September 5th, 2023
Minister Gennez puts Palestine on the European agenda
At the informal EU Council of Development ministers, Minister Gennez sounded the alarm about the escalating violence and the shrinking space for peaceful coexistence, democracy and civil society in the occupied Palestinian territories.
March 20th, 2023
Belgium pledges an additional €2 million of humanitarian aid for disaster area in Syria
Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Caroline Gennez pledges an additional €2 million for the ailing population in Syria after the severe earthquake six weeks ago. This announcement was made on the occasion of a special EU donor conference in Brussels.
February 8th, 2023
Belgian Minister of Development Cooperation Caroline Gennez announces €5 million in emergency aid for affected areas in Türkiye and Syria after earthquake
Belgium is pledging €5 million in humanitarian aid following the devastating earthquake in Türkiye and Syria on Monday morning. This was announced by Belgian Minister for Development Cooperation and Major Cities Caroline Gennez.
January 19th, 2023
Belgium to tackle global backsliding on childhood vaccination
Belgium will help tackle the global backsliding on routine childhood vaccinations. “We will contribute €3 million to Gavi, the international vaccination alliance of governments, NGOs and the medical sector,” announces Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Caroline Gennez.
November 24th, 2022
Solidarity needed: Belgium sends support to rebuild schools and hospitals in Ukraine
As the war in Ukraine enters a new phase and winter approaches, Belgium will provide the Ukrainian people with additional funds to rebuild schools, hospitals and other key infrastructure and make them winter-proof.