31/10/2014 NEW

Logo Competition: 150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium

embassy_logoIn 2016, Japan and Belgium will celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations and friendship. In the run-up to this year of friendship, a public competition is being held to select the official anniversary logo... » more

Entry Deadline: Saturday 20th December 2014

21/11/2014 NEW

Eighth Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

During the 8th Minister's Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food this year, the contribution of Brussels Japanese restaurant owner and chef, Mr. Suetsugu to the promotion of Japanese food was recognized and he received the award from the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries... » more

18/11/2014 NEW

Reception for Enhancement of Relations among Japan-Belgium Sister Cities, Friendly Cities and Friendship Ports”

On 18 November, Ambassador Ishii held a reception at the Residence for Belgian representatives of Japan-Belgium Sister Cities, Friendly Cities and Friendship Ports... » more

18/11/2014 NEW

30th anniversary ceremony of the Antwerp office of ClassNK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)

On 18 November, Ambassador Ishii and second secretary Yamada attended the 30th anniversary ceremony of the Nippon Kaiji Kyōkai’s Antwerp office of ClassNK. The president and chairman of the organization, Mr. Ueda also attended the ceremony and Ambassador Ishii... » more

13/11/2014 NEW

Toyota Motor Europe’s “Made in Europe” exhibition

On 13 November, Ambassador Ishii and second secretary Yamada visited Toyota Motor Europe in Brussels. Toyota first started its car manufacturing in 1971 in Portugal and achieved manufacturing 9 million cars in Europe this year. To commemorate this, the company used the open space in its buildings to hold an exhibition called “Made in Europe”,.... » more

10/11/2014 NEW

2015 Gault & Millau restaurant guide launching party and JETRO’s Japanese beef and sake presentation event”

On 10 November, Ambassador Ishii attended the launching party of the 2015 Gault & Millau Belux restaurant guide. Gault & Millau is a famous restaurant guide that stands on equal footing with the Michelin guide. The 2015 edition contains about 40 pages dedicated to Japanese food.... » more

04/11/2014 NEW

Dispatch of a female Self-Defense Force personnel to NATO headquarters

Lieutenant Colonel Chizu KURITA, from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, will be sent to NATO Headquarters as the adviser to NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security...
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14/10/2014 NEW

Nitto Europe 40th anniversary ceremony

On 11 October, Ambassador Ishii and second secretary Yamada attended the 40th anniversary ceremony of Nitto Europe. A total of approximately 40 people attended the ceremony, such as the president of the Nitto Denko Corporation, Mr. Takasaki and employees of the company, governor of Limburg Mr. Reynders and mayor of Genk Mr. Dries... » more


Foreign Minister Kishida Attends United Nations General Assembly

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PM Cabinet

Congratulatory Telephone Call to Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Professor Isamu Akasaki


AGC Europe New Headquarters Inauguration Ceremony

On 30 September, Ambassador Ishii and second secretary Yamada, along with approximately 400 other guests, attended the inauguration ceremony of the new headquarters of AGC Glass Europe, located in Louvain-La-Neuve, in the province of Walloon-Brabant.,.. » more


40th Anniversary Celebration of Kaneka Belgium

On 26 September, Ambassador Ishii and mister Yamada attended the 40th anniversary event of Kaneka Belgium at Castle de Merode in Westerlo,.. » more


Prime Minister Abe's Visit to Germany, U.K., Portugal, Spain, France and Belgium (April 29 - May 8, 2014)

(Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office)

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Position Opening at the Embassy

The Embassy of Japan in Belgium
is looking for
a staff member for the Information and Cultural Section

The Embassy of Japan in Belgium is hiring a full-time staff member to start working from early next year...» more

Application Deadline: Monday 15th December 2014


Love Letter from Brussels

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People contributing to the Belgium-Japan relations

Belgium & Me

Japan & Me

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Werner (2013~present)

Marlies (2011~2013)

Sophie (2006~2011)


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