On 11 December 2019, UNESCO registered the Ommegang on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This list aims at a better protection of important intangible cultural heritages worldwide. The Ommegang is a historical procession which gathers thousands of spectators each year on the Grand-Place of Brussels.
The City Council of the City of Brussels will be broadcast live here on Monday 16 December 2019 (from 4 pm).
Why not prevent the waste of wrapping paper this year for your Christmas gifts? Try another fun and creative way of packaging and make the surprise all the greater. These 5 tips guide you through a zero waste Christmas time.
The general presentation of the 2020 budget of the City of Brussels is now available (in Dutch and French). The municipal budget contains all the expenses and revenue which a municipality is going to make.
On Thursday 12 and Friday 13 December 2019, a European Summit of the Heads of state and Government of the European Union will be held in Brussels in the buildings of the Council of the European Union, at the Rue de la Loi. A safety zone will be set up. Only authorized persons can enter this zone on foot.
As part of its municipal policy, the City of Brussels has chosen to develop the concept of a smart city on its territory. A project call is being launched to support Brussels Smart City initiatives. The projects must be submitted before 17 December 2019.
The City of Brussels launches a call for candidates for the Advisory Council of Seniors (2019-2024 period). The applications must be sent by 15 December 2019 at the latest.
The Low Emission Zone (LEZ) is applied in Brussels since 1 January 2018. This measure prohibits certain vehicles to drive in Brussels. From 1 January 2020, the diesel vehicles under the Euro 3 standards will also also be banned.