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3 May 2017

Unfortunately, the planned economic mission to Morocco by Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois and Catalan President Carles Puigdemont will not go ahead. The Kingdom of Morocco has cancelled it. And in the meantime, the reason why has become clear: “Via the King of Spain, the government in …

2 May 2017

Following the strongly-contested accession of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the N-VA is pushing for a procedural amendment. “When a vote has to be held in future on the membership of states in UN Commissions, that vote must be based on the objective human rights criteria …

2 May 2017

The Flemish socialists have got their facts dead wrong when they claim that the tax burden for the average citizen has increased by almost eight percent since the current government took over the reins in 2014. “The opposite is true,” the N-VA says. “Thanks to its measures both in personal income …

27 April 2017

The N-VA is disgusted and dismayed by the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women and demands that Belgium clearly and honestly explain its attitude during the vote. Indeed, there is still considerable uncertainty about the voting behaviour. “But there’s no doubt …

27 April 2017

The European Commission has put forward its plans for the development of a European Pillar of Social Rights. “We support the desire to achieve a more social Europe,” MEP Helga Stevens says. “But the European Commission must understand that the economic situation and the labour market are different …

26 April 2017

Carme Forcadell, the President of the Catalan Parliament, will testify before the High Court of Catalonia on 8 May for allowing a debate in the plenary on an independence resolution. She is accused of non-cooperation for not having called a stop to the debate, which was suspended by the …