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The Ambassador Hosts:Maggie De Block - Social system sustainability and collaboration with business

Beginning: Tuesday, 07 November 2017 08:30
End: Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:00
Location: Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees: British Chamber members: €60.00 (incl. VAT)
Non-members: €70.00 (incl. VAT)

Event description:

We are delighted to present an exclusive breakfast briefing hosted by British Ambassador to Belgium Alison Rose featuring the Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Maggie De Block as the keynote speaker.

Minister De Block will talk about the sustainability of the social system in Belgium, how this is linked to boosting economic growth across the country and how businesses can contribute to ensuring that today’s social systems are meeting the needs of society.

After her speech, the Minister will take questions from the audience in a debate moderated by Ambassador Rose.



Speaker:

Maggie De Block | Minister | Belgian goverment

Maggie De Block is Minister for Social Affairs and Public Health since October 2014. From July 2014 to October 2014 she was Minister for Justice, in charge of Asylum, Migration, Social Integration and the Fight against Poverty. Prior to this role, Minister De Block was Secretary of State for Asylum, Migration, Social Integration and the Fight against Poverty from 2011 to 2014. Before entering the government, she was a federal MP for Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvoorde for 12 years. Maggie de Block is a certified GP since 1991. She holds a PhD in Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics from the VUB and graduated in 1988.

This event is held under the Chatham House Rule.
It aims to provide anonymity to speakers and to encourage openness and the sharing of information. It is now used throughout the world as an aid to free discussion. When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.