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27 May 2020

The coronavirus crisis shows that illegal trade in wild and often protected animal species poses a threat to biodiversity and public health. Nevertheless, we still know too little about the illegal import and trafficking of wild game within the European Union. The N-VA is calling for a better …

27 May 2020

“If we are not careful, the future unity of the EU and the next generation of voters and taxpayers will be the big losers.” The MEPs of the N-VA are concerned about the EUR 750 billion Recovery Fund proposed by the European Commission on Wednesday. Two-thirds of that would be subsidies. “The Union …

27 May 2020

“It will now be safe and feasible to bring all pupils back to their familiar classrooms again.” Flemish Minister of Education Ben Weyts responds with satisfaction to the compromise on reopening of schools. Both nursery and primary education will start up again next week. The requirement of four …

27 May 2020

The N-VA warns against cutting the Defence budget. “Defence is a kind of insurance. During the coronavirus crisis, it is our military who have gone to help in the rest homes and who are distributing protective equipment. Cutting their budgets now would be a slap in the face of all those people who …

25 May 2020

“If you form a federal government without a majority in Flanders, what do you think will happen to the cynicism of the Fleming towards politics?” N-VA chairman Bart De Wever considers it unthinkable that the Vivaldi coalition will emerge after the latest poll. It shows that the extremes are once …

22 May 2020

“Violence against the police and emergency service personnel is completely unacceptable.” The N-VA was appalled at the video that the VSOA police labour union posted. It shows how officers were violently attacked during an arrest in Anderlecht. “Our utmost respect goes to the officers who have to …