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26/01/2015 NEW
PRESS RELEASE

150 Years of Friendship between Japan and Belgium
Results of the logo competition

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In 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 was held to select the official anniversary logo. The jury evaluated 187 entries. The winning design is the work of Ms. Ayaka YASHI, a 21 year-old student living in Osaka.The official logo of the anniversary will be used in communication regarding all the activities associated to the anniversary in the course of 2016... » more


25/01/2015 NEW
MOFA

Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria


23/01/2015 NEW
AMBASSADOR

93rd European Motor Show Brussels

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On the 23rd of January, Ambassador Ishii, Counselor Hokugo and Secretary Yamada, in response to the invitation of the Belgian Automobile Federation...» more


23/01/2015 NEW
MOFA

Foreign Minister Kishida's Meeting with Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO

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On January 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. (local time), Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, during his visit to Brussels, held a meeting with Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)... » more


23/01/2015 NEW
MOFA

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida’s Keynote Address at an International Symposium Hosted by the GMF

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On January 20, commencing at 9:30 a.m. for one hour (local time), Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, who was visiting Brussels, delivered a keynote address in the Japan Trilateral Forum, Brussels (closed to the public), an international symposium that was hosted by the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States on January 19 and 20... » more


23/01/2015 NEW
MOFA

Japan-Belgium Foreign Ministers' Meeting

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Today, on January 20, commencing at 8 a.m. (local time) for approximately one hour and 10 minutes, Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a foreign ministers’ meeting with His Excellency Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Belgium. An overview of the meeting is as follows:... » more


21/01/2015 NEW
AMBASSADOR

Meeting with Japanese Martial Arts Associations

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On 21 January, Ambassador Ishii invited Belgian members of Japanese martial arts associations (Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu, Karate, Kendo, Iaido) to his residence...» more


20/01/2015
MOFA

Message from Japan regarding the incident on warning of Japanese nationals' execution

150121_mofalogo On 20th January, just before 1500 (JST), a video clip, which seemed to have been produced by a terrorist group that proclaims itself as the “Islamic State (ISIL),” was uploaded online. In this video, a warning has been made that the two individuals, who seem to be Japanese nationals, will be executed... » more


20/01/2015
PM

Press Conference by Prime Minister Abe during his Visit to the Middle East

kantei_logo_en First, a video has been distributed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) warning that Japanese nationals will be killed. Making threats in this way in exchange for human lives is an abhorrent act of terrorism towards which I feel strong indignation... » more


16/12/2014
AMBASSADOR

Visit to Umicore

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On 16 December, Ambassador Ishii and Mr. Morita visited Umicore’s precious metal refining plant (located in Hoboken. Umicore, a Belgian multinational company, known worldwide in the area of nonferrous metal materials, automotive catalysts and materials for lithium-ion batteries, for example, and is also present on the Japanese market...» more


20/05/2014
PM

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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16/01/2015 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship 2015
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1 year scholarship for students majoring Japanology.
Application Deadline: Friday 20th February 2015

13/08/2014

Result of the Fifth Japan-EU English Haiku Contest

01/04/2014

The Embassy accepts donations for Great East Japan Earthquake until 31 March 2015.

13/03/2014

The Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (The Hague Convention)

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