Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Kenya

Belgium in Kenya

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

 

 

 

 

News

18 Jul

Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders opened the exhibition ‘Art & Diplomacy’ at the Egmont Palace. These annual summer exhibitions were initiated by the Minister eight years ago in order to reinforce our foreign policy through our cultural heritage.

10 Jul

Today the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflicts, presided by Belgium since 1 January, has adopted conclusions on the situation of children in the armed conflict in Syria. For the first time in a long time, the UN Security Council sent such a strong message on the situation in Syria, more in particular on the violations of children’s rights. The Security Council calls the ones responsible for those violations to order. Our country has led the negotiations on the recommendations that should prevent such violations.

28 Jun

Austria, Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden attach the utmost importance to the preservation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), signed by Iran and unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council, as a key instrument for the non-proliferation regime and a major contribution to stability in the region. 

28 Jun

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo met with , the sister of the Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul. She was detained in May 2018 because of her activism for women rights in Saudi Arabia. It is thanks to women such as Loujain that women are entitled to drive today in Saudi Arabia. She pays however a hefty price for her activism and risks a prison sentence

20 Jun

Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), who is conducting a criminal investigation into the case, made public the names of four suspects allegedly involved in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in July 2014. This tragic incident, almost 5 years ago, cost the lives of 298 people, including several compatriots. The Dutch judicial authorities also announced that the trial of these suspects will begin in the Netherlands in March 2020 and that the investigation will proceed in the meantime.