Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in Finland

Belgium in Finland and Estonia

Welcome to our website


The team of the Belgian Embassy in Helsinki. From left to right: Henry Nieminen, Mari Laakso, Anna Kalliola, consul Marc Fieremans, Jeoffrey Narag, Ambassador Carl Peeters, Tanja Tuominen and Anna Laitinen.

 

Important information for Belgians living in Estonia

Our network of Embassies and Consulates general is being reorganised. As a consequence, our Embassy in Tallinn has closed its doors on 28/02/2015. Since 1st March 2015, Estonia is part of the jurisdiction of our Embassy in Helsinki.

Read more in Dutch or French.

 

Are you a Belgian who has recently moved to Finland or Estonia and would like to register with the Embassy in Helsinki? Did you lose your passport while you were travelling through Finland or Estonia as a tourist? Do you need to request a visa in order to travel to Belgium? Then you’ve come to the right address.

This website will keep you up to date on consular matters that are specifically applicable to Belgians in Finland and Estonia, current events in Belgian foreign policy and other useful information or events.

 

News

13 Nov

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders will open tomorrow in the Egmont Palace in Brussels the first “African Diamond Conference”.

11 Nov

The Armistice, which marked the end of the First World War, is being celebrated this 11th of November. Today is also the last day of the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. It was during this tragic battle, on Belgian soil, that chemical weapons were used for the first time on a large scale. Unfortunately, the use of chemical weapons still does not belong to the past.

10 Nov

General Conference of UNESCO Member States officially appointed today Audrey Azoulay as the new Director-General of UNESCO. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders congratulates Audrey Azoulay and wishes her all the best in her future functions. The Minister takes this opportunity to thank outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova for her commitment and dedication.

06 Nov

The EU has several tools at its disposal for the implementation of its Foreign Policy (known as the Common Foreign and Security Policy or PESC). The Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) is one of these tools. Since 2003 the EU has conducted in the CSDP-framework, 21 civilian crisis management missions in various unstable crisis area’s worldwide. Every year approximately 30 Belgian experts are deployed/seconded in one of these missions.

05 Nov

The 23rd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP23) starts tomorrow in Bonn (Germany) under the presidency of Fiji. It is the first time that a small island State like Fiji takes the control of climate negotiations. Belgium supports Fiji in making a success of the COP23.