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22 July 2021

The rights of the rainbow community in Hungary are decreasing. An N-VA delegation therefore decided to take part in Budapest Pride this Saturday. “We are doing this to denounce the decrease in LGBT+ rights in the country and to support the local community,” Flemish MP Piet De Bruyn says. A month …

20 July 2021

The campaigns aimed at convincing Brussels residents to be vaccinated are inadequate and are not working well enough. Only 60% of adults in Brussels have so far received their first jab. In Flanders and Wallonia, the figures are 89% and 77% respectively. According to Brussels MP Gilles Verstraeten, …

14 July 2021

On Wednesday, the European Commission is proposing its long-awaited “Fit For 55” package. This climate package is intended to make it possible for the EU to emit at least 55% less CO2 by 2030. To achieve this, there will be new legislation and a review of existing rules. “After two years of plans …

14 July 2021

“No doubt an applause machine is already getting going on some benches, but we will first thoroughly test the Fit for 55 package against our three criteria: ambitious, feasible and affordable.” This is Flemish Energy Minister Zuhal Demir’s response to the publication by the European Commission of …

8 July 2021

All the governments of the country agree with the proposal of the Flemish Minister for the Environment, Zuhal Demir, to put the European approach to PFAS on the agenda of the next European Environment Council meeting. “The pollution caused by 3M in Zwijndrecht has also served as a wake-up call for …

7 July 2021

“Letting the cancer of organised crime fester is a dramatic mistake.” At a press conference, N-VA Chairman Bart De Wever and MPs Sophie De Wit and Yngvild Ingels presented a 10-point plan to step up the fight against organised crime. They are advocating a coordinated international approach, …