Some good news at a difficult time….
Every year around this time, the United Nations publishes a ranking of the world's happiest countries.
In 1998, the Grand-Place in Brussels was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Urban populations around the world are expected to double in the coming 40 years, from 3.5 to over 7 billion. That is why it's important to construct sufficient green spaces and parks.
According to Oxfam International and the British NGO Development Finance International, Belgium occupies sixth place worldwide in the fight against inequality.
According to the latest Eurostat barometer, Walloon Brabant is ranked third in Europe for the highest number of inhabitants with a higher education diploma.
Spirou, a comic strip character created in Belgium in 1938, dedicated to the mission of fighting injustice, has just been named Human Rights Defender by the UN.