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  • September 24, 2020
Leuven ENG

Leuven European Capital of Innovation 2020

On 24 September, Leuven was proclaimed winner of the ‘European Capital of Innovation Awards’. This prize was awarded by the European Commission and rewards cities that focus on innovation to improve their residents’ quality of life.
Minister-president Jambon and FIT-CEO Claire Tillekaerts with winner Export Lion Award 2020
  • September 23, 2020

Caeleste and FAM win Export Lion Awards 2020

Image sensor developer Caeleste and machine manufacturer FAM have been recognized as Export Lions of 2020.
May Persoons.
  • September 1, 2020

May Persoons new General Representative in London

As of 1 September, May Persoons starts as General Representative of the Government of Flanders in the United Kingdom. She temporarily takes over from André Hebbelinck.
Meeting Jambon - Solé
  • July 15, 2020

Catalan Minister of Foreign Affairs received at Errera

On 15 July, Minister-president Jan Jambon received the Catalan Foreign Minister Bernat Solé i Barril in the Errera House. It was the first meeting between the two since Bernat Solé's appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Michel Barnier  right) and minister-president Jan Jambon in the Flemish Parliament
  • September 21, 2020

Brexit negotiator Barnier visits the Flemish Parliament

On 21 September Michel Barnier, the chief negotiator on behalf of the EU for Brexit, was received at the Flemish Parliament by Chairwoman Liesbeth Homans.
Red Cross explosion Beirut
  • August 17, 2020

Minister-president Jambon releases 200 000 euros for emergency aid Beirut

Minister-president Jan Jambon is releasing 200 000 euros for emergency aid to Beirut, hit by an explosion in the port area on 4 August with more than 170 dead and thousands injured.
video message Flanders Day
  • July 11, 2020

Flanders Day – message of Minister-president Jambon

As usual,  Minister-President Jan Jambon addressed the established bodies on July 1th, Flanders Day. Exceptionally, he did this not from the courtyard of the Errera House but via a video message.
EU ministers of culture in Berlin
  • September 14, 2020

Jambon in Berlin for consultation cultural sector

On 14 September, Minister-president Jambon met his fellow European ministers of culture in Berlin. They were invited by the German Minister of Culture and Media, Monika Grütters, as part of the German EU Presidency programme.
European Council
  • July 21, 2020

Pleased with brexit fund in EU budget package

After a marathon negotiation, the Heads of State and Government reached an agreement on the European Multiannual Financial Framework and the European Recovery Plan.
Radio Farm Trust
  • July 10, 2020

Grants for three agricultural projects in Malawi approved

On 10 July, the Government of Flanders approved three grants for agricultural projects in Malawi. The grants, for a total value of more than 4 million euros, are for the continuation of three successful projects previously supported by Flanders.