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Agenda 21 of the City of Brussels

The City and the Public Welfare Centre of Brussels are, since 1994, pioneers in taking commitments and concrete measures in favour of sustainable development: the Local Agenda 21, adopted in 2008, was one of the first in Belgium.

Agenda 21 © La Page, Damien Rocour (click to zoom) That plan, reorganized around 5 goals and spread over 22 areas of intervention, includes the priorities of sustainable development. It defines a code of conduct for municipal employees, local government and the users and citizens of the City and the Public Welfare Centre (CPAS - OCMW).

The five main objectives are related to the Municipal Development Plan:

The actions of the Agenda 21 are subjected to periodic evaluation and may thus evolve in the course of time, both in their number and in their reach.


Since 2011, the action plan is being evaluated each year.

An explanatory brochure

The City and the Public Welfare Centre made an explanatory brochure for the inhabitants on sustainable development in general and on the Local Agenda 21 of the City of Brussels in particular. This brochure is only available in Dutch and French. You can download it here:

Practical information

Coordination of the Local Agenda 21
Administrative centre
Boulevard Anspach 6
1000 Brussels [plan]

Tel. : 02 279 44 53
Fax : 02 279 20 53

Opening hours : by appointment only
Telephone hours : from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm

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