Taking into account the evolution of the coronavirus COVID-19 in our neighbouring countries and on the national territory, it is necessary to take additional measures to limit the spread of the virus in the population and to protect those at risk.
On 12 March 2020, the Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel, convened an extraordinary Government Council dedicated to measures to tackle the spread of the Coronavirus.
This is the third time in a row, after 2017 and 2018, that the Ministry of Equality between Women and Men supports the "Orange Week 2019". With many public buildings lit in orange and several information- and awareness events, the subject of violence against women and girls will be put at the center of the public interest.
For the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Bourscheid and Luxembourg City on 22nd and 23rd June 2019.