On 14 January 2020, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch and John Rood, US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy, met on a long-planned productive working visit.
The law of 4 December 2019 establishing the National Reception Office (ONA) places the reception of applicants for international protection (AIPs) under the jurisdiction of the Minister Jean Asselborn, as the Minister of Immigration and Asylum.
On 18 December 2019, Paulette Lenert, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, visited the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Espoo, Finland.
On 8 December 2019, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Benelux and the Visegrad Group resumed their tradition and met at the joint invitation of Luxembourg's Presidency of the Benelux Union and the Czech Republic's Presidency of the Visegrad Group.
On 5 December, Inspiringluxembourg has become part of Luxembourg.lu, the official portal of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. At the same time, Luxembourg.lu adopts the country's common signature and benefits from new functionalities.
The government wishes to invite interested people to attend the commemoration, which will take place on Monday 16 December 2019 at 3.30pm at the US military cemetery in Hamm. As the number of places is limited, invitations will be issued in the order of Registration.
Following the announcement made yesterday by the Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo, according to which "the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not per se inconsistent with international law", the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn wishes to make the following statement:
In the margins of the New Space Europe Conference on 13 November 2019, Paulette Lenert, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs and Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed a funding agreement to support UNOOSA's new "Space Law for New Space Actors" project.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the EIB have committed to working ever more closely together on two of their joint priorities: the development of the microfinance sector in ACP countries and the fight against climate change.
Like its European Union partners, Luxembourg calls upon Turkey to cease its unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east further undermine the stability of the whole region, exacerbate civilian suffering and provoke further displacements.
For the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Bourscheid and Luxembourg City on 22nd and 23rd June 2019.
Today, the Council of the European Union has adopted the mandates authorizing the opening of negotiations with the United States for the conclusion of two separate agreements, namely an agreement on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods and an
Luxembourg reaffirms its full support to the International Criminal Court (ICC). As the world’s first permanent international criminal court, the ICC represents one of the most important steps in the development of international criminal justice and in the fight
On January 26th, various Member States urged Mr. Nicolás Maduro to take the necessary legal steps for democratic presidential elections to be announced within 8 days. On that same day, the EU High Representative / Vice President issued a statement on
Luxembourg refers and fully subscribes to the statement of the European Union of 26 January 2019 on the situation in Venezuela.