December 13th, 2019
Belgium reinstates support to UNRWA
Belgium will reinstate its support for UNRWA, states Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo.
October 10th, 2019
Benelux countries strengthen their cooperation on combatting tax fraud
Via this agreement, the three ministers also confirm their determination to continue playing a pioneering role vis-à-vis the European Union with their strengthened tax cooperation.
April 5th, 2019
New country programs Senegal and Rwanda focus on entrepreneurship, the private sector and sexual rights
Today, the Council of Ministers gave its green light for the new country programs for Senegal and Rwanda, two partner countries of the Belgian development cooperation. The new country programs focus strongly on entrepreneurship, the development of a local private sector and the promotion of the sexual and reproductive rights and the health of girls and women.
February 5th, 2019
Openaid.be places Belgium among most transparent donor countries in the world
Which projects does Belgium finance, and where? This is only one of the many questions to which openaid.be has the answer. The new data portal is the capstone of Belgium’s efforts to make its development policy more transparent. It brings Belgium among the front runners of the most transparent donors in the world. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander de Croo launched the data portal today during the New Year’s reception of the actors of…
January 15th, 2019
Minister De Croo and WFP launch the humanitarian hackathon to find innovative solutions tackling hunger
Over 200 technology and innovation champions from all over the world are joining a two-day humanitarian hackathon in Brussels to foster innovative ideas and build new prototypes that may transform aid delivery and help eradicate hunger. The hackathon is an initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo, together with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and Hack Belgium Labs. This Hackathon is dedicated to cutting-edge solutions addressing the most…