Europe is taking a leading role to protect women’s rights around the world, as the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence enters into force tomorrow. Known also as the “Istanbul Convention” because it was opened for signature there three years ago, the convention obliges governments that have … Continue reading
After the meeting with the Minister of the Ukrainian Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkim, during a press conference in Washington, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, told “Ukraine is ready to accept a cease-fire now but not in the future”. He also stated that there is clear evidence of firing rockets and artillery from Russia … Continue reading
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, just as EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, welcomes the election of Fouad Massoum as president of the Republic of Iraq. After the election of Salim Al-Juburi as Chairman of the Council of Representatives, this is an extra step in the formation of a new government. … Continue reading
On Belgian National Day, July 21, Stella Artois, the world’s best-selling Belgian beer, took over Stone Street in lower Manhattan with an exclusive dinner featuring Chrissy Teigen, Aliya LeeKong and Cara Nicoletti. The evening event was held to introduce “The Butcher, the Baker, the Belgian Beer Maker,” an online documentary series, produced for Stella Artois … Continue reading
Last week, the Embassy of Burundi celebrated as it must the national day with songs, dances and the great folklore of this east african country which was for a long time a belgian protectorate tille 1962. Each year, H.E. Ambassador Felix Ndisayenga gathers the burundi diaspora in Brussels and the friends of Burundi … Continue reading
The French National Day, organized by the French Consulate General in Milan in the prestigious setting of the rooms of the “Societa del giardino” in Milan, was celebrated this year with a particular emphasis. The presence of numerous institutional authorities, diplomatic, political, military, business and many friends of the world of culture, the Consul General … Continue reading
From August 15th. untill August 18th., Jambes, part of the City of Namur, welcomes you to her 55th. “Folk Festival”, with folk companies coming from * Bolivia (“Folk National Ballet Manuel Acosta”, from La Paz), * Bulgaria (“Svetlina Folk Company, from Sofia), * Georgia (“Tsiskari Company”, from Tbilissi”, … with male dancers’ giving all their … Continue reading
Our little team goes away for holiday Back to normal daily news on august 25th Have a great holiday!
For the third year in a row, Portugal is hosting the Hot Blade helicopter exercise in Ovar airbase, near Porto. Supported by the European Defence Agency, this event is attended by 25 helicopters and about 3.000 military personnel for two weeks of intense cooperative training between the six participating Member States. Organised as part of … Continue reading
Today, Jean-Claude JUNCKER was appointed as new president of the European Commission by the European Parliament. Jean-Claude JUNCKER is the former prime minister of the Grand-Duchy of Luxemburg.
H.E. The Ambassador of Canada, Ambassador Denis Robert held a fantastic evening for Canada National day, at the Brussels town hall, where the assets of this great country were shown to the audience. This national day reception was placed under the sign of the strong diplomatic relations between Canada and Belgium. The birthday of the … Continue reading
Joint statement by Günther H. Oettinger, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for energy, and Konrad Mizzi, Minister for Energy and Health of the Government of Malta The Energy Ministers from the EU, North Africa and the East Mediterranean, high officials, industry representatives and key stakeholders in the energy sector met in Malta to exchange views … Continue reading
In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for trade Karel De Gucht, the heads of 16 West African states yesterday decided to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union. “I am a firm believer in expanding our cooperation with Africa, a thriving continent full of opportunities. A partnership of equals with Africa … Continue reading
Our company wants to strengthen its TV-channels related to its daily newspapers brussels-star.com, brusselseconomic.com and brusselsdiplomatic.com. From september on, more videos that require video presentations; In this context, our company will organize very soon a CASTING for TV-presenters (m / f). It is aimed for TV-presenters between 20 and 45 years. They will be involved in filming, broadcasting … Continue reading
While Hamas and their allied terrorists continue to launch rockets and missiles at Israeli civilians, shipments to their civilian families are continuing unabated. Some 200 trucks of foodstuffs and other basics goods and products have traveled through the Kerem Shalom crossing since the start of ‘Operation Protective Edge’ aimed at stopping the rocket fire from … Continue reading