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9 November 2017

On Thursday, three brand-new Centres against Sexual Violence opened their doors for the first time in Ghent, Brussels and Liège. The centres bring together all possible means of assistance at one address. A network of medical, psychological and judicial specialists is on hand there, ready to help …

9 November 2017

The authoritative news website Politico has named Helga Stevens as one of the top 20 most influential women in European politics. Helga Stevens thus finds herself in the heady company of European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström and Vera Jourová among others. “This proves that the N-VA plays an …

9 November 2017

With the “Clean Mobility Package”, the European Commission is presenting a package of measures intended to make European transport cleaner and more competitive. However, MEP Mark Demesmaeker is of the opinion that the Commission displays too little ambition in reducing the CO2 emissions of vehicles …

7 November 2017

In recent days, the Paradise Papers have once again shined the spotlight on tax structures in tax havens. For Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt, the stories of such long-standing tax systems don’t exactly come as a great surprise. “But what is new is that this government is effectively …

3 November 2017

The attack with a rented truck in New York last week is - after Nice, Berlin, Barcelona and London - the latest in line that extends far too long already. That’s why it’s important for companies that rent, lease or share vehicles to provide information on who is driving which vehicle when to the …

29 October 2017

The N-VA looks on with concern at the developments in Catalonia. The revoking of Catalan autonomy and the threat of prosecution for its political leaders creates an untenable situation. Over the last few weeks, the fundamental political rights of the Catalans have been violated. Police violence on …