On 14 September, Minister-president Jambon met his fellow European ministers of culture in Berlin. They were invited by the German Minister of Culture and Media, Monika Grütters, as part of the German EU Presidency programme.
On 10 July, the Government of Flanders approved three grants for agricultural projects in Malawi. The grants, for a total value of more than 4 million euros, are for the continuation of three successful projects previously supported by Flanders.
On 15 July, Minister-president Jan Jambon received the Catalan Foreign Minister Bernat Solé i Barril in the Errera House. It was the first meeting between the two since Bernat Solé's appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The most recent data for investments in Research & Development (R&D) show that Flanders is among the top 5 European countries or regions. In 2018, Flanders spent 7.9 billion euros on R&D or 2.92% of GDP.