News

  • November 15, 2018
Madrid

Minister-president withdraws Representative from Madrid

The Minister-president has decided to withdraw his general representative from Madrid. Because the Spanish government has withdrawn the diplomatic status of that representative.
Minister-president Bourgeois and President Ramaphosa in Brussels
  • November 14, 2018

Meeting president Ramaphosa on eve EU-South Africa Summit

On 14 November Minister-president Geert Bourgeois had a meeting with Cyril Ramaphosa, the President of South Africa. President Ramaphosa was in Brussels for a working visit to the European Union, and for the EU-South-Africa Summit on 15 November.
Flanders Remembers concert St Pauls Cathedral
  • November 9, 2018

15de Flanders Remembers Concert in St Paul's Cathedral

On November 8, the General Representation organized the "Flanders Remembers" concert for the fifteenth time.
Journalistenbeurs 2018
  • October 31, 2018

Call for 16th Flemish-Dutch Journalism scholarship

On 31 October, the General Representation of the Government of Flanders in the Netherlands launched a new call for the 16th edition of the Flemish-Dutch scholarship (VNJB).
The Menin Gate, Ypres, 11 November 2018
  • November 12, 2018

Impressive commemoration 100 years Armistice in Flanders Fields

The end of World War I was impressively commemorated in Flanders. On the initiative of the Government of Flanders, several parties worked together on a three-day programme with an universal message of peace.
De Hongaartjes - Uit collectie Walter De Smet
  • November 8, 2018

Workshop Migration, literature and identity in Budapest

Together with the Dutch ambassador in Hungary, René van Hell, General Representative David Maenaut opened the workshop "Migration, literature and identity" at the ELTE University in Budapest on 8 November.
Mozambique subsidie gezondheidssector
  • October 26, 2018

2 million euros for health sector in Mozambique

On 26 October, the Government of Flanders approved the grant of 2 million euros to PROSAUDE, the joint fund for the health sector in Mozambique.
Cover (c) Belgian Red Cross-Flanders - Neuenburg Grant Lee
  • November 9, 2018

€ 1 million for Red Cross projects in Southern Africa

On 9 November, the Government of Flanders approved a 1 million euro grant to Red Cross Flanders for a follow-up on the regional first aid initiative in southern Africa.
Ministers of Education Crevits and  Van Engelshoven
  • November 6, 2018

Flemish-Dutch summit: focus on innovation and infrastructure

On 5 November, the Government of Flanders headed to Middelburg, the Netherlands for the fourth biennial Flemish-Dutch summit. Innovation and infrastructure dominated the bilateral talks during the conference.
Bezoekersprogramma Cultureel erfgoed
  • October 25, 2018

International guests get acquainted with Flemish cultural heritage

On 22 October, Minister of Culture, Sven Gatz, welcomed seven international guests for the latest edition of the Flanders Inspires International Visitors Programme.