Embassy of Belgium in the Republic of Korea

Belgium in the Republic of Korea

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The Embassy in Seoul now on Facebook!

Dear Visitor,

It is with proud that we announce you the launch of our Facebook page! The name is 'Embassy of Belgium in Seoul' and the direct link is the following: www.facebook.com/BEinSeoul.

We will publish on our embassy page information regarding Belgium in the Republic of Korea and events to come, as well as general information on our country and news items of all kinds. We hope to interest, amuse and even sometimes surprise you. Don’t hesitate to 'like' the page and visit it regularly.

Your comments are also always welcome.

 
Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to the Republic of Korea and would like to register with the Embassy in Seoul? Did you lose your identity card or your passport while you were travelling through the Republic of Korea as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in the Republic of Korea, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

News

22 Jan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo met today in Brussels with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority.

18 Jan

Speech by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo on the occasion of the presentation of the World Development Report “Learning to realize Education’s Promise”.

17 Jan

In response to the call of UNRWA's Commissioner-General, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo has decided to allocate 19 million EURO over the next 3 years to UNRWA, the United Nations agency which provides humanitarian help to Palestinian refugees. Belgium is one of the few donors that provides this kind of multi-annual funding. Considering the financial difficulties which UNRWA currently faces, the Belgian annual contribution will be disbursed immediately. The US government decided yesterday to suspend half of its support to UNRWA.

12 Jan

The Council of Ministers approved this morning a draft law on consular assistance to Belgians abroad. This draft law was submitted by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders. Consular assistance is the help which Belgians receive from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs when they are in trouble abroad.

11 Jan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met today with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. Among the issues discussed, he raised the case of Ahmadreza Djalali and the fact that the death penalty should not be applied. Didier Reynders repeated that Belgium was, as a matter of principle, opposed to death penalty and in favour of a fair trial. The case of Hamid Babaeï and other issues related to human rights were also discussed.