Participation & citizenship

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The Brussels citizen can participate in the city policy in diverse manners.

The citizen of Brussels can participate in the elections, intervene in dialogues or become a member of certain advisory councils.

The City assures a better information to its inhabitants by communicating with them.

The equality of opportunities between all the inhabitants is also a concern of the City of Brussels.

The City also awards honorary titles.




  • Contest. Decoration of Mont-de-Piété glass containers

    Contest. Decoration of Mont-de-Piété glass containers

    The Mont-de-Piété of the City of Brussels launches - in partnership with the City of Brussels and the Brussels Capital Region - a contest for the decoration of glass containers.

  • Contest participatory budget 2015

    Contest participatory budget 2015

    The City of Brussels offers a participatory budget of 35,000 euros to an organization which organizes a participatory process with the City of Brussels (Brussels Participation). Candidates can register until 15 September 2015.

  • Road works? The answers in video

    Road works? The answers in video

    The House of Participation of the City answers the frequently asked questions related to public works by the City. Videos and texts explain how: reconstructing sidewalks, filling pits in the roads, the operation of the Road Works service, everything about the works on construction sites,...

  • City of Brussels as 'smart city'

    City of Brussels as 'smart city'

    The website shows the initiatives that have to turn the City of Brussels into a smart city. The website is only available in Dutch and French.