Belgium Archive

MCCI – Doing Business with Belgium

MCCI organized an Interactive Session with H.E. Mr. Jan Luykx, Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in India on the theme “Doing Business with Belgium” at the Chamber today. Mr. Vikash Kandoi, Hony. Consul of Belgium in Kolkata was present and spoke on the occasion. Mr. Stijn Mols, Deputy Head of Mission of Belgium

ITF backs Deliveroo protest in Belgium

26 January 2018 The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is backing riders at Deliveroo – a food delivery company – who are taking action to maintain decent working conditions. Deliveroo wants to force its riders to become self-employed, and lose the benefits of employed workers. Collectif des coursier-e-s (an organisation of Deliveroo-riders) is protesting at

BIG appoints new Executive Board

Brussels, 3 July 2017 – The Breast International Group (BIG), one of the largest international not-for-profit organisations for academic breast cancer research groups from around the world, is pleased to announce the election of its new Executive Board. It went into effect on 1 July 2017. BIG’s Executive Board is expanding from nine to 15

St. Xavier’s University and Vision 2020 – Fr. Dr. Xavier Savarimuthu, SJ

Bistirno dupare, Oshonkho manusher, Hahakar shuneo, Nishobde nirobe, O Ganga tumi, Ganga boicho kano? “Amidst all the lament and despair of the millions around you, O Ganges, how can you flow on so silently?- with this bewildering question echoing in their hearts, on 28th November, 1859, 157 years ago, seven Jesuit pilgrims from Belgium ventured

FIRST MEETING OF NEW EUROMETAL PRESIDENCY

The newly elected EUROMETAL Presidency met for the first time in Düsseldorf on 19. January 2016 under the chairmanship of EUROMETAL president, Jens Lauber, CEO TATA Steel Distribution Mainland Europe. Besides President Jens Lauber, EUROMETAL Presidency board consists of: First Vice president Robert Kay, FERONA, Czech Republic, Vice-presidents Mikael Nyquist, TIBNOR, Sweden, Johan Rosseel, GRYMAFER,

Panorama Europe Film Festival Returns for its Seventh Year,with a Slate of Sixteen Outstanding New Movies

FESTIVAL to Run from May 29 – June 14, 2015 at Museum of the Moving Image and Bohemian National Hall Festival Kick-Off Event and Party at Tribeca Cinemas on Thursday, May 28   Panorama Europe 2015, the seventh edition of this vital festival of new European cinema (formerly known as Disappearing Act), presented by Museum

ST. XAVIER’S GLOBAL EARTH SUMMIT-IV – Saswati Banerjee

“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water”-W.H Auden St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, was host to the 4th Chapter of The Global Earth Summit, an international conference on Global Climate and Water Disasters, a joint initiative of the Jesuit community to discuss and combat water tribulations and promote wholesome-sustainable development. The Summit was inaugurated

Belgium looks beyond diamond market in India, ventures into the Indian fruit market

Mumbai, 11th November 2014 –A new variety of Belgian Apples and Pears were launched in the  Indian fruit markets. The fruits, ‘Joly Red Apples’ and ‘Conference Pear’ are grown and cultivated in Belgium. India’s leading importer of fresh fruits, Yupaa Group of companies and Belgium’s largest cooperative for fruit growers, Belgische Fruitveiling (BFV) have come

LT GEN AMIT SHARMA, VSM APPOINTED COMMANDER – IN – CHIEF STRATEGIC FORCE COMMAND

New Delhi: Jyaishtha 23, 1936 Friday, Jun 13, 2014              Lt Gen Amit Sharma, VSM has been promoted as Army Commander and appointed Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Forces Command. Born on 04 Jul 1956 in Mumbai, Lt Gen Sharma was commissioned in 45 Cavalry in December 1976. Over the years he has held numerous command, staff

Vienna 2 Initiative Draws Attention to Weak Credit Growth and Special Challenges for South Eastern Europe

The Vienna 2 Initiative Full Forum met in Brussels on October 21-22, 2013. It assessed recent trends in deleveraging, credit provision, and non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking sectors of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE). It discussed the impact of the recently proposed Single Resolution Mechanism for a European banking union on CESEE.