On 20 June 2022, Minister-President Jambon received the entire diplomatic corps of Flanders at De Warande. Both the Economic and Diplomatic Representatives of Flanders were present. It was a pleasant reunion after almost three years of absence due to corona.
During his speech, the Minister-President mentioned several global challenges - including the war in Ukraine, the importance of open strategic autonomy and the transition to a climate-neutral society. He also praised the Corps' work in the world and stressed the importance of cooperation. The launch of Flanders' Diplomatic Academy earlier this year was also discussed.
During the Return Days, which took place from 20 until 24 June, the Representatives were offered a varied programme with a focus on content and the (re)connection between headquarters and the diplomatic network.
Within the framework of the Return Days, Flanders News Service published several articles about Flanders' diplomacy: