Belgian Armenian Chamber of Commerce

Bridging Belgian entrepreneurs to the Eurasian market Willing to develop your business in Armenia? Looking for new opportunities in that region? Diplomatic World met with Valéry Safarian, Chairman of the Belgian Armenian Chamber of Commerce…

H.E. Ahmed Inusa Ambassador of Nigeria to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union for Diplomatic World

You have been a career Diplomat having studied international Relations, served in many capacities both home and abroad with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria. You have extensive experience with the USA, Hungary, the UK, Cameroon and…

African artists can bring something extraordinary to Europe

Nomaza Nongqunga Coupez with her company Undiscovered Canvas is promoting African art in Europe, especially in France, where she has been based for the past 10 years. She was also a member of the Presidential Council for Africa CPA, initiated…

AXEL VERVOORDT WINS AC CULTURE PRIZE 2019

Antwerpen Cultuurstad’ presents this year the AC Culture Prize to Axel Vervoordt. The award is traditionally awarded to organizations or individuals who make exceptional cultural efforts, in particular for the city of Antwerp. The world-renowned…

Interview with Baron Frans van Daele

What are the most significant changes and developments in diplomacy and international relations You have witnessed throughout Your career as one of Belgium’s finest and most experienced diplomats? I have a career of nearly 50 years behind…

On Women’s Empowerment

By Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland received a Distinguished Champion Award in Washington DC on 1st April for her services to women’s equality. Here she explains…

THE ERASMUS BABIES

EUROPEAN IN-HOUSE LEGAL CONFERENCE CLOSING KEYNOTE − AN INSIDER’S LOOK INTO THE DECISION MAKING ON THE EUROPEAN LEVEL AND FUTURE CHALLENGES THAT EUROPE IS FACING Viviane Reding, Former Vice President and three-term European Commissioner,…

The Future of Governance in Europe

David Siegel, entrepreneur, writer, investor, blockchain expert, start-up coach, founder of the Pillar project and 20|30.io Between the 10th and 15th centuries, during the high Middle Ages, Europe had its longest period of sustained economic…

NEW EU RULES ON THE SCREENING OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS

WHAT WILL CHANGE AND HOW SHOULD INVESTORS PREPARE? Investors into the EU should be aware that the EU has recently adopted its first EU-wide FDI screening mechanism. This article sets out the key elements of such FDI screening mechanism and…

World Press Freedom Day Journalism in Times of Disinformation

May 3rd 2019 Has journalism always had to fight disinformation? In this brief contribution we look back at one particular case of a struggle for freedom of the press, if not against disinformation, a struggle which saw the enshrinement of…