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  • February 19, 2020
Opening Spillaert london BELGA

Minister-president opens Léon Spilliaert exhibition in London

On 19 February Minister-President Jan Jambon opened a highly anticipated exhibition at the Royal Academy, celebrating the Flemish painter Léon Spilliaert.
Antwerp governor Berx, minister-president Jambon, minister Knops and  vice-president Raad van State Hein Donner
  • February 19, 2020

Jambon and Knops get update GROS

On 19 February Minister-president Jan Jambon received the Dutch minister of the interior, Raymond Knops. During a breakfast meeting they exchanged thoughts on the digitalisation, e-government and the bottlenecks in the roll-out of the 5G network.
 Hungarian minister of foreign affairs Peter Szijjarto and minister-president Jambon in Boedapest
  • February 12, 2020

Meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Orban in Budapest

On 12 February, Minister-president Jambon started his two-day mission to Hungary and the Czech Republic. In Budapest, he met the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peter Szijjarto, before being received by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Minister-president Jambon and EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier
  • February 4, 2020

Meeting with Barnier about future EU - UK relationship

On 4 February, Minister-president Jan Jambon had a meeting with Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Coordinator of the negotiations for a new, post-brexit relationship with the United Kingdom.
IFRC  humanitairian action Albania
  • February 17, 2020

Humanitarian aid for Albania after earthquake

On 17 February, the EU organised a major donors' conference for the reconstruction of the earthquake-affected regions of Albania. At the end of 2019, the Government of Flanders already released 175,000 euros for this humanitarian disaster.
Foreign investment trophy 2020
  • February 11, 2020

Foreign Investment Trophy after record year of foreign investments

Flanders Investment & Trade presented the Foreign Investment Trophies on 11 February. Four international companies with investment projects in Flanders won prizes.
Minister-president Jambon
  • January 28, 2020

First new year’s speech for diplomatic corps

Minister-president Jambon invited the diplomatic corps to toast together to 2020. The New Year's reception took place in the Errera House on 28 January. 
Minister-president Jambon and Czech Minister  of Foreign Affairs  Petricek
  • February 13, 2020

Jambon meets Czech minister of Foreign Affairs

Minister-president Jan Jambon met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Tomas Petricek, in Prague on 14 February, during the second leg of his mission to Hungary and the Czech Republic.
VCT@work in Mozambique
  • February 7, 2020

New contribution for Flemish ILO trust fund

On 7 February, the Government of Flanders approved the contribution of 900,000 euros to the Flemish Trust Fund of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Through the Trust Fund Flanders finances projects of the ILO.
Minister Ingrid Van Engelshoven and minister-president Jambon
  • January 27, 2020

Flemish linguist appointed Secretary of Taalunie

Kris Van de Poel will be General Secretary of the Taalunie from 1 March. The linguistics professor of the University of Antwerp succeeds the Dutch Hans Bennis who is retiring.