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1 February 2019

“We must dare to invest in the future and at the very least dare to keep the newest nuclear reactors open,” states party chairman Bart De Wever in an opinion piece. As a teenager in the 1980s, I was convinced that the acid rain was going to kill all the forests of Europe. I remember one Wednesday …

31 January 2019

“Just stay with us.” During a speech to the diplomatic corps, Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois made the ultimate appeal to the British political world not to leave the European Union on 29 March. He referred to the historical ties between Flanders and Great Britain. “During the …

30 January 2019

The European Parliament Magazine has nominated N-VA Member of the European Parliament Mark Demesmaeker in the Environment category. Every year, the magazine presents the prestigious MEP Awards to the most deserving MEPs in each policy area. “If we want to change anything in this world, then we must …

29 January 2019

European consumers making cross-border purchases are now better protected. The Member States and the European Parliament reached an agreement on this after almost two years of negotiations. In concrete terms, there will be a Europe-wide guarantee of at least two years. In addition, there will be …

29 January 2019

Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois is pleased that Advocate General Bot confirms his view that the CETA law is fully compatible with Union law in an important opinion piece to the European Court of Justice. The Advocate General argues that the legislation does not affect the autonomy of …

27 January 2019

“Where is the Belgian Africa policy without the N-VA? Nowhere, as it turns out.” Member of Parliament Peter Luykx reacts angrily to the congratulations of outgoing Prime Minister Charles Michel to the new Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi. The Prime Minister is one of the few Western leaders to …