News

  • November 19, 2020
EHEA 2020

Conference on European Higher Education Area

On 19 November, a conference on the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) took place in Rome. A delegation of Flemish Minister of Education, Ben Weyts, participated in the digital conference.
Online conference Jambon and Urkulu
  • November 9, 2020

Digitisation on the agenda with the Basque Country

On 9 November, Minister-president Jan Jambon held online consultations with Lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu, Minister-president of the Basque Country, and with Arantxa Tapia, Minister for Economic Development, also responsible for digitisation.
Stadttempel - Seitenstettengasse
  • November 3, 2020

Sincere condolences to Vienna

Minister-president Jan Jambon expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Austria following the terrorist attack in Vienna on 2 November.
Flags Flanders - Quebec
  • October 23, 2020

Project call culture with Quebec

On 23 October Quebec and Flanders launched a project call Culture aimed at cooperation in the performing arts sectors for young audiences, dance, music and digital culture.
Platform OverBruggen
  • November 5, 2020

Launch OverBruggen platform

The Flemish Culture House de Brakke Grond, DutchCulture, the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Flemish Department of Culture, Youth launch OverBruggen.info: a digital merger of the Flemish and Dutch cultural sectors.
COARM online database
  • October 26, 2020

European transparency about arms exports: launch online database

On 26 October the European External Action Service (“EEAS”) launched the highly anticipated searchable online database cont
Representatives Reymenants and Bosscher on Rural Women Day 2020
  • October 15, 2020

Rural women against poverty and COVID19

On UN International Day of Rural Women, General Representative Geraldine Reymenants and Deputy Representative Nikolas Bosscher visited the Hebron Mango Tree Owner Primary Cooperative in the South African province of North West.
minister-president Jambon in meeting with minister-president Rutte on screen
  • November 4, 2020

Declaration of the Flemish Dutch summit

On 4 November, Minister-Presidents Jan Jambon and Mark Rutte concluded the Flemish-Dutch Summit with a joint statement. The summit took place entirely digitally this year, in view of the Covid19 measures.
Geraldine Reynemants, Algemeen Afgevaardigde van de Vlaamse Regering in zuidelijk Afrika
  • October 23, 2020

Extra funds for fight against COVID-19 in Mozambique

On 26 October, the Government of Flanders approved a grant of 600,000 euros to APOPO. With this subsidy APOPO can join the fight against the spread of the COVID19 virus in Mozambique.
Stagiairs-diplomaten
  • October 15, 2020

Federal trainee diplomats visit Department of Chancellery & Foreign Affairs

On 15 October, the Department of Chancellery & Foreign Affairs welcomed a group of thirty federal trainee diplomats. They are currently in their first year of a two-year training to become a diplomat.