The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is in the process of becoming the first country to ban the use of the substance glyphosate in a number of herbicides.
During a meeting of a parliamentary committee, Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy confirmed that the Government of Luxembourg, together with public and private sector partners, have invested a stake in Orbital Ventures, an investment fund focused on early stage companies engaged in space activities.
On 14 January 2020, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, François Bausch and John Rood, US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy, met on a long-planned productive working visit.
The Government IT Centre (CTIE) announces that it has made the Guichet.lu translation memories available to the European Language Resource Coordination network (ELRC network).
During the traditional New Year’s wishes, Romain Schneider took the opportunity to brief on agricultural policy, particularly in regards of measures for young farmers.
The law of 4 December 2019 establishing the National Reception Office (ONA) places the reception of applicants for international protection (AIPs) under the jurisdiction of the Minister Jean Asselborn, as the Minister of Immigration and Asylum.
Several new legal and regulatory provisions applying directly to citizens will enter into force in 2020. Below is an overview of the main changes that will directly impact citizens. This list is not exhaustive.
Interview with Étienne Schneider in Happen
Interview with Xavier Bettel in Happen
The Luxembourg Government and NorthStar Earth & Space signed a Letter of Intent on 19 December 2019 to create a Centre of Excellence for Clean Space in Luxembourg and to consider a contribution to NorthStar and its innovation activities in order to promote the safe and sustainable use of outer space for the benefit of all humanity.
On 18 December 2019, Paulette Lenert, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, visited the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) in Espoo, Finland.
On 13th December 2019, the Air Navigation Administration ANA hosted AROC, the Airline Representatives and Operators Committee Luxembourg.
In the margins of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the battle of the Bulge, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, was received at the Ministry of State by Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel.
The Luxembourg Space Agency today announced that Dr. Junichiro Kawaguchi, Senior Fellow at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will be joining the Advisory Board of the SpaceResources.lu initiative.
Luxembourg is firmly determined to put in place the digital innovation policies and assets needed to foster the emergence of a robust data economy and a start-up ecosystem centred on data-driven innovation.