December 6th, 2017
Catherine De Bolle is appointed Executive Director of Europol
"Catherine De Bolle is the right person for the job. Her appointment is a recognition of the commitment and professionalism of our police force, which has done a great service to our country in recent years. Europol plays a vital role in keeping our citizens safe. The government believes in closer cooperation between the various police services in Europe. I personally wish her all the best in her new role."
December 5th, 2017
Unveiling of the Brussels 2018 Summit Logo with the NATO Secretary General
Le logo du sommet affirme le symbole des doigts de deux mains entrecroisées, signe de l’unité et de la confiance des membres de l’OTAN.
December 5th, 2017
Meeting with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson
Working together with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to enhance security and economic cooperation in the interest of our citizens.
November 30th, 2017
African Union - European Union Summit 2017
November 23rd, 2017
Joint Statement – Gäichel X
On 23 November 2017, under the joint chairmanship of Prime Ministers Charles Michel and Xavier Bettel, the 10th joint meeting of the Belgian and Luxembourg Governments was held in Brussels. This meeting is in keeping with the well-established tradition of meetings between the two Governments since the first Gäichel meeting which was held on 28 April 2004.
November 8th, 2017
Joint Declaration Benelux Summit: Benelux as sustainable and innovative frontrunner
"We see the Benelux Union as a unique, regional organization that leads by example to find solutions to cross-border issues for the benefit of our countries, citizens and businesses. We emphasize the crucial role of the Benelux in re-enforcing the EU’s internal market. Our goal is to position the Benelux as a sustainable and innovative frontrunner within the EU. With this goal in mind, we have agreed on the following."
October 31st, 2017
“The same rights and duties as any European citizen for Mr. Puigdemont, no more and no less”
The Prime Minister was informed yesterday of the announced presence of Mr. Puigdemont in Belgium.
October 25th, 2017
Opening of the first air link between Brussels and Shanghai, operated by Hainan Airlines
October 16th, 2017
Meeting between Édouard PHILIPPE and Charles MICHEL
"At the end of this meeting, we decided to engage in more bilateral initiatives designed to strengthen the already strong collaboration between our two countries with regards to safety and justice. "
October 4th, 2017
Meeting with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk