Due to the many Belgian start-ups that have stood out in their response to the COVID-19 crisis, Belgium is the leading European country in terms of in
Belgium is among the top 10 countries to stimulate trade. According to a report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF) our country scores particularly well for its excellent maritime connections.
Antwerp ranks among the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world, and is hoping to attract extra tourists thanks to its excellent reputation in that respect.
Pope Francis has appointed the Belgian archbishop Jozef De Kesel cardinal. On 19 November he was officially appointed together with sixteen other cardinals.
On 18 November, Daniël Termont, the Mayor of Ghent (East Flanders), was elected to become the new President of Eurocities, a network of about 130 European cities.
On Monday 24 October 2106, Chris Dercon, Director of the Tate Modern in London and future director of the Volksbühne in Berlin, received the 2016 Christophe Plantin Prize at a ceremony at the Bernardu