Meet the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Austria: H.E. Mr. Ghislain D’Hoop

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 14, 2018; 18:49 ♦ Updated: September 17; 14:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Ambassador Ghislain D’Hoop is officially the new Permanent Representative of Belgium to the international organizations in Vienna. He already presented his credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov, to the Deputy Director-General of the IAEA, Aldo Malavasi, to the General Secretary of the CTBTO, Lassina Zerbo and to Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen.

Ambassador of Belgium to Austria: H.E. Mr. Ghislain D’Hoop with UNOV's Yury Fedotov / Picture: © Embassy of Belgium in Vienna

Ambassador D’hoop was previously Ambassador to Germany (2014-2018); Diplomatic Advisor to King Albert II and Diplomatic Advisor to Crown Prince Philippe.

He was also posted in Rome and London, and active as Chief Spokesman and Head of the Press Division at the Belgian Foreign Ministry.

He studied International Affairs, Economics and European Affairs at Leuven University…