Belgium would not be what it is today without strong, intelligent and ambitious women.
Born in the Belgian town of Eupen in 1970, Mathias Cormann studied law at the KUL (Leuven) before launching his political career and becoming Municipal Councillor of Raeren in 1995.
Ten years after the Dutch newspaper "De Volkskrant" described it as the "worst city in the world", Charleroi seems to have moved on.
Erik Brusten, a seasoned traveller for over 20 years, made up his mind to uncover everything he could about Belgium abroad.
Every year, the financial magazine Forbes presents the "Forbes 30 Under 30 Award" to the most promising European innovators aged under thirty.
The New York Times, the famous American newspaper with three million subscribers, traditionally starts the year by drawing up a list of unmissable Places to Go.