Site of the international relations of the Brussels-Capital Region
The Brussels-Capital Region, a dynamic region with an open perspective on the world
Brussels International implements the foreign policy of the Brussels-Capital Region. Its main missions are to manage the Region’s bilateral and multilateral relations and European affairs. The Delegation of the Brussels-Capital Region to the European Union represents the Region to the European institutions. Brussels International also handles all files relating to exports and imports of arms and dual-use goods and technologies in the Region.
As the capital of the European Union the Brussels-Capital Region is home to several international institutions and organisations. Its openness to the world is reflected in the dynamic foreign policy that it has been implementing since 1989.
Brussels International plays an active role in the Region’s foreign policy. Under the responsibility of its director, Anne Claes, Brussels International consists of five units:
- Bilateral Relations, Public Relations, Protocol and Communication Unit
- Multilateral Relations and Europe Unit
- Delegation of the Brussels-Capital Region to the European Union
- Finance and Travel Unit
- Licensing office