The new ORSI Academy Campus aims to advance training standards and opportunities for surgical trainees Orsi New Campus

From necessity to defining new standards Orsi Academy is a Belgian centre of surgical innovation and expertise where industry, clinical practitioners and academic partners work together on the improvement of best practices in minimally invasive…

Arabic Language Classes For All − ALEF

Sami Azar (VUB) Jacqueline Couder (VUB) Jan Cornelis (CIDIC) This is the third time we report on the ALEF project. In DW 54 we sketched the first encounter of Jacqueline Couder (Director of the International Relations office at VUB) and Jan…

EUFOREA: the European initiative to arrest the epidemic of chronic respiratory diseases

On April 25, 2019, the EUFOREA academic team under the lead of Professor Peter Hellings organized a prestigious Gala Dinner in the Egmont Palace in Brussels on the occasion of the launch of the EUFOREA digital platform helping patients with…

Mother Agnes Mariam de la Croix

Speaking as a person who has been living on the ground in Syria, what is this war about? After 9 years, I can say that the war is a proxy war of a group of powers that had a plan to destabilize the region − they began with other countries…

ASEAN Trade and Investment Forum​

​Eddy Bevers Mayor of Willebroek Your Excellency, Mr Hamzah, Chairman of the Asean Brussels Committee, Your Excellencies, Ambassadors and staff members, Dear partners, participants and guests of the Asian Trade & Investment Forum, Congratulations…

VICTORIA THE TREND SETTER THE ROYAL MASTERS

On 24 May 1819, Princess Victoria was born at Kensington palace. She was crowned Queen in June 1837 at the age of 18 to the largest Empire of the world. A Queen with much admiration and pleasure for music, the arts, and a trend setter, leaving…

Order of Saint Gabriel Knighting Ceremony of the Chapter of Belgium

On 24 April, the 3rd edition of the musical dinner of the Belgian Chapter of the Order of Saint Gabriel took place at Hof ter Musschen, Brussels. It was preceded by the reception of a new Lady of Honor. Mrs Brigitte Ranz, former European Parliamentary…

Elie Nadelman and Helena Rubinstein: vers la Beauté

Helena Rubinstein and Elie Nadelman meet again in Paris 3-26 July at Bibliothèque Polonaise − The Polish Library in Paris. Discover 33 prints by the Polish-born sculptor whose work was collected and supported by Helena Rubinstein. Exhibition…

Peace through Reciprocity in Law and Religion

“Respected ambassadors, ladies and gentlemen. Today we have been discussing how to make progress towards a peaceful resolution of tensions on the Korean Peninsular. Furthermore, the situation has a broad significance for the whole world. It…

Latin America and Caribbean Initiative held at Berlin

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany: The German Foreign Ministry under the protection of responsible Minister Dr. Heiko Maas welcomed a total of twenty two Foreign Affairs ministers of the Latin America and Caribbean…