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  • Remarks of Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen at The Carnegie Endowment For International Peace, “Attacking ISIL’s Financial Foundation” 10/23/2014 ​

    Attacking ISIL’s Financial Foundation

    Treasury Department Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen speaks in Washington at the Carnegie Endowment October 23 on efforts to attack ISIL’s financial foundation.

  • Remarks at a Symposium on P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations Remarks Wendy R. Sherman Under Secretary for Political Affairs Center for Strategic and International Studies

    P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    "We encourage Iran to make the right choice. Meanwhile, we remain steadfast in our determination to take the steps necessary to protect America’s security and to improve the prospects for stability and peace across the globe."

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  • Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, updates President Barack Obama on the shooting in Canada prior to his phone call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Oct. 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Attacks in Ottawa

    President Obama condemned these outrageous attacks, and reaffirmed the close friendship and alliance between our people. The President offered any assistance Canada needed in responding to these attacks.

  • Secretary Kerry Touches the Remains of the Berlin Wall During a Tour of the Wall Memorial - AP Photo

    Secretary Kerry at The Berlin Wall

    “It was the difference between hope and despair, between light and darkness.” That’s how Secretary John Kerry recounted a memorable bike ride from West Berlin, through the checkpoints into East Berlin and back, while visiting the Berlin Wall Memorial.

  • Weekly Address: What You Need To Know About Ebola

    What You Need To Know About Ebola

    "If we want to protect Americans from Ebola here at home, we have to end it over there."

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  • 2016 Diversity Visa Program Registration

    2016 Diversity Visa Program Registration

    Do you dream of moving to the United States? The registration period for the 'Visa Lottery 2016' starts this October 1 and will last one month.

More News from the Embassy

  • Fees for Consular Services to Change on September 12, 2014

    The fees for most categories of immigrant visas will change, while fees for nonimmigrant visas largely remain the same. The fee for processing an application for Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is increasing to reflect the true cost of providing this service.

  • Secretary Kerry on Belgium’s National Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, Secretary Kerry congratulates the people of Belgium on their national day and King Philippe on the first anniversary of his reign on July 21.

  • 2014 Investment Climate Statement - Belgium

    Investment Climate Statements provide U.S. firms with country/region and economy-specific information and assessments prepared by the State Department’s posts abroad on investment laws, measures, and other factors that may be useful to them in making business decisions.

Embassy Events

  • Ambassador Bauer attended the official opening of the “Peace Bridge” in Antwerp & crossed the River Scheldt on foot, following in the footsteps of the Belgian refugees who fled a burning city in search of a safe haven during WWI.
    The Peace Bridge

    Ambassador Bauer attended the official opening of the “Peace Bridge” in Antwerp & crossed the River Scheldt on foot, following in the footsteps of the Belgian refugees who fled a burning city in search of a safe haven during WWI.  

  • Ambassador Denise Bauer was honored to welcome Mrs. Augusta Chiwy at the "Forgotten Angel of Bastogne" screening in her residence on September 22, 2014.
    Welcoming The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne

    Ambassador Denise Bauer was honored to welcome Mrs. Augusta Chiwy at the "Forgotten Angel of Bastogne" screening in her residence on September 22, 2014.  

  • Flanders Field Grave Adoption Ceremony
    Flanders Field Grave Adoption Ceremony

    This is a very special ceremony in a special year. While we will come together for other ceremonies here for years to come, this is the first and only large certificate ceremony for grave adopters.  

  • Ambassador Bauer in Cendron
    Ambassador Bauer in Cendron

    On Sep 2nd, Ambassador Bauer attended a ceremony in Cendron to commemorate the first American Soldiers who died on Belgian soil during the liberation of Belgium in WWII.  

  •  On Friday, August 8th Ambassador Denise Bauer visited the town of Dinant in the Ardenne where she was warmly welcomed by Mayor Richard Fournaux and the entire city council.
    Ambassador Visit to Dinant

    On Friday, August 8th Ambassador Denise Bauer visited the town of Dinant in the Ardenne where she was warmly welcomed by Mayor Richard Fournaux and the entire city council. 

  • Ambassador Bauer visited the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery with the Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Monday, August 4 2014.
    Ambassador & Secretary of the Army at Henri-Chapelle

    Ambassador Bauer visited the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery with the Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Monday, August 4 2014.  

  • U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Denise Campbell Bauer met H.R.H. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde earlier this week in Liège to attend events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. (Photo courtesy of the Belgian Ministry of Defense)
    WWI Centenary Commemorations in Liège

    U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer met with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde earlier this week in Liège, when attending events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.  

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