General Representation of the Government of Flanders in Poland and the Baltic States - Warsaw
The General Representation of the Government of Flanders is situated in Dom Dochodowy on Ujazdowskie in Warsaw. The Representation is situated in the political and diplomatic center of the Polish capital. The agency Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) has offices on the very same location. FIT supports Flemish companies that want to develop activities in Poland and Polish companies that have investment plans in Flanders. In Poland FIT also has an office in Poznan.
Current relations are by and large based on framework agreements signed between the Flemish Government and the Governments of Poland (1994) and of the 3 Baltic Republics (1996). These agreements are implemented through tri-annual working programs in which concrete priorities for the cooperation in the coming years are defined.
The current bilateral relations are predominantly based on the framework agreements signed by the Flemish Government with the Government of Poland (in 1994) and of the 3 Baltic Republics, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania in 1996. These agreements are implemented through tri-annual working programs, in which priorities and concrete cooperation projects are defined. The most recent bilateral cooperation programs were signed in 2011 with Poland and with Latvia and in 2012 with Estonia and Lithuania.
The General Representation of the Government of Flanders supports all partners in the realizations of their projects anchored in the bilateral working programs. These working programs implement the cooperation agreements signed with the partner countries in the jurisdiction of the Representation. The Representations also prepares the visits of ministerial, parliamentary and official delegations.
In Flanders when we’re hungry we make waterzooi. We make cinema, theatre and the best loved chocolate in the world. We make the finest beers and the best medicines for headaches. We make bicycles and champion cyclists. We make history and the future. We make that everybody understands us. We make literature and architecture. We make scientists creative and craftsmen innovative. We make music and the stages to perform it on.
In Flanders we make anything.
We just don’t make a lot of fuss.