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Brussels Regional Public Service

Our Missions

The External Relations Department

The ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) department - Beliris

The Financial and Accounting Unit

The Communication Unit

Unit European and Multilateral Affairs

Brussels International also develops the relations with international networks of which the Brussels-Capital Region is a member:

  • the Assembly of European Regions,
  • Eurocities,
  • Metropolis,
  • Global Fund for Cities Development,
  • Capital Cities & Regions Network.
  • FEDRA.

Brussels International also coordinates the relations with the international organisations in which the Brussels-Capital Region is represented as a federated entity (e.g., the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Benelux, Council of Europe (CoE) and several agencies of the United Nations) and participates in the inter-federal consultation mechanisms for all multilateral policy matters.

Brussels International is also in charge of the signing and ratification procedures for European and international treaties which relate to regional competences . The Region is also regularly called upon to contribute to reports relating to its competences.

The Region is also asked to regularly contribute to reports relating to its competences.

This unit fulfils three key tasks at European level:

  • coordinating implementation of EU law into regional law (transpositions, violations, and so on),
  • transversal European dossiers (European Semester, Multiannual Financial Framework,…),
  • ensuring the follow-up of European programmes and networks in order to boost the BCR’s participation.


Geert De Roep

Deputy Director - Head of Unit
Eurocities Capital Cities Regions Network (CCRN)
Phone+32 2 800 37 50
E-mail gderoep at

Unit members

Pierre Gérard

Attaché - Multilateral Affairs
Assembly of European Regions (ARE)
Phone+32 2 800 37 48
E-mail pgerard at

Sophie Willaumez

Attaché - Multilateral Affairs
Metropolis and Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV)
Phone+32 2 800 37 40
E-mail swillaumez at

Paul-Henri Philips

Attaché - Multilateral Affairs
International organisations – in particular Benelux, OECD, Council of Europe and United Nations
Phone+32 2 800 32 77
E-mail phphilips at

Valeri Rajkovcevic

Attaché - Multilateral Affairs
International organisations – in particular Benelux, OECD, Council of Europe and United Nations
Phone+32 2 800 37 78
E-mail vrajkovcevic at

Olivia Rodriguez

Attaché - Multilateral Affairs
European and international treaties
Phone+32 2 800 37 61
E-mail orodriguez at

Anne-Laurence Lekeu

Attaché – European and Multilateral Affairs
Application of EU law and Transposition of European Directives - international organisations
Phone+32 2 800 35 98
E-mail allekeu at

Valérie Dussart

Attaché - European Affairs
Cohesion policy
Phone+32 2 800 37 13
E-mail vdussart at

Florian Genot

Attaché – European Affairs
European Territorial Cooperation (Interreg NWE - Interreg Europe - Urbact - EU Programmes - Financial instruments)
Phone+32 2 800 38 64
E-mail fgenot at

Yasmin Troch

Attaché – European Affairs
European semester – Economic governance
Phone+32 2 800 30 02
E-mail ytroch at

Guillaume Ligot

Attaché – European Affairs
Phone+32 2 800 37 51
E-mail gligot at

The Licensing Unit

The Delegation of the Brussels-Capital Region to the European Union.

The Coordination Unit