September declaration kicks off new political year
Minister-president Geert Bourgeois traditionally opened the new political year in the Flemish Parliament on the fourth Monday of September with the September declaration.
"Flanders is one of the most open economies in the world. International developments require an even stronger Flemish foreign policy”, emphasized the Minister-president.
Flanders will actively contribute to the debate on the future of the Union. Bourgeois also announced that the diplomatic network abroad will expand.