Living in Belgium
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Belgium
| Business and Economy in Belgium
Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce in the United States (BACC), www.belcham.org; C/O Fortis, 101 Hudson Street, 21st Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302; Tel: (201) 631-8065; Fax: (201) 631-8067.
American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, www.amcham.be; Avenue des Arts 50, Bte. 5, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: (32-2) 513 67 70; Fax: (32-2) 513 35 90; firstname.lastname@example.org.
AmCham EU - American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, www.eucommittee.be; Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: (32-2) 513 68 92; Fax: (32-2) 513 79 28; email@example.com.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Belgium.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Belgium
FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas), www.fawco.org, is an international network to support American women living abroad with over 70 member clubs worldwide, including Belgium.
Askalo Belgium www.askalo.be is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Belgium.
A-Z in Belgium, www.a-z.be/belgium.html, provides useful links to information and resources about Belgium.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Belgium.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Belgium.
Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Belgium. The website also host forums and blogs for expats.
Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including Belgium. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Belgium, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Focus Career Services, www.focusbelgium.org, is a non-profit career and education service center for Belgium's international community.
Meetup, www.meetup.com, lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. Search for expatriate groups in Belgium all over the country.
Newcomers Club Worldwide Directories, www.newcomersclub.com, is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Belgium.
Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com, is a webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates; The Belgium section features "Real Post Reports" by expatriates , as well as useful links.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on Europe.
British Expat is a site for British citizens living abroad, featuring a British Expat Forum, with a section on Belgium.
| Government and International Organizations in Belgium
Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, www.diplomatie.be, is responsible for Belgian foreign affairs.
Belgium Federal Portal, www.belgium.be, is the Belgian Federal Government Portal.
European Union — Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, www.eurunion.org; 2300 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037; Tel: (202) 862-9500; Fax: (202) 429-1766.
Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations, www.diplomatie.be/newyorkun, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.int.
CanadaEuropa is the website of the European Bureau of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), with a section on Belgium.
| News and Media in Belgium
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Belgium.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Belgium.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Belgium.
| Recommended Reading on Belgium
| Travel Information on Belgium
All Travel Belgium, www.alltravelbelgium.com, provides plenty of information for travelers in Belgium.
Visit Beligum, www.visitbelgium.com, is the official website of the Belgian Tourist Office.
Belgian Tourist Office for US and Canada: 220 East 42nd Street, Suite 3402, New York, NY 10017; Tel: (212) 758-8130; Fax: (212) 355-7675; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Belgian Tourist Office London, www.belgiumtheplaceto.be; 217 Marsh Wall, London E14 9FJ, UK; Tel: 0800 9545 245, Fax: 020 7531 0393; email@example.com.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. check out the link for Belgium.