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.




  • District contract Bockstael. Call for citizen initiatives 2016

    District contract Bockstael. Call for citizen initiatives 2016

    In the context of the sustainable district contract Bockstael, a call for citizen initiatives is launched each year (2014-2017). The grants range from 500 to 5,000 euros to support civic projects. The deadline for the submission of the initiatives is 1 December 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.