January 26th, 2021
Climate Adaptation Summit: Prime Minister Alexander De Croo talks to actor and activist Idris Elba
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has emphasised the importance of technology, the input of young people and international cooperation in the fight against the consequences of climate change in a video call with actor and climate activist Idris Elba at the first virtual Climate Adaptation Summit.
January 23rd, 2021
Consultative Committee decides on temporary travel restrictions and extension of isolation requirements
The Federal Government and the Governments of the Federated Entities discussed the corona situation today in the Consultative Committee. In order to prevent the import and further spread of new virus variants, the Consultative Committee has decided to temporarily restrict travel for recreational/tourism purposes to and from Belgium.
January 20th, 2021
Prime Minister De Croo congratulates new U.S. President Biden
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo congratulates President Joseph R. Biden upon his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States. He also congratulates Kamala Harris, the first female Vice President.
December 23rd, 2020
Statement on the Brexit Agreement
Today, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, announced an agreement outlining the new relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom. In his first response, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo welcomes the agreement.
December 18th, 2020
COVID-19: Consultative Committee decides not to relax, but imposes stricter travel rules and strict checks on working from home
Today, the Consultative Committee discussed the corona situation in Belgium. After a significant decline over the past eight weeks, the figures are stagnating.
December 17th, 2020
Stay at Home - Blijf thuis - Bleib zu Hause - Restez chez soi
Joint message of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Prime Minister Mark Rutte (The Netherlands) and Minister-President Armin Laschet (North Rhine-Westphalia).
December 11th, 2020
"I am delighted with the European climate agreement. Now we need proactive implementation".
Today, the European Council agreed on raising Europe's climate ambitions.
December 8th, 2020
Launch of D4D European-African hub
With this project, Europe wants to boost the digital economy in Africa. Belgium, as one of the founding fathers, is backing the joint initiative.
December 8th, 2020
High-level announcement Global D4D Hub
Statement by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on the launch of the Digital for Development (D4D) Hub.
December 3rd, 2020
Belgian Statement during the Special Session of the General Assembly in Response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Statement by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on the COVID-19 pandemic.