Brussels driving license training will be accompanied with first aid course

Brussels driving license training will be accompanied with first aid course

A new Brussels driving license will enter into force in 2018 and will include several novelties. One of which includes obligatory first aid training. “It is an important reform which takes into account different demands and needs discussed during various consultations”, explains Bianca Debaets, Brussels Road safety secretary. Her initiative has now been officially approved by the Brussels government. The driving license reform will include a lengthier and higher quality training programme, while also being better adapted to our urban context. It will be obligatory to follow a first aid…

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Heatwave in the South of Europe, a taste of the future

Heatwave in the South of Europe, a taste of the future

An extreme heatwave hit the South of Europe on Saturday, killing several people and causing millions of Euros worth of damage for the Agriculture industry. Scientists say this is just a taste of what climate change could have in store for the continent in the future. The heatwave has caused at least 5 deaths in Italy and Romania since it hit Southern Europe at the beginning of August. Exceptionally high temperatures, some of them never seen before, have been recorded in Spain, Portugal, the South of France, Italy, Hungary and…

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MBA Tour brings top international Business Schools to Brussels

MBA Tour brings top international Business Schools to Brussels

Are you looking to advance your career? Perhaps you’ve considered an MBA, but don’t know where to start. The MBA Tour is bringing top international Business Schools to Brussels on Saturday, 16 September at The Marriott Brussels, Rue Auguste Orts 3-7. The MBA2U Conference, a McKinsey initiative, runs from 8.30-16.30h and is entirely free for participants. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn about the MBA degree, and network with admissions directors from the world’s best programs. Harvard, Wharton, Cambridge, Stanford, INSEAD, and Columbia will be among the Business Schools…

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Brussels touts its assets in bid to host EU banking agency

Brussels touts its assets in bid to host EU banking agency

As the negotiations on Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) continue, Brussels aims to take over as host of the European Banking Authority, currently located in London. This had already been disclosed officially by the EU Council and, on Monday, Belgium’s Foreign Ministry launched a charm operation to back up the candidature of its capital. Belgium has one of the most accessible capitals on the continent, given its “strategic location at the centre of Europe”, said the Foreign Ministry, adding that the country offers “high quality work spaces and…

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