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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, flanked by U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz, speaks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, before they testify on July 28, 2015, about the Iranian nuclear deal before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

    The Importance of Moving Ahead With the #IranDeal

    Secretary Kerry (July 28): "We believe this deal makes our country and our allies safer; it will guarantee that Iran’s program is under intense scrutiny...therefore is a good deal for the world, a good deal for America...and we believe it richly deserves your support."

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  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 cover

    Trafficking in Persons Report

    Secretary Kerry: This TIP Report should be read as a call to action. We must never, ever, allow a price tag to be attached to the heart, soul, and freedom of a fellow human being.

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  • Coming to the U.S. to study? Don’t get taken by surprise - Shutterstock picture

    Coming to the U.S. to study? Don’t be surprised

    In addition to adapting to a different culture, international students who come to study in the U.S. need to understand aspects of U.S. classrooms that can be very different from their home countries. There are lots of things that are common among schools in the United States and other countries, but it’s best to be prepared for the ones that are not.

  • The President Speaks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    President Obama at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    "You don't have to look a certain way or be of a certain faith...in order to have a good idea"

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  • U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Denise Campbell Bauer thanking Mathilde & Marcel Schmetz

    Visiting the Remember Museum in Clermont

    U.S. Ambassador Bauer thanked Mathilde & Marcel Schmetz, aka the M&M's, who work tirelessly to keep the memory of our "Greatest Generation" alive in their museum. The Ambassador was moved by the names of WWII Veterans personally signed on a vintage U.S. Army truck in the "Remember Museum" they created with such dedication.

  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker met with Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem at the residence of U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Denise Campbell Bauer.

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in Brussels

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker met with Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem at the residence of U.S. Ambassador Denise Campbell Bauer & discussed how to further advance the already strong business & trade relationship between Belgium & the U.S..

More News from the Embassy

  • Trafficking in Persons Report

    Secretary Kerry: Not only is this a fight we must attempt – it is a fight we absolutely have to win. Country narrative on Belgium, click here. Translations in Dutch and French will be available soon.

  • On the Occasion of Belgium's National Day

    History has long linked our two nations. Our friendship endured through the cauldron of two worldwide conflicts and continues into the era of prosperity we enjoy today. We recognize in Belgium a steadfast friend and transatlantic partner, and celebrate the many cultural and trade links that enrich both our countries.

  • Processing Visas

    Issues related to the issuance of visas in Belgium have been resolved. Latest updates available here.

  • Belgium Reduces Threat Level to 2

    On March 9, the Kingdom of Belgium reduced its national 1-4 Threat Level to Level 2 (heightened concern). However, the Belgian government did extend its Level 3 (probable attack) assessment for specific locations, to include the American Embassy- among other foreign embassies and missions - and several Belgian government buildings and institutions.

Embassy Events

  • Ambassador Bauer Visit to Bastogne
    Ambassador Bauer Visit to Bastogne

    Ambassador Bauer visited the Mardasson Memorial & the Bastogne Barracks, headquarters of Gen. McAuliffe & the 101st Airborne Division during WWII. The Ambassador & Mayor Lutgen, unveiled a new monument, sculpted by Robert Remacle, dedicated to the U.S. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.  

  • Ambassador Denise Campbell Bauer paid her respects to American fallen heroes interred in Belgium soil at commemorations at Ardennes, Henri-Chapelle and Flanders Field American Cemeteries. The Ambassador also participated in memorials at the isolated graves of other American soldiers buried throughout Belgium.
    Memorial Day in Belgium

    Ambassador Denise Campbell Bauer paid her respects to American fallen heroes interred in Belgium soil at commemorations at Ardennes, Henri-Chapelle and Flanders Field American Cemeteries. The Ambassador also participated in memorials at the isolated graves of other American soldiers buried throughout Belgium.  

  • Treaty of Ghent
    Treaty of Ghent

    The Treaty of Ghent signed on December 24, 1814 in the city of Ghent, was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain. Learn more about the treaty and its importance in this Embassy-produced video. 

  • Ambassador's Visit to the University of Louvain
    Ambassador's Visit to the University of Louvain

    Ambassador Denise Bauer visited the University of Louvain, the largest francophone university of Belgium on May 12, 2015. She met with Rector Vincent Blondel and other academics to hear about their programs and leading academic achievements.  

  • Ambassador Bauer speech at KULeuven on US Perspectives on Renewable Energy and the Road to Paris, April 22, 2015.
    Ambassador Bauer on Renewable Energy

    Ambassador Bauer: "I want to talk with you about one of the solutions to climate change: renewable energy. This presents you and your generation with the opportunity to participate in what may be the greatest economic revolution in history." 

  • Youth Empowerment and Positive Change
    Youth Empowerment and Positive Change

    Ambassador Bauer hosted a roundtable on the value of youth empowerment to bring about positive change with Mbadika CEO Netia McCray, Let’s Go Urban’s Sihame El Kaouakibi, Talented Youth Network’s Ihsane Haouach and moderated by ULB Prof. Dirk Jacobs. 

  • Ambassador Bauer invited Belgian political and civil society leaders to meet with Boston NGO "Empower Peace" and discuss youth empowerment initiatives.
    Empowering Women and Girls

    Ambassador Bauer invited Belgian political and civil society leaders to meet with Boston NGO "Empower Peace" and discuss youth empowerment initiatives that focus on giving a voice to young women. 

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