Professor Bart De Strooper is a world-renowned researcher in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease who has focused on understanding the fundamental mechanisms that underlie these neurodegenerative disorders. He is the recipient of several prestigious prizes in recognition of his work. Since December 2016, Professor De Strooper is Director of the national UK Dementia Research Institute, based at the institute’s hub at University College London.
Following the German invasion and cease-fire in Belgium in May 1940, several Belgian Squadrons were stationed in France where they fought alongside the French. When France capitulated a month later, the Belgian military were instructed to return to occupied Belgium. However, several pilots refused to obey orders and escaped to the UK. Between the British Government and the Belgian Embassy in London it was agreed that all flying personnel would be integrated into the RAF. Consequently, 30 Belgian pilots participated in the Battle of Britain in September 1940 of whom 8 were killed.
De Ambassade van België in het Verenigd Koninkrijk heeft de eer u te mogen uitnodigen voor een eerste informatiesessie omtrent de rechten van EU burgers betreffende Brexit. Deze zal doorgaan op 21 juni vanaf 18u30 tot ongeveer 20u00 in de residentie van de Ambassadeur.
The Embassy of Belgium in London is looking for a customer friendly full-time employee to join its consular team and deal primarily with matters related to visa applications. The initial contract will run for 1 year as from mid-June and may be extended.
Kristien Carbonez is head of the London representative office of the law firm Liedekerke. Her specific areas of expertise are national and transnational intellectual property law and European Community law and regulatory issues. She is also responsible for the international relations of the firm in general and manages the firm’s international Country Desks. Kristien is a member of the Brussels and New York Bars and is a registered European lawyer with the English Law Society. She holds LL.M. degrees from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
The Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning for Northern Ireland as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK. It warns of potential for injuries and danger to life and predicted gusts of up to 80mph this afternoon and evening.
In July, Ambassador Rudolf Huygelen took up his post at the Embassy of Belgium in the UK after 3 years at Belgium’s Foreign Ministry in Brussels. He has been active in the Belgian diplomatic service since 1989. On 12th October, he presented his Letter of Credentials to H.M. Queen Elizabeth.
Alle vluchten, beheerd door Monarch Group, werden heden 02/10/2017 met onmiddellijke ingang afgelast. De Autoriteit voor Burgerluchtvaart (Civil Aviation Authority) werd door de Britse overheid verzocht om terugkeervluchten te coördineren voor Monarch-passagiers, die zich momenteel buiten het Verenigd Koninkrijk bevinden en die een terugkeer geboekt hadden met Monarch in de komende 14 dagen. Deze regeling geldt voor zowel Britse onderdanen als andere nationaliteiten.