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  Municipalities in Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The municipalities are the smallest administrative subdivisions of Belgium.
After municipalities were merged in 1977 (major merging) and 1983 (merging of the municipalities of Antwerp), the number came down to 589.
Municipalities: of the Brussels-Capital Region • in the Flemish Region • in the Walloon Region
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Belgian_municipalities   (236 words)

 List, National System of Political Economy: The Online Library of Liberty
List maintains that in the early years of the nineteenth century England had obtained the manufacturing and commercial supremacy of the world to such a degree that all the other nations were in danger of becoming mere providers of food and raw materials in return for her manufactures.
List goes on to show that by this English method of dealing with gluts the whole manufacturing power, the system of credit, nay, the agriculture and generally the whole economical system of the nations who are placed in free competition with England, are shaken to their foundations.
List was also a great enthusiast for the political union of kindred states, as exemplified in the case of Germany and Italy, but he thought that the political union must always precede the commercial union of the separate states (p.
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 Belgium (09/06)
Flemish Parliament and government for regional and community affairs; Walloon Regional Parliament and government for Walloon regional affairs; Francophone Community Parliament and government for Francophone community affairs; Brussels Regional Parliament and government for Brussels regional affairs; and German-language Community Parliament and government for community affairs.
In 1970, Flemish and Francophone cultural councils were established with authority in matters of language and culture for the two-language groups.
Municipal governments, on the other hand, are vigorous political entities with significant powers and a history of independence dating from medieval times.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2874.htm   (5741 words)

 Ichtegem (Municipality, Province of West Flanders, Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The municipality of Ichtegem (13,344 inhabitants on 31 December 2004; 4,534 ha) is located 15 km north-east of Diksmuide, 20 km south-east of Ostende and 15 km south-west of Bruges.
The municipal flag of Ichtegem is blue with three white disks placed 2 + 1 and a red shield with a chevron ermine between the disks.
The shield in the middle of the flag is nearly identical to the municipal arms of Gistel, a city located 10 km north-east of Ichtegem.
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 vrtnieuws.net - BHV: to split or not to split?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The former is a unilingual constituency, comprising the municipalities in the eastern part of Flemish Brabant, while the latter is a bi-lingual constituency, comprising 35 Flemish Brabant municipalities and 19 municipalities in the bi-lingual region of Greater Brussels.
The Flemish parties in the federal collision government were reluctant to form a united front with the Flemish opposition parties in the Federal Parliament to split Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde, as they feared their francophone collision partners would leave the Federal Government.
The Flemish liberals, the Flemish socialists and their cartel partners from the progressive regionalist party had agreed to defend the Flemish Government's stance on the issue at the negotiations with their partners in the Federal Government.
www.vrtnieuws.net /nieuwsnet_master/versie2/english/details/051224_bhv/index.shtml   (632 words)

 Municipalities with linguistic facilities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For instance, in those municipalities, French-speakers in Flanders and Dutch-and German-speakers in Wallonia, and French-speakers in the German language area may obtain administrative documents from local public authorities or from certain federal authorities in their mother tongue.
The German-speaking minority was mostly settled in the 'Eastern Cantons', several Prussian municipalities ceded to Belgium by the 1919 Treaty of Versailles and administered from 1920 to 1925 by a Belgian military High Commissionner.
That the Flemish authorities finance French-speaking schools in the Flemish municipalities with facilities for the French-speakers (see below for a list; annual subvention nearly 10 million Euro); in contrast, the authorities of the French-speaking community do not finance Dutch-speaking schools in the Walloon municipalities with facilities for the Flemings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Municipalities_with_linguistic_facilities   (1612 words)

 Belgium Government Information
Of the Senators representing the communities, 10 are elected by the Flemish Council, 10 by the French Council, and 1 by the German-language Council.
The Verhofstadt government is comprised of Flemish and Francophone Liberals, Flemish and Francophone Socialists, and Flemish and Francophone Greens.
Flemish Parliament with the Flemish Government for regional, educational, and cultural affairs; Walloon Regional Council (legislator) and government for Walloon Regional Affairs; Francophone Community Council and government for Francophone cultural and educational affairs; Brussels Regional Council and government for Brussels regional affairs; and German language Community Council and government for cultural and educational affairs.
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 vrtnieuws.net - Flemish parties lose ground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mon 09/10/06 - The Flemish parties have lost ground in the Flemish municipalities with so-called "language facilities" for Francophones around Brussels.
Despite there being two Francophone slates in Linkebeek, the Flemish list Linkebeek 2002 was unable to capitalise.
In Wemmel the Mayor's bi-lingual list was down almost 18% on its score in 2000.
www.vrtnieuws.net /nieuwsnet_master/versie2/english/details/061008_rand/index.shtml   (231 words)

 flandersonline.org - Flemish mayors of villages in Brussels periphery considering to boycott next year's celebration of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Several mayors of Flemish villages situated in the Brussels periphery have declared that their willingness to take part in next year's celebration of Belgium's 175th anniversary will depend on the splitting of the constituency Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde.
The Flemish proposal to split the present constituency also aims at undoing a discrimination, since French-speaking electors, living in the Dutch-speaking area, are still capable of voting for French-speaking parties, whereas Flemish electors, living in the French-speaking area, are not allowed to vote Flemish.
Besides the Flemish and Belgian capital, Brussels is also considered the European capital, housing several institutions of the European Union, as well as the NATO headquarters.
www.flandersonline.org /news/120/389   (263 words)

 Expatriate Online - Your Bookmark to Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The figures are important for Flemish candidates in Brussels seeking election in the local elections on 8 October.
Local alderman Werner Daem (Flemish socialist) says that recent figures show that the number of Flemish deaths in the capital is higher than the number of marriages.
Municipalities in the Brussels region who have a Flemish alderman or a Fleming as president of local social services receive extra funding as an incentive.
www.awcb.org /news/newsstory.cfm?story_no=5170   (366 words)

 Twenty years of public library building in flanders : 1978-1997 - 64th IFLA General Conference - Conference Programme ...
The situation was totally different in a small number of municipalities that had not waited till 1978 to establish a public library worth the name.
According to the library act, the financial cost of the public library is borne by three partners : the Flemish government, the provinces and the municipalities.
The figure of library users (5) per inhabitant is significantly higher in municipalities with a new library building, especially in those libraries constructed in the period 1986-1993 which count 30% of their inhabitants as registered users.
www.ifla.org /IV/ifla64/030-135e.htm   (2259 words)

 Politics of Belgium
The Verhofstadt government is comprised of the Flemish and francophone Liberals, Flemish and francophone Socialists, and the Flemish and francophone Greens, the first Liberal-led coalition in generations, the first six-party coalition in 20 years, and the first Green participation ever in Belgium's federal government.
The Volksunie was in the forefront of a successful campaign by the country's Flemish population for cultural and political parity with the nation's long dominant French-speaking population.
Flemish and francophone cultural councils were established with authority in matters relating to language and culture for the two language groups.
www.fastload.org /po/Politics_of_Belgium.html   (3595 words)

 List, The National System of Political Economy, Book I, Chapter 2: Library of Economics and Liberty
Like the kings of France and England at a later period, he and his successors regarded the cities as the strongest counterpoise to the aristocracy, as the richest source of revenue to the State, as a new basis for national defence.
He therefore endeavoured to attract Flemish weavers into England by granting them all kinds of privileges; and as soon as a considerable number of them had got to work, he issued a prohibition against wearing any articles made of foreign cloth.
Indeed, it is more than probable that without her commercial policy England would never have attained to such a large measure of municipal and individual freedom as she now possesses, for such freedom is the daughter of industry and of wealth.
www.econlib.org /library/ypdbooks/list/lstNPE2.html   (3008 words)

 List of Flemish municipalities: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of Flemish municipalities: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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 1st national report-2-the flemish region
Being Flemish minister for the environment and nature conservation I realise there is a great deal of work left to be done if we wish to conserve and improve environmental quality and biological diversity.
All services of the Flemish Region and the Flemish Community are concentrated in one ministry, which consists of 7 departments, divided into administrations and sections.
Co-operation between the Flemish Region and the municipalities was defined by the end of 1991.
bch-cbd.naturalsciences.be /belgium/implementation/documents/nationalreports/natiorep1/flemish.htm   (8275 words)

 Belgium - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Flemish and Walloon regions are furthermore subdivided in administrative entities, the provinces.
Nowadays, industry is concentrated in the populous Flemish area in the north.
The Mosan art, the Early Netherlandish, the Flemish Renaissance and Baroque painting, and major examples of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture, and the Renaissance vocal music of the Dutch School developed in the southern part of the Low Countries, are milestones in the history of art.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/b/e/l/Belgium.html   (3919 words)

 Belgium (10/04)
Of the 21 Senators representing the communities, 10 are elected by the Flemish Council, 10 by the French Council, and 1 by the German-language Council.
Many national politicians originate from municipal political bases; and many often double as mayor or alderman in their hometowns in addition to their federal political positions.
They are the Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) (PM Verhofstadt's party) in Flanders and the Reform Movement (MR) in Wallonia.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/b/40528.htm   (5526 words)

 List of Belgian municipalities: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of Belgian municipalities: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Belgium has a total of 589 municipalities divided over its three regions.
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 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Leaders and Parties - Issues
Municipalities: Give public transit riders a tax credit to cover the cost of their monthly transit passes.
Municipalities: Instituted a GST rebate, and offered cities 1.5 cents per litre of the gas tax.
Municipalities: Implement a national housing strategy that would devote at least one per cent of the federal program budget to building non-profit affordable housing.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/leadersparties/issues.html   (5179 words)

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The National System of Political Economy by Friedrich List translated by Sampson S. Lloyd, 1885 First Book: The History Chapter 1 The Italians At the revival of civilisation in Europe, no county was in so favourable a position as Italy in respect to commerce and industry.
The power and prosperity of Venice -- the work of a patriotic and heroic aristocracy which had sprung from an energetic and liberty-loving democracy-maintained itself and increased so long as the freedom of democratic energy lent it support, and that energy was guided by the patriotism, the wisdom, and the heroic spirit of the aristocracy.
Indeed, it is more than probable that without her commercial policy Eng1and would never have attained to such a large measure of municipal and individual freedom as she now possesses, for such freedom is the daughter of industry and of wealth.
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /~econ/ugcm/3ll3/list/list1   (14893 words)

 Agenda 21 - Belgium
The Flemish authorities primarily involved are the Ministry of the Environment (VMM), the Ministry of Education, and scientific institutions.
The Flemish Educational Forestry Centre, for example, is a non-profit organisation collaborating with the Flemish Forests and Green Spaces Division (AMINAL) concerning the educational aspects of forestry.
In the Flemish, the French and the Germanic Communities, school curricula are being revised at all levels to incorporate environmental issues.
www.un.org /esa/agenda21/natlinfo/countr/belgium/social.htm   (5928 words)

 Agenda 21 - Belgium
Municipal authorities have established a number of actions for the coordination of operational programmes and projects to ensure environmental infrastructure, to establish local environmental policies and regulations, to assist with the implementation of National environmental policies, and to help coordinate programmes for infrastructure development.
The working group has examined the list and concluded that data are, in principle, available for 20 of the 57 environmental indicators of sustainable development.
A Working List of Indicators, in the form of a set of methodology sheets, was proposed at this first workshop from which countries could select the indicators for their National policies, according to their own problems, policies and targets.
www.un.org /esa/agenda21/natlinfo/countr/belgium/inst.htm   (5040 words)

 Wikinfo | List of subnational entities
This is a list of current subnational entities by country:
See also: List of capitals of subnational entities, List of dependent territories, List of countries, Lists by country
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=List_of_subnational_entities   (126 words)

 UNESCO Culture Sector - Intangible Heritage - 2003 Convention : Inventorying Intangible Cultural Heritage
The inventories of the ICH are managed by the Flemish, francophone and germanophone communities.
In the flemish community, the decree on popular cultures of 1998 aims at integrating the diverse associations that form the VCV on the local level in order to promote civil society.
A list of “Masterpieces” of China’s Oral and Intangible Heritage was established in early 2006.
www.unesco.org /culture/ich_convention/index.php?pg=00035   (2631 words)

 What i a Flame what a Wallone??? - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Flemish have simplified the institutions and the Flemish Parlament and Government are representatives of the Flemish region and the Dutch speaking community.
What might be seen as a detail in the eyes of the Irish people, is a point of great annoyance for the Flemish activists and nationalists who are trying to achieve some respect and recognition for their Flemish identity.
There is growing pressure from Flanders to devolve social security; the Flemish feel they are bearing the brunt by financing the large welfare payments being dished out to the growing numbers of sick, aged and unemployed in Wallonia.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/showthread.php?t=11695   (3574 words)

 sociology - Belgium
The Flemings have overcome this linguistic oppression in the course of the late 19th and 20th century by raising cultural awareness, promoting a Flemish identity and a combination of remarkably non-violent opposition and impressive economic development.
Belgium is divided into three communities, the Flemish community, the French-speaking community and the German-speaking community, and in three regions: Brussels (mainly Dutch- and French-speaking, with a population of 980,000), Flemish region (mainly Dutch-speaking, with a population of 5,900,000), and Wallonia (mainly French-speaking, with a population of 3,360,000).
Each provincial entity (including the Brussels-Capital Region) is further divided into smaller municipalities, called gemeenten in Dutch and communes in French (see List of Belgian municipalities and List of Belgian municipalities by population).
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Belgium   (3213 words)

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