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  • September 22, 2017
Michel Barnier Négociateur en chef

Minister-president pleads for a soft Brexit

On 21 September, BBC Newsnight interviewed Minister-president Geert Bourgeois about the Brexit. Bourgeois repeated his plea for a soft Brexit. His colleagues in Bavaria and Hauts-de-France, who also appeared in the broadcast, shared the same point of view.
LvdE 2017
  • September 21, 2017

Klingele Chocolate and Skyline Communications winners of the Export Lion 2017

On the 20 September, Flanders Investment & Trade awarded the Export Lion for the 16th time. This year’s winners are Klingele Chocolade and Skyline Communications.
UNWTO appoints Pololikashvili as Secretary General
  • September 15, 2017

UNWTO appoints Pololikashvili as Secretary General

Secretary General Koen Verlaeckt congratulates Georgian ambassador Zurab Pololikashvili with his appointment as Secretary General of UNWTO, the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
Panel discussion with among others Deputy Representative Nikolas Bosscher
  • September 8, 2017

Flemish pilot projects making the difference in Malawi

Along with the Ambassador of Malawi, Tedson Kalebe, Minister-president Bourgeois and 100 invitees celebrated on 7 September 10 years cooperation between Flanders and Malawi. Since 2007, the cooperation has become stronger and more intense. 
Vietnamese vice-president in Errerahuis met Bourgeois
  • September 20, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam in Errera house

On 19 September, Minister-president Bourgeois received the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Vương Đình Huệ, at the Errera House in Brussels. They discussed the economic trade mission of Flanders to Vietnam in 2018.
Bart Tommelein Nationale Zeeuwse Oesterpartij
  • September 15, 2017

Minister Tommelein at ‘Oesterpartij’

Bart Tommelein, minister of Energy, spoke about his vision on the energy policy of Flanders during ‘Zeeuwse Oesterpartij’. This annual network event chose for this 15th edition the theme ‘Get in the ring’.
Minister-president Bourgeois  and  Telenet CEO John Porter
  • September 7, 2017

VOKA lunch with foreign business leaders

On 7 September, Minister-president Bourgeois received at the Errera House in Brussels a select group foreign CEOs from companies established in Flanders. VOKA, Flanders’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry, initiated this meeting.
Koen Verlaeckt and Marian Turski
  • September 19, 2017

Holocaust survivor Marian Turski visits Flanders

Holocaust survivor Marian Turski visited Flanders on 19 and 20 September at the invitation of Yves Wantes, General Representative of Flanders in Poland.
Staat van de Eu 2017 Juncker
  • September 13, 2017

Minister-president finds good elements in Juncker's SOTEU

Minister-president Geert Bourgeois is pleased with the clear vision on the future of the EU, proposed by Commission President Juncker on September 13 during his ‘State of the European Union’.
UNRWA training Errera Brussels
  • August 31, 2017

My Voice My School project kicks off in Flemish UNESCO schools

On 29 and 30 August, a two-day training for teachers for the My Voice My School project was organized in the Errera House. This year three Flemish schools participate in this project, which highlights the need for quality education for refugee children in conflict areas.