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2 April 2019

The illegal organ trade will be tackled more strictly from now on. The Parliamentary Health Committee has approved a bill by the N-VA in the matter. Stricter punishments It will from now on be possible for punishments to go as high as a fine of 75,000 euros and a prison sentence of ten years. In …

30 March 2019

How can we turn migration into a positive story? During the third V-day, held at the Square in Brussels and focusing on ‘Migration and Integration’, the N-VA presented a ten-point plan for migration, a complex issue. Speakers and experts reviewed the complex issues involved in migration and …

29 March 2019

In 2018, the value of exports by Flemish companies was no less than 328 billion euros, an increase of 3.45% compared to 2017. Globally, Flanders is the fifteenth biggest exporter. The upcoming Brexit had therefore not (yet) had any impact on the Flemish economy. Flemish Minister-President Geert …

27 March 2019

“Our citizens are entitled to clean air.” MEP Mark Demesmaeker reacts positively to the concrete measures that the European Parliament has approved in the fight against climate change. By 2030, new passenger cars will have to emit 37.5% less CO2, and light commercial vehicles will have to achieve a …

27 March 2019

On Wednesday, the European Parliament approved a new series of measures to keep litter out of our seas and oceans. Member of the European Parliament Mark Demesmaeker co-negotiated the measures and responds with satisfaction: “Last weekend, a clean-up action was held on our Flemish coast for the …

26 March 2019

“The right to vote is irretrievably linked to obtaining Belgian nationality as the culmination of successful integration.” Johan Van den Driessche, N-VA group leader in the Brussels Parliament, opposes the proposed resolution to allow non-Belgians living in the Brussels Capital Region the right to …