July 10th, 2019
Meeting Charles Michel and Josep Borrell Fontelles
On July 2nd, 2019 the European Council elected Charles Michel as President of the European Council and proposed Josep Borrell Fontelles as candidate for High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
July 9th, 2019
Meeting Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel
Last week the leaders of the European Union agreed on nominations at the extraordinary European Council in Brussels.The European Council elected Charles Michel as the new President of the European Council and proposed Ursula von der Leyen as candidate for the President of the European Commission.
July 2nd, 2019
European Council appoints new EU leaders
The European Council elected today Charles Michel as President of the European Council. The President of the European Council is elected for the period from 1 December 2019 until 31 May 2022. The mandate of two and a half years of the President of the European Council is renewable once. The European Council also welcomed the decision of the Heads of State or Government of the Member States whose currency is the euro to appoint Charles Michel as President of the Euro Summit, for the same term of…
January 31st, 2019
Brexit will not stop us!
Charles Michel: "Brexit will not stop us! Thanks to Nemo Belgium and United Kingdom are interconnected. More interconnection keeps energy prices under control and ensures sufficient and sustainable provisioning."
January 26th, 2019
Message to President Tshisekedi on the occasion of his investiture
On the occasion of your inauguration, on behalf of the Belgian Government, we would like to wish you every success and to assure you of Belgium's solidarity with the Congolese people.
October 16th, 2018
Joint statement Vietnam - Belgium
From 16 to 18 October 2018, the Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and his wife pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Belgium. This visit is part of the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belgium and Vietnam.
July 16th, 2018
Programme of events for Belgian National Day 2018
On the occasion of Belgian National Day, on 20 and 21 July the FPS Chancery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Defence, the FPS Home Affairs and the federal and local police, in close cooperation with the Association for the Advancement and Promotion of Brussels, are organising a host of activities for the general public in Brussels. National Day is intended to be a large-scale popular event, offering our fellow citizens the chance to celebrate in the heart of our capital.
July 3rd, 2018
Prime Minister Charles Michel meeting with Mr. Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group
"I have an obsession: jobs in Belgium! We must look for growth where it is: ensure an international and European foothold.”
June 11th, 2018
Belgium’s election to the Security Council: Belgian credibility rewarded!
"This excellent result is a reward for nearly 4 years of diplomatic efforts, at all levels. This election reaffirms the credibility, efficiency and professionalism of our diplomacy, which succeeded in convincing no fewer than 181 Member States to give us their vote. Convincing them that we are a serious candidate. Convincing them that we are ready to assume our international responsibilities again."
June 5th, 2018
For the UN Security Council – Charles Michel: "We are ready!"
"It is in our DNA to build bridges and find solutions that satisfy all parties. It is in this spirit that we want to find constructive and innovative solutions to reduce tensions in a number of current international issues, such as the Iranian nuclear issue, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the tensions between Russia and the West, to name but a few."