News

  • June 19, 2018
co-creation

2030 Agenda in Flanders: Project call launched

The Department launches the project call "Embedding the international development agenda in Flanders". Until 5 September, organizations can apply for grants for projects in Flanders.
Flanders Investment  and Trade - expansion of global trade network
  • June 14, 2018

Expansion of Flanders’ global trade network

From now on, Flemish exporters can directly consult FIT’s economic experts in Ghana, Uzbekistan and New Zealand.
Viva Africa vzw - HIV
  • June 8, 2018

350.000 euros to Viva Africa vzw for HIV prevention

The Government of Flanders has decided to allocate 350.000 euros to vzw Viva Africa for the ‘Improving women’s health’ project in Mozambique. The project focuses on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), HIV treatment and a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) screening.
Gatz - Düsseldorf  NRW-collega, Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen
  • June 4, 2018

Intensify cultural cooperation with North Rhine-Westphalia

On 4 June, Minister Sven Gatz paid a visit to North Rhine-Westphalia. An introductory meeting with NRW-colleague, Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister of Culture and Science, provided an opportunity to discuss the digitisation in the cultural sector.
Hilde Crevits -  minister van Onderwijs
  • June 12, 2018

Flemish – Dutch Comprehensive Reading Council established

On 12 June, the Comprehensive Reading Council was established during a meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Dutch Language Union. The reason for this council were the results of the PIRLS study.
Zwisterse Staatssecretaris
  • June 7, 2018

Exploring new cooperation with Switzerland

On 7 June, Minister-President Bourgeois received the Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Mrs Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch.
Bangkok - Ben Weyts
  • June 1, 2018

Flanders hosts UNWTO Gastronomy top 2020

Flanders welcomes the 6th edition of the prestigious UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in 2020. This was announced on 31 May by Minister Ben Weyts from Bangkok. 
Flemish and Dutch parliamentarians  Ghent-Terneuzen
  • June 8, 2018

Flemish - Dutch parliamentary delegation pays visit to Ghent-Terneuzen

On Friday 8 June, a Flemish-Dutch parliamentary delegation visited Ghent – Terneuzen. The key focus of the visit was the cooperation between Flanders and the Netherlands in the field of infrastructure and mobility.
Bourgeois - Herdenking bevrijding 1944 Polen
  • June 5, 2018

Exhibition Polish liberators in Flanders inaugurated in Warsaw

On 4 June, the “Armoured Wings” exhibition about Polish liberators in Flanders opened in Warsaw. The exhibition covers the 1944 liberation of Flanders by General Maczek's 1st Armoured Division.
VN rapporteur  Ni Aoláin and minister-president Bourgeois
  • May 29, 2018

UN Human Rights Rapporteur meets Flemish Government

On 29 May, Minister-president Bourgeois received UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Fionnuala Ni Aoláin in Brussels. He briefly presented the Flemish Action Plan for the prevention of radicalization and some good practices.