On 23 February, the Government of Flanders granted 900,000 euros to the Flanders – ILO Trust Fund. This contribution enables funding for new projects of the International Labor Organisation in the period 2018-2019. The Flanders-ILO Trust Fund, created in 2001, receives Flemish funds on a biennial basis.
The General Representation wishes you all the best for the new year!
From 4 to 9 December the Youth Division of the Department of Culture, Youth and Media received a delegation from the South African National Youth Development Agency (NYDA). They discussed the planning for their joint activities for 2018. Minister Sven Gatz spoke with members of the delegation about the current youth cooperation.
The Government of Flanders granted a subsidy of almost 4 million euros to the ‘DEA Adaptive Capacity Facility’ project. The key challenge the South African government aims to address, is the lack of effective climate change implementation at a local level in South Africa.
The General Representation of the Government of Flanders in Southern Africa has signed a double taxation treaty with Botswana on 30 November.