A new Belgian Federal Government

Nearly 16 months after the May 2019 elections, a new federal Belgian government was officially sworn in on October 1st.
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo has presented the first gender balanced government in Belgian history, which consists of 20 Ministers and Secretaries of State in total and is composed of 7 political parties. In another first for our country, Sophie Wilmès was presented as the first ever female Minister of Foreign Affairs (after being the first ever femal Prime minister). In fact, all three ministers in charge of Belgian external affairs are female.

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