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20 January 2022

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to revive the “Women on Boards Directive” and oblige listed companies to have at least 40% of their boards made up of women. MEP Assita Kanko (N-VA) is not enthusiastic about this legislation. “President von der Leyen’s proposal is the wrong …

19 January 2022

“The latest report of the Brussels Observatory for Prevention and Security for the year 2020 confirms what the N-VA has been denouncing for some time now, namely that Brussels is increasingly becoming a major hub for organised crime,” says Brussels MP Mathias Vanden Borre. “Organised criminal …

18 January 2022

The Maltese Roberta Metsola was elected as the new President of the European Parliament following the sudden death of David Sassoli. Roberta Metsola also enjoyed the support of N-VA MEP Assita Kanko. “Roberta Metsola is a woman who gained her place in a macho culture that I have experienced myself …

18 January 2022

The majority of Flemish civil servants working in Brussels regard our capital city merely as a place to work, not as a place to live. Flemish MP Annabel Tavernier regrets this, and points out the problematic issues regarding safety, cleanliness and property prices that are not being addressed by …

18 January 2022

In 2021, there were 295 new foreign investment projects in Flanders. “A record,” says Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon. “The investments represent an amount of EUR 2.86 billion and 6,000 additional jobs.” Flanders thus remains a highly attractive region for foreign investments. The share in …

17 January 2022

In recent weeks, we have again received many questions about the party’s positions on combating the coronavirus. Especially regarding mandatory vaccination, the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) and the pandemic law. Each one of these subjects is a complex debate in which different values and considerations …