Belgium sends a convoy with humanitarian material to Ukraine via the B-FAST emergency aid mechanism. Foreign Affairs provides protective equipment and basic necessities during cold climate conditions, such as generators, sleeping bags, first aid kits and soup.
25 November is the symbolic day on which we focus on the elimination of violence against women. It also marks the kick-off of the annual international campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" to eradicate violence against women and girls around the world.
This 17 November afternoon, the court in The Hague (The Netherlands) delivered its verdict in the criminal trial opened on 9 March 2020 against 4 suspects prosecuted for the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July 2014.
On 8 November, EU Ambassador to China Jorge Toledo met with the Minister of Ecology and Environment of China Huang Runqiu to exchange views on COP27 (Climate), taking place from this week in Sharm el-Sheikh, and on Part Two of COP 15 (biodiversity), which is chaired by China. Ambassador Toledo expressed the EU’s wish to further strengthen climate and environment cooperation with China.
The third and final day of the State Visit to the Republic of Lithuania starts under the theme of military cooperation and solidarity. After that, the King and Queen will travel to Kaunas for a programme with mainly cultural activities.