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The revision of 1993 confirmed the new federal structure of the Belgian State. Today, besides the municipalities and the provinces, there are three levels of decision-making with their respective structures of legislative and executive power: the central State, the Communities, and the Regions. Three cultural Communities -the Flemish, the French-language and the German-language -and three economic Regions -Flemish, Walloon, and
During his official visit to Belgium, Angel Gurría met with government officials and business leaders, and attended several speaking engagements including a press conference to launch the OECD Economic Survey of Belgium.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Belgium.
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This report was prepared by The Unit of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Training of the Flemish Community of Belgium as an input to the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
This seminar is organised in cooperation with INAS CISL and Fondazione Giulio Pastore. The event will present and discuss the results of research addressing these issues undertaken in eight European countries: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden and Poland.For each country, the research provides an overview of the changes in the trade union movement, not only as an actor in labour market bargaining, but also
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This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends
This site contains a list of key references on Belgium. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
New forms of governance are emerging. Government, business and civil society are increasingly seeking ways to develop and pursue economic development strategies and solve socio-economic problems jointly.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...