July 18th, 2017
Today deputy PM Alexander De Croo will present Belgium's first evaluation report on the Sustainable Development Goals to the United Nations
Today, during a United Nations High-Level Political Forum in New York, Deputy PM Alexander De Croo will present Belgium's evaluation report on the efforts our country is undertaking in order to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals. These seventeen goals aim to exclude extreme poverty worldwide by 2030 and to protect our planet.
July 17th, 2017
Belgian statement - High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN)
Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo delivered the Belgian statement during the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). This year's HLPF topic is Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world.
July 11th, 2017
Alexander De Croo appeals for more feminism among male colleagues worldwide
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo today participates in the London Summit on Family Planning. During his speech, he made a remarkable appeal for more feminism among his male colleagues worldwide. Minister De Croo also announced additional contributions for the protection of girls and women in humanitarian crisis situations. Belgium also commits to digital technology in order to better map access to family planning in low-income countries.
July 11th, 2017
Video of Alexander De Croo's performance at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg
Watch the video of Alexander De Croo's performance at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg here.
July 6th, 2017
Alexander De Croo promotes women's rights at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo is in Hamburg today, as one of the guests of honour at the Global Citizen Festival. The music event that coincides with the G20 wants to raise awareness about development issues such as women's rights and the right to education. Minister De Croo was invited by the organizers because of his commitment to women's rights.