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.




  • Call for Dutch-language projects 2016

    Call for Dutch-language projects 2016

    As part of the 2014-2020 local culture plan, the City of Brussels holds a 2016 call for projects of Dutch-language affairs. Applications can be submitted until Tuesday 1 March 2016. This cultural call for projects is only available in Dutch.

  • 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,...

  • Public meetings of the City Council: 1st half of 2016

    Public meetings of the City Council: 1st half of 2016

    The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Brussels established the schedule of the public meetings of the City Council for the 1st half of 2016.