About the General Representation of the Government of Flanders

Gebouw Vlaamse Vertegenwoordiging Warschau

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.

Tasks

The General Representation of the Government of Flanders is the diplomatic point of contact of the Government of Flanders in Poland and in the 3 Baltic Republics. The Representation was opened on 15/10/2007 and is part of the Belgium Embassy. The General Representative of the Government of Flanders in Warsaw looks after all competences of the Flemish Government, with the exception of investment and foreign trade promotion. The Representative is a member of the diplomatic staff of the Embassy. One can turn to the Representation for all kinds of information about Flanders and about the bilateral relations between Flanders and the 4 countries in the jurisdiction of the Representation. The main task of the Representation is putting Flanders on the map through focused communication; detecting cooperation opportunities; reporting about relevant political and other developments, consulting and supporting partners in the region.