May an international conference on the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty (CTBT). The conference, titled 'Towards a world without nuclear tests: fulfilling the promise', takes place in the Egmont Palace in Brussels. It is part of the efforts made by Belgium to facilitate the entry into force of the treaty.
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). On this day, we commemorate the decision taken by the World Health Organisation in 1990 to withdraw homosexuality from the international classification of diseases.
Violence in the Gaza Strip: reaction of Prime Minister Charles Michel and of Vice-Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders. "We call on the United Nations to conduct an international investigation".
Speech by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders at the opening of the Third International Conference on the victims of ethnic and religious violence in the Middle East (Brussels, 14 May 2018).
At the initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, Belgium will host the 3rd International Conference on the Victims of Ethnic and Religious Violence in the Middle East on Monday 14th of May. This conference, which will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, is part of the larger political, military and humanitarian efforts of the international community in the region.