List of governments in Belgium

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Map indicating the language areas and provinces of Belgium.
  Dutch-speaking
  French-speaking
  German-speaking
  Bilingual Du./Fr.
Community: Region:
Flemish Flemish (Flanders)
Capital (Brussels)
French
Walloon (Wallonia)
German-speaking
Provinces are marked by the thinner black lines.

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 (see also the Belgian Federal Parliament).

Minister Name Party
Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo PS
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Defence Pieter De Crem CD&V
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs Didier Reynders MR
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Economy, Consumer Affairs and the North Sea Johan Vande Lanotte sp.a
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Pensions Alexander De Croo Open Vld
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of the Interior Melchior Wathelet, Jr. cdH
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Social Affairs and Health Laurette Onkelinx PS
Minister of the Middle Class, SMEs, Self-employed and Agriculture Sabine Laruelle MR
Minister of Finance and Sustainable Development Koen Geens CD&V
Minister of Public Enterprises and Development Cooperation Jean-Pascal Labille PS
Minister of Justice Annemie Turtelboom Open Vld
Minister of Budget and Administrative Simplification Olivier Chastel MR
Minister of Employment Monica De Coninck sp.a
Secretary of State Name Party
Secretary of State for Environment, Energy and Mobility Catherine Fonck cdH
Secretary of State for Social Affairs, Families, Disabled Persons and Scientific Policy Philippe Courard PS
Secretary of State for Institutional Reform Servais Verherstraeten CD&V
Secretary of State for Asylum, Immigration and Social Integration Maggie De Block Open Vld
Secretary of State for Civil Service and Modernisation of Public Services Hendrik Bogaert CD&V
Secretary of State for Combating Social and Fiscal Fraud John Crombez sp.a


Flemish government[edit]

The Flemish Government is the executive branch of both the Flemish Region and the Flemish Community (see also the Flemish Parliament).

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 Tourism
CD&V Hilde Crevits Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Education
Open Vld TBD Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Finance, Budget and Energy
N-VA Liesbeth Homans Flemish Minister for Local Government, Housing, Cities and Social Policy
CD&V Jo Vandeurzen Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family
Open Vld Els Ampe Flemish Minister for Media, Culture, Youth and Brussels
N-VA Ben Weyts Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, the Brussels Periphery 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 (see also the Parliament 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 Minister of Budget, Finances and Sport
CDH René Collin Minister of Sports

Government of the German-speaking Community[edit]

The Government of the German-speaking Community is the executive branch of the German-speaking Community (see also the Parliament 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 the Walloon Region (see also the Walloon Parliament).

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

Walloon Government - Magnette
Party Name Function
PS Paul Magnette Minister-President
PS Jean-Claude Marcourt Vice-Minister-President; Minister of Economy, Industry, Innovation and Digitalisation
PS Paul Furlan Minister of Local Government, Energy, Housing and City Policy
PS Christophe Lacroix Minister of Budget, Public Office and Administrative Simplification
PS Éliane Tillieux Minister of Employment and Formation/Training
CDH Carlo Di Antonio Minister of Environment, Animal Welfare, Spatial Planning, Mobility and Airports
CDH Maxime Prévot Vice-Minister-President; Minister of Public Works, Traffic Safety, Health, Childcare Benefits, Equal Chances, Economic Zones of Activity and Patrimony
CDH René Collin Minister of Agriculture, Nature, Rural Affairs, Tourism and Sports Infrastucture


Government of the Brussels-Capital Region[edit]

The Government of the Brussels-Capital Region is the executive branch of the Brussels-Capital Region (see also the Parliament 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 Brigitte Grouwels 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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