Project: Annual contribution to the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Beneficiary: The World Economic Forum Budget: 60.000 Swiss franc Duration: 2018 - 2019 Flanders has been a member of the WEF since 1993 and receives an annual invitation for the annual and regional meeting. The Government of Flanders defines the status of "Foundation Member" of the WEF. The Minister-president of the Government of Flanders has repeatedly participated in the annual meeting in Davos. During this meeting, recent economic, political, social and scientific trends are discussed.
Project: Thirteen standard seminars, organised by APEC usually at the request of foreign organisations. Partner: Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center Budget: 297.500 euro Duration: 2017 APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre is an international training institute for port and maritime matters that focuses on the transfer of knowledge via standard seminars, tailor-made courses, study visits and lectures abroad. Via short, practical and interactive courses, APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre teaches people most aspects of modern port operations.