• July 12, 2017
Minister-president Bourgeois en President Barzani

Visit President Barzani: support for Kurdish referendum

On 11 July, Minister-president Bourgeois received the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani. President Barzani is visiting Brussels for talks with the European Union about the future of Kurdistan after the liberation of Mosul.
Minister-president Bourgeois met de Duits Ambassadeur  Rüdiger Lüdeking
  • July 10, 2017

Flanders Day: "We want to connect and be connected"

On 11 July at the Errera House, Minister-president Bourgeois gave his annual 11 July speech to the diplomatic corps.
Secretaris-generaal Koen Verlaeckt
  • June 28, 2017

UNESCO presents results of Syrian cultural heritage project

On 27 June, UNESCO presented the project “Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage” in the Errera House in Brussels. This project is funded by the European Union, Austria and Flanders.
Bilaterale consultatie Zuid-Afrika - Afgevaardigde Geraldine Reymenants en Beleidsmedewerker Mieke Govaerts
  • June 21, 2017

South Africa Consultation on New Country Strategy

On Tuesday 20 June, the bilateral consultation on development cooperation between Flanders and South Africa took place in Pretoria.
Sluis Terneuzen
  • July 7, 2017

Strategy paper the Netherlands: strengthening common areas

On 7 July, the Government of Flanders approved the new strategy paper Flanders - the Netherlands. For the coming years the objectives for the Flemish-Dutch cooperation are strengthening the common logistic, economic and cultural areas.
Secretaris-generaal Karine Moykens rechts) met Russische delegatie Zorginspectiediensten
  • June 26, 2017

Russian Healthcare Inspection visit Flanders and the Netherlands

On 26 June, at the request of the World Bank, the Department of Welfare, Public Health and Family received a delegation from the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare.  
Afgevaardigde Julie Bynens
  • June 20, 2017

The Foreign Policy Committee visits Representation to the EU

On 20 June, the Committee Foreign Policy of the Flemish Parliament visited the General Representation of the Government of Flanders to the EU (AAVR EU).
  • June 30, 2017

Third Country Strategy Paper South Africa approved

On 30 June, the Government of Flanders approved the third Country Strategy Paper for Development Cooperation 2017-2021 between Flanders and South Africa.
Nederlandse experten inburgering en radicalisering
  • June 22, 2017

Integration and radicalization experts from the Netherlands and Flanders share knowledge

From 20 to 22 June, twenty-three Dutch integration, discrimination and radicalization experts came to Brussels to share knowledge and exchanged information with Flemish experts.
Luc Cortebeeck - ILO
  • June 19, 2017

Luc Cortebeeck head of ILO

On 17 June in Geneva, Luc Cortebeeck was elected as President of the International Labor Organization (2017 - 2018), after serving as Vice-President of the ILO Governing Body for six years.