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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Flemish Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Antwerp is the northernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium.
Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
Walloon Brabant is a province of Wallonia and of Belgium.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flemish-Community   (1831 words)

  
 Flemish Community - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politically and institutionally, it refers to one of three communities of Belgium, established by the Belgian constitution and having legal responsibilities.
Dutch is the official language of the Flemish community.
^ The Parliament of the French Community and that of the Walloon Region are distinct
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flemish_Community   (818 words)

  
 German-speaking Community of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The German-speaking Community of Belgium (Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgiens in German, short DGB) is one of the three federal communities in Belgium.
Following the defeat of Germany in 1945 the cantons were once again annexed by Belgium, and as a result of alleged collaboration with Nazi-Germany an attempt was made to 'un-Germanize' the local population by the Belgian and Wallonian authorities.
Starting in the early 1960s Belgium was divided into four linguistic areas, the Dutch speaking Flemish area, the French speaking area, the bilingual capital of Brussels, and the German speaking area of the east cantons.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_speaking_community_in_Belgium   (620 words)

  
 General Info - Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Belgium is one of the most densely populated countries in Europe: its 30,519 square kilometres host a population of more than 10,000,000.
The authority of the Flemish Community spans the Dutch-speaking area and the bilingual region Brussels Capital; that of the French Community the French-speaking region and the bilingual region Brussels Capital, while the German Community covers the East Cantons.
Belgium consequently has 6 ‘governments': a central one, which decides on national and international matters, and 5 executive governments (The Flemish Community and the Flemish District Government have merged into one ‘Flemish Council').
www.lessius-ho.be /relint/ls_GeneralInfo_Belgium.htm   (562 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Both the Flemish Community as the Flemish region are federal units of the Kingdom of Belgium.
Institutionally, it is the Flemish Community which has most contemporary relevance as it has its own parliament and government, whereas the region has nearly no proper institutions any more, as it was absorbed by the community.
Belgium was confirmed as an independent state by the Treaty of London of 1839, but deprived of the military strongholds of Maastricht and Givet.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Flanders   (2633 words)

  
 Flemish Community of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Since the Flemish parliamentary assembly, the FlemishParliament, united its regional and community institutions immediately after they were established by the Belgian legislator,the word 'Flanders' refers to either the Flemish people (or nation), or to its political institutions.
The ensemble of Dutch dialects spoken in Belgium is oftenreferred to as Flemish (Vlaams in Dutch), although the standard language used in Flanders is the same as in the Netherlands, Dutch.
Belgium was confirmed asa buffer state by the Vienna Congress, but deprived from its military strongholds, including Maastricht and Givet (explainingthose surprising indentations in the Belgian border), and its bordering to the Scheldt river, transferred to Holland, that closed this river for half a century.
www.therfcc.org /flemish-community-of-belgium-44694.html   (1359 words)

  
 Regions and provinces of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Belgium is geographically divided into three federal two of which regions are each divided five provinces making a total of ten provinces.
Brussels which is geographically not part of Flemish Region though considered by some as of Flanders for all its Flemish inhabitants local institutions is also the capital of The Flemish Region has no institutions on own and is as a political and concept something rather theoretical.
Flemish Brabant has a surface area of km² (15.57% of Flanders; 6.91% of Belgium) is divided into two administrative districts which 65 municipalities.
www.freeglossary.com /Regions_and_provinces_of_Belgium   (874 words)

  
 French Community of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although its name could suggest that it is a community of French citizens in Belgium, it is not.
The French Community of Belgium is an institution, not a group of people or inhabitants.
The names Communauté Wallonie-Bruxelles and Communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles are sometimes used to refer to institutions of the French Community of Belgium or more broadly to institutions which are common to the French Community of Belgium, the Walloon Region and the Commission communautaire française (COCOF, an French-speaking institution of the Brussels-capital Region) [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_Community_of_Belgium   (384 words)

  
 Flemish Community of Belgium - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Flemish Community of Belgium
There was friction within Flemish society between the pro-French bourgeoisie and nobility and the craftworkers in the towns who supported the English, their major partners in the wool trade.
During the Hundred Years' War, Edward III of England put a trade embargo on Flemish wool, which caused serious economic depression, and led to further popular revolts, which were finally put down at the battle of Roosebeke 1382 by the French.
The last count, Louis de Male, died 1384, and the county was inherited by his son-in-law, Philip the Bold of Burgundy (1342–1404), to become part of the Burgundian domains.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Flemish+Community+of+Belgium   (440 words)

  
 In search of a political solution in Sri Lanka - TamilCanadian
At the community and regional level there is a French Community Council and a Flemish Community Council, the composition and functioning of which are established by law, adopted by majority vote as described in Article 4 of the constitution (affirmative votes have to be 2/3 of the votes expressed).
There is a French Community Government and a Flemish Community Government, the composition and functioning which are established by law, adopted by majority vote as described in Article 4 of the constitution (affirmative votes have to be 2/3 of the votes expressed).
Those communes or groups of communes contiguous to another linguistic region and in which the law prescribe or allows the use of another language than that of the region in which they are located; ii.
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 Flemish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word Flemish has two meanings: a linguistic one (the language of the Flemings), and a social/political one (everything that refers to Flanders or to one or more individual Flemish people or organisations).
Since the notion 'Flemish' is a container for a number of quite different dialects of Dutch, it has little sense linguistically to treat it as one entity.
Flanders or the Flemish Region, a constitutional region in Belgium
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flemish   (234 words)

  
 Court of Audit of Belgium - Publications - Flemish Community
Parliament of the Flemish Community, 36 (2001-2002), Nr 1.
Parliament of the Flemish Community, 36 (2000-2001), Nr 1.
Doc., Parliament of the Flemish Community, 38 (2000-2001), Nr 1.
www.ccrek.be /EN/PublicationsFlemishCommunity.htm   (1335 words)

  
 Brussels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Brussels (French: Bruxelles, Dutch: Brussel, German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium, the French community of Belgium, the Flemish community and of the European Union.
Geographically, it is an enclave in the Flemish Region.
Regions are one component of Belgium's complex institutions, the three communities being "the" other component: the Brussels inhabitants must deal with either the French (speaking) community or the Flemish Community for matters such as culture and education.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/br/brussels.html   (2101 words)

  
 Car rental Belgium | Cheap Car rentals Belgium Book Now!
Belgium (België in Dutch, Belgique in French, and Belgien in German) is a country located in Western Europe, bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and the North Sea.
Belgium is at a cultural crossroad between the Germanic Europe (with Dutch speakers in the North, the Flemings) and the Romance Europe (with French speakers in the South), which is reflected in its complex institutions and political history.
Belgium was one of the first countries to adopt the euro, the single European currency, in January 1999 and the Belgian franc was completely replaced by euro coins and banknotes in early 2002.
www.imakoocars.co.uk /travel-guide/belgium   (642 words)

  
 Chapter 21: Survey of distance training in Belgium
The Kingdom of Belgium is a parliamentary democracy and hereditary monarchy.
The first legislative measure taken by the Flemish community on training was a Royal Decree of 24 March 1967 which contained procedures for regulation and subvention of national and regional organisations of adult education.
The distance training college of the government of the French-speaking community of Belgium was located on the 17th floor of one of a cluster of skyscrapers at Boulevard Emile Jacqmain in the heart of Brussels.
www.fernuni-hagen.de /ZIFF/v1-ch21.htm   (4945 words)

  
 Am Yisrael - Jewish Communities in Belgium
The community was decimated by the usual blood libels, mass burnings, and forced conversions (one of these "heroic" episodes, involving supposed torturing of the Host, is "glorified" to this day in the Saint-Gudule Cathedral in Brussels).
A substantial part of the large Antwerp community managed to flee to Cuba as late as 1939: at the end of the war, part of the emigrants returned, part settled in the USA (mainly New York) that had finally opened.its doors.
One of Belgium's oldest engineering schools, the "Institut Montefiore" in Liege (now part of the Universite de Liege), carries the name of Georges Montefiore-Levi (whose mother was a first cousin of the illustrious Sir Moses Montefiore), the inventor of phosphorus bronze and a pioneer of Belgium's nonferrous metals industry, as well as an active philanthropist.
www.amyisrael.co.il /europe/belgium/index.htm   (1310 words)

  
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In the 1970s Belgium was divided in three regions (Brussels, Flanders, Wallonia) and three communities (Flemish, French, German).
On 22 Dec 1981 separate governments were constituted for the Flemish and Walloon regions and for the French community, the government of the Flemish community being entrusted to the government of the Flemish region.
The German community was granted autonomy on 31 Dec 1983, and the Brussels region on 12 Jan 1989.
www.chez.com /feds/belgium.htm   (190 words)

  
 German speaking community in Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The German Speaking Community of Belgium or 'Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgien' in German is one of several federal communities in Belgium.
Following the defeat of Germany in 1945 the cantons were once again annexed by Belgium and as a result of allegedcollaboration an attempt was made to 'un-Germanize' the local population by the Belgian and Wallonian authorities.
Starting inthe early 1960s Belgium was divided into four communities, the Dutch speaking Flemish community, the French speaking Wallonian community, the bilingual capitalof Brussels, and the German speaking community of the east cantons.
www.therfcc.org /german-speaking-community-in-belgium-26970.html   (297 words)

  
 WENR, March/April 2004: Belgium
Prior to the Bologna Declaration, the Flemish higher education system was governed by the Act on Universities (1991) and the Hogescholen Act (1994), both of which upheld the traditional ternary structure of Flemish education.
The Act on the Structure of Higher Education in the Flemish Community, which was passed in April 2003, was the first piece of legislation to introduce Bologna-related reforms.
In the French-speaking community of Belgium, the structure of university education is governed by a September 1994 decree and the structure of non-university higher education by an August 1995 decree.
www.wes.org /ewenr/04March/Belgium.htm   (1870 words)

  
 Belgium's French Community
Belgium has three communities: the French Community, the Flemish Community and the German-speaking Community, the constituent elements of which are culture and language.
Legislative acts at regional and community levels take the form of decrees (with the exception of Brussels-capital region, which acts through orders) that have the force of laws.
So, the Flemish Region and the Flemish Community have combined their respective Parliaments, on the one hand, and their Governments, on the other.
www.cfwb.be /gb/presentation/communaute/pg003.html   (260 words)

  
 Television channels in Belgium - Flemish Community (VLG) - Chaînes de télévision en Belgique - Communauté flamande ...
Television channels in Belgium - Flemish Community (VLG) - Chaînes de télévision en Belgique - Communauté flamande (VLG) - Fernsehdienste in Belgien - Flämische Gemeinschaft (VLG)
It is bundled with the Lyngsat website, which itself provides detailled and daily up-dated information on all satellite line-ups, satellite digital packages and satellite and radio television channels in the world.
Belgium (Compendium of Cultural policies - Council of Europe)
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 Region of Brussels-Capital (Belgium)
This Commission, created by a special law on 12th January 1989,depends on the French Community of Belgium but was granted a large autonomy of decision on the territory of the Region.
Flemish Community Commission of the Region of Brussels-Capital (Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie van het Brusselse Hoofdstedelijk Gewest)
This flag was not recognized either by the Flemish Heraldic Council or the Flemish Minister responsible for Brussels.
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 AMINAL: Flanders' Environment, Nature, Land and Water Management Administration
Belgium comprises three Regions (the Flemish Region, the Walloon Region and the Brussels Capital Region) and three Communities (the Flemish Community, the French Community and the German Community).
In Belgium, the Communities have powers, especially related to language, culture, welfare and the role of the individual as part of the family and of society.
Last but not least the Minister for Environment is supported by the Flemish Environmental Holding Company (VMH) and its many subsidiaries such as Aquafin (sewage treatment), Indaver (insutrial waste), Vlar (domestic and comparable waste) Soils (soil decontamination) and Silt (hydrographic measuring and sludge treatment).
www.mina.be /english.html   (523 words)

  
 Flanders (Belgium)
DIVA is a partnership between four departments (Education, Employment, Economy and Culture) of the Ministry of the Flemish Community.
As an expression of their commitment to non-formal adult education, the Ministry of Culture of the Flemish community of Belgium embarked during the 1970s on a series of promotional campaigns to support organisations active in non-formal adult education.
A conference on "Information and Communication Technologies in Non-Formal Adult Education" was organized, and a press conference was arranged to make the media, the providers of non-formal adult education and other education providers aware of the importance of non-formal adult education.
www.unesco.org /education/uie/InternationalALW/countries/belgium.html   (793 words)

  
 Casewise : About us : Case studies : Flemish Government of Belgium
In 1980 it was decided to merge the Flemish Community with the Flemish Region.
Corporate Modeler is used to capture and communicate how the different elements of the organization are linked together, and to support transition towards a model-driven architecture.
Using Corporate Modeler, The Flemish Government is now significantly closer to the creation of an inter-departmental, cross-functional and model-driven architecture, understood by all.
www.casewise.com /aboutus/casestudies/casestudy-flemishgov.php   (369 words)

  
 TFOER5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the Flemish community of Belgium, more than 82% of the 3 to 4 year-olds are already enrolled in pre-primary or primary programmes.
In Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands this effect is less clear because of the relatively long compulsory education (18 year).
Data for Belgium is for the Flemish community.
www.plan.be /bench/descr4.stm?rep=TFOER5   (351 words)

  
 Flanders (Belgium)
The Flemish Council is made of all the 118 Councillors directly elected in the Flemish Region and six Dutch-speaking, directly elected members of the Council of the Region of Brussels-Capital.
The law from 11 July 1985 gives an official picture of the flag of the Flemish Community (replacing the Dutch Cultural Community) in colour (not shown in the official gazette) and in fl and white (shown).
The Community day is 11 July and on this day the flag surely flies, but I saw this flag flying on many buildings (Flanders and Brussels) and not only on 11 July.
flagspot.net /flags/be-vlg.html   (1638 words)

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