Partnerships - Dec 14 2018
Minister Guy Vanhengel visits Havana
A Brussels delegation travelled to Havana from 11 till 16 November 2018 in the framework of the cooperation agreement between the Brussels-Capital Region and the Cuban capital. The visit, which was led by Guy Vanhengel, the Minister responsible for external relations, provided a great opportunity for several official meetings and inaugurations of cultural projects as part of the Belgian Week in Cuba.
Events - Dec 14 2018
Minister-President Rudi Vervoort accompanies our King and Queen to Portugal
Belgium’s king and queen travelled to Portugal on a three-day state visit from 22 to 24 October, in the company of Rudi Vervoort, the Minister-President of the Brussels Capital-Region. The exchanges focused on art and digital technology.
Development Cooperation - Dec 14 2018
Brussels International publishes its first annual report of Brussels development cooperation
In light of the adoption, in July 2017, of a government ordinance that established a development cooperation framework, Brussels International has recently published the first report of Brussels’s activities in development cooperation. This report enables readers to gauge the extent of the work accomplished since 2014 and goes into further detail about all the actions that were taken in 2017. It is a valuable tool, both for the people of Brussels as well as the partners of Brussels International, who are interested in learning more about the Region’s initiatives of international solidarity.
In Europe - Dec 14 2018
European territorial cooperation to strengthen the local and circular economy in Brussels!
Two new projects involving Brussels partners were recently selected in the framework of the Interreg North West Europe and URBACT III programmes. Brussels International is very happy that the region will be participating in these major European programmes.
Networks - Dec 14 2018
Our Minister-President was the guest of honour at the Global Mayors' Forum in Guangzhou
From 4 until 7 December, Rudi Vervoort, the Minister-President of the Brussels-Capital Region, was the guest of honour at the Global Mayors' Forum, which was organised by the City of Guangzhou this year, with the support of Metropolis and the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).