List of governments in Belgium

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Map indicating the language areas and provinces of Belgium. Provinces are marked by the thinner black lines.
  Dutch-speaking
 
  French-speaking
  German-speaking
 
  Bilingual FR/NL
Community:   Region:
Flemish   Flanders
Flemish and French   Brussels
French   Wallonia
German-speaking   Wallonia

This is a list of the Belgian federal, regional, and community governments.

Federal government[edit]

The Belgian Federal Government is the executive branch of the whole Kingdom of Belgium.

Minister Name Party
Prime Minister Charles Michel MR
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of the Interior, Safety and Director of buildings Jan Jambon N-VA
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders MR
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Employment, Economy, Consumer Affairs Kris Peeters CD&V
Deputy Prime Minister – Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services Alexander De Croo Open Vld
Minister of the Middle Class, SMEs, Self-employed and Agriculture Denis Ducarme MR
Minister of Budget Sophie Wilmès MR
Minister of Energy Marie-Christine Marghem MR
Minister of Mobility François Bellot MR
Minister of Pensions Daniel Bacquelaine MR
Minister of Defence Sander Loones N-VA
Minister of Finance and fighting Fiscal Fraud Johan Van Overtveldt N-VA
Minister of Justice Koen Geens CD&V
Minister of Social Affairs and Health Maggie De Block Open Vld
Secretary of State Name Party
Secretary of State for Asylum, Migration and Administrative Simplification Theo Francken N-VA
Secretary of State for Equal Rights, Disabled Persons, Scientific Policy, Urban Policy and fighting Poverty Zuhal Demir N-VA
Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem CD&V
Secretary of State for Social fraud, Privacy and the North Sea Philippe De Backer Open Vld

Flemish government[edit]

The Flemish Government is the executive branch of both the Flemish Region and the Flemish Community.

Following the 25 May 2014 election,   N-VA (43 seats),   CD&V (27 seats) and   Open Vld (19 seats) parties formed a coalition.

Party Name Function
N-VA Geert Bourgeois Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage
CD&V Hilde Crevits Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Education
Open Vld Annemie Turtelboom (until April 29, 2016) Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Finance, Budget and Energy
Open Vld Bart Tommelein (from April 29, 2016 until November 30, 2018) Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Finance, Budget and Energy
Open Vld Lydia Peeters (from November 30, 2018) Flemish Minister for Finance, Budget and Energy
N-VA Liesbeth Homans Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Public Governance, Civic Integration, Housing, Equal Opportunities and Poverty Reduction
CD&V Jo Vandeurzen Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family
Open Vld Sven Gatz (until November 30, 2018) Flemish Minister for Media, Culture, Youth and Brussels
Open Vld Sven Gatz (from November 30, 2018) Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Media, Culture, Youth and Brussels
N-VA Ben Weyts Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, the Brussels Periphery, Tourism and Animal Welfare
CD&V Joke Schauvliege Flemish Minister for Town and Country Planning, Environment and Nature
N-VA Philippe Muyters Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation, Scientific Policy and Sport

Government of the French Community[edit]

The Government of the French Community is the executive branch of the French Community.

Following the 25 May 2014 election, the   PS (30 seats) and   CDH (13 seats) parties formed a coalition.

Government of the French Community - Demotte III
Party Name Function
PS Rudy Demotte Minister President
PS André Flahaut Minister of Budget
PS Isabelle Simonis Minister of Youth and Equal Rights
PS Rachid Madrane Minister of Youth Aid, Justice and Brussels
PS Jean-Claude Marcourt Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Policy and Media
CDH Joëlle Milquet (until April 2016) Minister of Compulsory Education, Culture and Child Care
CDH Marie-Martine Schyns (from April 2016) Minister of Compulsory Education and School Buildings
CDH Alda Greoli (from April 2016) Minister of Culture, Child Care and Sports
CDH René Collin Minister of Agriculture and Tourism (Minister of Sports until April 2016)
  • On 11 April 2016, Joëlle Milquet resigned as Minister of Compulsory Education, Culture and Child Care as she was accused of creating a conflict of interest in using her ministerial assistants to help her with a new election campaign in 2014. A few days later, Milquet was replaced by Marie-Martine Schyns and Alda Greoli. Schyns took over the Compulsory Education portfolio, which she was already in charge of during the previous legislature. Greoli took over Culture and Child Care from Milquet and also received the Sports portfolio from René Collin, who shifted to Agriculture and Tourism.

Government of the German-speaking Community[edit]

The Government of the German-speaking Community is the executive branch of the German-speaking Community.

Following the 25 May 2014 election,   ProDG (6 seats), the   PS (4 seats) and   PFF (4 seats) parties formed a coalition.

Government of the German-speaking Community - Paasch
Party Name Function
ProDG Oliver Paasch Minister-President; Minister of Local Government
PFF Isabelle Weykmans Minister of Culture, Media and Tourism
ProDG Harald Mollers Minister of Education
PS Antonios Antoniadis (politician) Minister of Social Affairs

Government of the Walloon Region[edit]

The Government of the Walloon Region or the Walloon Government is the executive branch of Wallonia.

Walloon Government - Borsus
Party Name Function
MR Willy Borsus Minister-President
MR Pierre-Yves Jeholet Vice-Minister-President; Minister of Economy and Employment.
CDH Alda Greoli Vice-Minister-President; Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Equality.
CDH René Collin Minister of Agriculture, Nature, Forests and Tourism.
MR Jean-Luc Crucke Minister of Budget, Energy and Airports.
MR Valérie De Bue Minister of Local Government, Housing and Sports Infrastructure.
CDH Carlo Di Antonio Minister of Environment, Mobility, Spatial Planning, Public Works and Animal Well-Being


Government of the Brussels-Capital Region[edit]

The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region is the executive branch of the Brussels-Capital Region.

Following the 7 June 2009 election, the French-speaking parties   PS,   Ecolo and   CDH formed a coalition with the Dutch-speaking parties   Open VLD,   CD&V and   Groen!. The government was originally led by Charles Picqué but he retired on 7 May 2013 and was replaced by Rudi Vervoort.

Government of the Brussels-Capital Region - Vervoort I
Party Name Function
PS Rudi Vervoort Minister-President; Minister of Local Authorities, Spatial Planning, Monuments and Landscapes, Development Aid and Statistics
VLD Guy Vanhengel Minister of Finance, Budget and Foreign Relations
CD&V Pascal Smet Minister of Public Works, Transport, the Port of Brussels, and IT
Ecolo Evelyne Huytebroeck Minister of Environment, Energy, Water Jurisdiction and City Rejuvenation
CDH Céline Fremault Minister of Employment, Economy, Foreign Trade and Scientific Research
Groen! Bruno De Lille Secretary of State for Mobility, Equal Opportunities and the Civil Service
PS Rachid Madrane Secretary of State for Town Planning, Collection and Processing of Waste and Environmental Maintenance
Ecolo Christos Doulkeridis Secretary of State for Housing/Habitation, Fire Department and Urgent Medical Care

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