News

  • May 21, 2019
Delegatie WVG Chili

Chile becomes acquainted with Flanders’ expertise in elderly care

From 13 May to 21 May, a delegation from the Department of Welfare, Public Health and Family (WVG) led by Secretary General Karine Moykens, paid a study visit to Chile to focus on elderly care.
Combat climate change
  • May 17, 2019

4.5 million for international efforts to combat climate change

Flanders remains committed to the fight against climate change. The Government of Flanders approved several grants to support sustainable climate projects in Southern Africa. These grants contribute to Flanders’ ambition to strengthen the climate resilience in the South.
Flanders International Economic Summit ‘Embracing new stories’
  • May 7, 2019

Economic Flanders goes into high gear with new branding toolkit

On 7 May, Flanders Investment & Trade hosted the Flanders International Economic Summit ‘Embracing new stories’.
WK Gymnastiek 2023
  • May 3, 2019

Antwerp to host 2023 Gymnastics World Championships

The International Gymnastics Federation says the 2023 world championships will be held in Antwerp, Belgium. The 2023 world championships are being held from 9 Sept. to 8 Oct. 2023.
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  • May 13, 2019

Renewal of UNESCO agreement on cooperation in science

On 13 May, Flanders and UNESCO officially announced their renewed collaboration in the field of natural sciences in Paris. The collaboration with UNESCO will be extended by 5 years (2019 – 2023).
Projectsubsidie FAO
  • May 3, 2019

Land reform creates opportunities for a more sustainable agriculture in Malawi

On 3 May, the Government of Flanders approved a project grant to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on land use planning and sustainable land and water management to impr
Memorial Garden Dublin
  • April 30, 2019

Flanders Fields Memorial Garden inaugurated in Dublin

On the 30th of April, a Flanders Memorial Garden to the fallen Irishmen who died in Flanders during WO I, has been inaugurated in the city of Dublin, Ireland (at the Christ Church Cathedral).
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  • May 8, 2019

Flanders and the Netherlands launch European pioneering project

On 8 May, Minister-president Geert Bourgeois and Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops launched an innovative project on cross-border cooperation.
UNWTO Flanders 2020
  • May 3, 2019

Weyts promotes Flanders’ food in San Sebastian

On 2 and 3 May, Minister for Tourism Ben Weyts visited the 5th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastián, Basque Country.
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  • April 29, 2019

Launch digital platform to facilitate permit applications

On the 29th of April, Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs has launched a digital platform which enables organisations to submit their applications for trade in dual use and military goods online.