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    Members and responsibilities of the Government of Flanders 2019-2024

    The Government of Flanders consists of nine ministers, who are in office for a 5-year term, which is due to end in 2024.

    Jan Jambon (N-VA)

    Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy, Culture, IT and Facilities, responsible for:

    • general government policy
    • foreign policy
    • culture
    • disaster fund
    • digitization
    • facilities and IT.

    Hilde Crevits (CD&V)

    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Economy, Innovation, Work, Social economy and Agriculture, responsible for:

    • economy
    • fundamental
    • strategic and policy-oriented research
    • technological innovation
    • employment
    • vocational training
    • social economy
    • agriculture and fisheries.

    Bart Somers (Open Vld)

    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Home affairs, Administrative affairs, Civic integration and Equal opportunities, responsible for:

    • public governance
    • equal opportunities policy
    • civic integration
    • internal affairs.

    Ben Weyts (N-VA)

    Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders,
    Flemish Minister for Education, Sport, the Vlaamse Rand, and Animal Welfare, responsible for:

    • education and training
    • policy on the Flemish periphery around Brussels
    • sport
    • animal welfare.

    Zuhal Demir (N-VA)

    Flemish Minister for Justice and Enforcement, Environment, Energy and Tourism, responsible for:

    • environment and rural policy
    • nature and natural resources
    • spatial planning
    • energy
    • tourism
    • administrative justice
    • houses of justice and electronic monitoring.

    Wouter Beke (CD&V)

    Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health, Family and Poverty Reduction, responsible for:

    • welfare, public health and family
    • coordination of the policy on poverty.

    Matthias Diependaele (N-VA)

    Flemish Minister for Finance and Budget, Housing and Immovable Heritage, responsible for:

    • finance and budget
    • housing policy
    • management and protection of immovable heritage.

    Lydia Peeters (Open Vld)

    Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, responsible for:

    • mobility and public works.

    Benjamin Dalle (CD&V)

    Flemish Minister for Brussels Affairs, Youth and Media, responsible for:

    • the coordination of the policy on Brussels-Capital
    • youth work
    • media.


    Vlaamse Regering (Government of Flanders)
    Martelaarsplein 19
    1000 Brussel

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