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  • December 24, 2020

Brexit deal future relationship

The British and European negotiators reached an agreement on their future relationship (Trade and Cooperation Agreement) on 24 December.
WFP Armenia website
  • December 11, 2020

Emergency aid for Nagorno-Karabakh

The Government of Flanders allocates 200,000 euros to the World Food Programme (WFP) for emergency aid in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
20201203 Handtekeningen joint letter regions for EU recovery
  • December 3, 2020

24 EU regions seek participation in post-COVID recovery

Twenty-four regions - including Flanders - from nine different European Member States have jointly called for greater involvement in EU decision-making on post-COVID recovery.
Minister-president Jambon and Minister Crevits  sign agreement  EIF
  • December 1, 2020

Cooperation with EIF for corona support companies

On 30 November Minister-president Jambon and Minister Crevits travelled to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a series of meetings with the European Investment Bank and with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.  
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  • December 8, 2020

Attention for gender equality at CERF pledge

On 8 December, the CERF high-level Pledging Event took place, fully digital. As in previous years, Flanders, represented by Deputy Representative Nicolas Polet, allocated an amount of 600,000 euros to the UN emergency aid fund.
meeting minister Demir and  austrian  bundesminister Raab
  • December 3, 2020

Consultation with Austria on anti-terrorism

On 3 December Flemish Minister for Justice and Enforcement, Environment, Energy and Tourism, Zuhal Demir, exchanged views with her Austrian colleague, Susanne Raab, Federal Minister for Integration and Women's Affairs.
ultracapacitor
  • December 1, 2020

VITO stimulates alternative energy development in South Africa

From 1 December VITO, the Flemish research organisation in the area of cleantech and sustainable development, and its South African counterpart CSIR will roll out a "battery test bed" in South Africa.
Taalunie Committee of ministers
  • December 7, 2020

Committee of Ministers celebrates 40 years of the Dutch Language Union

On 7 December, the Committee of Ministers of the Language Union met for the 93rd time since its creation 40 years ago.
 new leipzig charter
  • December 1, 2020

Ministers Somers and Demir endorse new Leipzig Charter

On 30 November and 1 December, Minister Bart Somers and Minister Zuhal Demir took part, on behalf of Belgium, in the Informal videoconference of European ministers responsible for Urban Matters and Territorial Cohesion.
Flanders in Figures
  • November 27, 2020

Flanders in Figures

Statistics Flanders recently launched the brochure ‘Flanders in Figures’. This publication provides a snapshot of Flanders based on a selection of key Flemish official statistics.