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||Léa Nys becomes a Bahá’í in Belgium, the first Belgian to accept the Faith after World War Two.
- She is considered the first Belgian Bahá’í.
||The Regional Spiritual Assembly of the Benelux Countries is formed with its seat in Brussels, Belgium. [BW13:274]
- Its area of jurisdiction is Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Belgium is formed. [BW13:283]
- For picture see BW13:275.
||The International Bahá’í Youth Conference takes places at Oteppe-Namur, Belgium, launching a two-year youth campaign for Europe. [BW15:333–4]
- For picture see BW15:334.
||International Baha'i Youth Conference; Conference
|1985 6 – 9 Jul
||The European Bahá’í Youth Conference was held in Antwerp, Belgium, in July 1985, and was attended by some 1,450 youth from 45 nations. The youth addressed the European Parliament and the Council of Europe in letters which told of their resolve to put into action the International Youth Year themes of ‘Participation, Development and Peace’. The youth spoke of programs in which Bahá’ís were supporting the themes, including human rights education and social and economic development projects. [BW19:301]
- For picture see BW19:315.
||International Youth Conference; International Youth Year
|2007 12 Oct
||The opening of a new office of the Bahá'í International Community in Brussels. The purpose is to strengthen the BIC's ties with the European Union. [BWNS581]
from the main catalogue
- Dear Co-worker: Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries, by Shoghi Effendi (2009). Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg). [about]