Information on the rights of British citizens in the context of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union
The Ministry of the Economy regularly goes on missions abroad to promote the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg as a great place for business. This dossier offers background information on the organisation of these missions.
Lancée en septembre 2018, la stratégie 5G du Luxembourg définit le cadre général pour le déploiement du réseau 5G. Elle s’inscrit dans le cadre du plan d’action pour la 5G de la Commission européenne et de la feuille de route européenne pour l’introduction de la 5G qui vise de premiers déploiements en 2020 et a été élaborée après consultation de nombreux acteurs.
Luxembourg, a multilingual and multicultural country, recognises three official languages, notably Luxembourgish as the national language. This dossier focuses on the governenment strategy for the promotion of the Luxembourgish language and presents the specified objectives, the concrete commitments and the implementation tools.
On the 1st of March 2019, the Government Council adopted the National Interoperability Framework (NIF) guiding public sector organisms of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which fall within its scope, on how to attain a higher level of interoperability.
The Benelux Union brings together the kingdoms of Belgium and the Netherlands as well as the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The Union, founded in 1944, aims at a closer cooperation between the three countries. Predominantly economic at its beginnings, the Union now focuses on three key themes: internal market and economy, security and society as well as sustainable and digital cooperation.
At the European Council in June 2000, the member states reach agreement that the European Union should work towards full implementation of the exchange of information between tax authorities. The 2008 economic and financial crisis hastens the move towards fiscal transparency. This topic presents Luxembourg's efforts in order to bring its entire body of tax agreements in line with the international standard.
Following the legislative elections of 14 October 2018, the parties DP, LSAP and déi gréng began coalition negotiations. These negotiations culminated with the formation of the 2018 government. This document covers the main steps leading up to the swearing in of the new members of the government on 5 December 2018.
At its sitting on 31 July 2015, the Government Council adopted a bill for the organisation of civil security and the creation of a Grand Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps. This dossier presents the details of the emergency service reform and recounts the individual landmarks of the reform.
Digital Luxembourg, founded in 2014, is a multidisciplinary government initiative working with public, private and academic players to harness digitalization for positive transformation.
Introduction The protocol in Luxembourg distinguishes between working visits, official visits and state visits, with state visits being reserved for Heads of State at the formal invitation of HRH the Grand Duke. However, Heads of State can also come
The Chamber of Deputies unanimously adopted the new Animal protection law on 6 June 2018. In a continuously changing society the old law of 15 March 1983 was no longer relevant. Peoples’ attitudes towards animals have substantially changed since 1983.
The Government's Open Data strategy aims to provide for the possibility of universal access to public data, thereby enabling individuals, businesses and the media to reuse, combine or share data for any appropriate purpose. The purpose of the strategy is thus to create social, economic or environmental added value, and to improve performance in public services.
The Greater Region includes the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate, the Lorraine region, Wallonia and the German-speaking Community in Belgium. Counting some 11.5 million inhabitants, the Greater Region forms an institutional framework for cross-border cooperations in areas as diverse as mobility, education, culture, tourism, society, economy or environment.
Since 1980, the development cooperation policy has been one of the central tenets of Luxembourg's foreign policy. Based on targeted partnerships and underpinned by the key principles of reliability, commitment and expertise, the policy is geared towards the eradication of poverty, especially in the least developed countries, and is consistent with the goal of sustainable development.