February 15, 2017 : Press release on CETA
Brussels, 15th of February 2017
The Federation of Belgian Chambers of Commerce and CanCham Belux congratulate the European Parliament for the vote today in favour of CETA. This vote gives a strong and important signal to business communities in the EU Member States that final ratification of this innovative and progressive treaty by their national authorities is expected to happen in the coming months.
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Feburary 14, 2017 :Canada round table discussion_Luxembourg
The Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in close cooperation with CanCham Belux,organized a roundtable discussion on bilateral business and economic opportunities on the occasion of the visit of the new Ambassador of Canada to Luxembourg and Belgium, H.E. Olivier Nicoloff.
Annual Winter Cocktail, January 25, 2017
Our distinguished guests Mrs. Christine Saint-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie Québec – Mr. Michel Lafleur, Deputy Minister of International Relations Québec – H.E. Mr. Olivier Nicoloff, Ambassador of Canada – Mr. Hubert Roisin, Consul General of Belgium in Montréal – Mr. Michel Audet (General Delegate of Québec in Brussels) and his colleagues Mrs. Marianna Simeone (Rome), Mr. Christos Sirros (London) and Mr.Claude Trudelle (Munich) – Mrs. Elisa Valentin (Director Europe, Ministry of International Relations Québec) – Mr.Alfons Calderon (Chief Bureau of Québec in Barcelona) together with
Mr. Frédéric Dechamps, Vice President Home Market Belgium Brussels Airlines (host of the event), Mr. JP Tanghe, Chairman CanCham BeLux and Mr. Frédéric Agneessens, Vice-President CanCham BeLux, Honorary Consul of Canada in the Flanders
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Luncheon-conference December 7, 2016
Our guest speaker was His Excellency Mr. Olivier Nicoloff, Ambassador of Canada to Belgium and Luxembourg speaking on « CANADA – BELGIUM: TRADE, VALUES, FRIENDSHIP AND MORE WORK AHEAD OF US »
Signature of a MOU with CCI Québec_November 22, 2016
This new patnership between CanCham BeLux and CCI Québec will offer mutually beneficial opportunities and activities between the two organisations and thier respective members.
Mrs. Johanne Devin (Chairman of Board CCI Québec), Mr. Michel Audet (Delegate General of Québec), Mr. JP Tanghe (Chairman CanCham BeLux) and Mr. Alain Aubut (President & CEO CCI Québec)
CETA – Press release
The Federation of Belgian Chambers of Commerce and CanCham Belux enthusiastically welcome the signing of CETA on 30th October 2016. No one expects the opposition to stop but CanCham Belux calls for this innovative and progressive treaty to be assessed during the upcoming ratification process according to its own merits and to its specific features.
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