Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Kenya

Belgium in Kenya

 

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Welcome to our website

Our Embassy is in charge of diplomatic relations, not only with Kenya, but also with Somalia, Eritrea, Madagascar, the Seychelles and the Comoros and acts as a Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Nairobi as well as to UNEP and UN Habitat.

Are you Belgian and have you moved recently to Kenya? Have you lost your Belgian passport? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Our consular services are here to assist you. Please note that you may also call on our honorary consuls in Mombasa, Victoria, Tananarive and Asmara.

On this website you can find information on our consular services and local news, including our regular electronic newsletter.

If you have suggestions for our services to be improved, please send me a message to Nairobi@diplobel.fed.be.

With my best regards,

Nicolas Nihon
Ambassador

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News

12 Jul

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Philippe Goffin, welcomes the compromise reached by the members of the United Nations Security Council, which extends the "cross-border" mechanism aimed at providing humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people for 12 months via the Bab al-Hawa border point. However, the possibilities for delivering humanitarian aid through Bab al-Salam need to be improved.

11 Jul

July 11, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Srebrenica genocide. It was on July 11, 1995 that the town of Srebrenica fell into the hands of Bosnian-Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic. In the days that followed, in less than a week they abducted and murdered more than 8,000 people, mostly men and teenagers, simply because they were Bosniacs.

04 Jul

The COVID-19 crisis has shaken up all habits and forced everyone to review certain operating modes. This was also the case for the FPS Foreign Affairs, where teleworking was the rule, even though it had to carry out one of its fundamental tasks: assisting Belgians abroad. Not simple when the crisis was worldwide: “It is as if you had 200 earthquakes and many aftershocks at the same time, including in Belgium”, says Minister Goffin.

02 Jul

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Philippe Goffin (MR) states that: "Following the adoption on 30 June of the European recommendation which gradually authorises non-essential travel from some 15 countries outside the European Union, Belgium has begun consultations with experts from the public services concerned with a view to achieving a cautious reopening of its borders".

02 Jul

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Philippe Goffin welcomes the adoption on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 of new conclusions of the Council of the European Union concerning the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa, to which Belgium has actively contributed and which will serve as a basis for discussions with a view to redefining our relationship with our African partners.