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    Members and responsibilities of the Government of Flanders 2014-2019

    The Government of Flanders consists of eight ministers, who are in office for a 5-year term, which is due to end in 2019.

    Liesbeth Homans (N-VA)
    Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Local and Provincial Government, Civic Integration, Housing, Equal Opportunities and Poverty Reduction, responsible for:

    • general government policy
    • public governance
    • housing policy
    • social economy
    • the equal opportunities policy
    • coordination of the policy on poverty.

    Hilde Crevits (CD&V)
    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Education, responsible for:

    • education and training.

    Lydia Peeters (Open Vld)
    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Budget, Finance, Energy, Culture, Media and Youth, responsible for:

    • finance and budget
    • energy
    • cultural heritage
    • professional arts
    • socio-cultural adult work
    • media
    • youth work.

    Ben Weyts (N-VA)
    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Mobility, Public Works, the Vlaamse Rand, Foreign Policy, Immovable Heritage and Animal Welfare, responsible for:

    • mobility and public works
    • policy on the Flemish periphery around Brussels
    • foreign policy
    • tourism
    • management and protection of immovable heritage
    • animal welfare.

    Jo Vandeurzen (CD&V)
    Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family, responsible for:

    • welfare, public health and family.

    Philippe Muyters (N-VA)
    Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation and Sport, responsible for:

    • economy
    • fundamental, strategic and policy-oriented research
    • technological innovation
    • employment
    • vocational training
    • sport.

    Sven Gatz (Open Vld)
    Flemish Minister for Brussels Affairs, responsible for:

    • the coordination of the policy on Brussels-Capital.

    Koen Van den Heuvel (CD&V)
    Flemish Minister for Environment, Nature and Agriculture, responsible for:

    • agriculture and fisheries
    • the environment and rural policy
    • nature and natural resources
    • spatial planning.


    Vlaamse Regering (Government of Flanders)
    Martelaarsplein 19
    1000 Brussel

    Tel.: 02 552 60 00
    Fax: 02 552 60 01