In 2024 not only Belgium but also Flanders will hold the EU Presidency

In the first half of 2024, Belgium will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the thirteenth time. This offers not only our country a unique opportunity to exert even more influence on the European agenda. The Government of Flanders, too, is making the necessary preparations to give its best.

Although the EU Presidency is a matter for the member states, the Government of Flanders will also make an important contribution from 1 January to June 2024. Belgium is a federal country, where both the federal government and the regions and communities set the laws and the agenda.

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