Within the Heyvaert-Poincaré Urban Renewal Contract (URC), the City of Brussels and the municipalities of Anderlecht and Molenbeek jointly launched a project call to strengthen solidarity, mutual aid and social ties in the neighborhoods around the Porte de Ninove (Ninoofsepoort). Thanks to this call, 7 projects now get started with a budget of between 500 and 10,000 euros.
Each year on 21 March, the International Day against Racism and Discrimination is being celebrated. For the 2021 edition, the City of Brussels is launching its campaign Better to cherish than to cure #fightracism.
On Saturday 27 March 2021, the City of Brussels will participate again in the Earth Hour event of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). From 8:30 pm, the lights of the City Hall, the facades of the Grand-Place and the Atomium will be switched off for an hour.