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The Handycity label was awarded to the City on Wednesday 18 April 2012. The label is a recognition of the actions in favor of persons with disabilities.
The Handycity label is awarded by the association ASPH to municipalities that pay more effort to the integration of persons with disabilities. In 2007 the City created the Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities. The purpose of this council is to give advice about the daily problems of disabled persons. The Council can also give advice to the City on the drafting and distribution of informational brochures, on raising awareness of the Brussels population through concrete actions,...
ASPH in brief
The ASPH, which awards the label of Handycity, wants to make the aspects of a disability more visible by raising awareness via actions on the ground. In addition to the City, 53 other Belgian municipalities received the label.
Equal opportunities unit
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Tel. : 02 279 21 10
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Brussels in flowers 2013: inscriptions
Every summer, the City of Brussels organizes 'Brussels in flowers'. This is a competition to incite private individuals to decorate their facade or small garden in front of the house with flowers. The purpose is to embellish the City.