Reports by Christophe Christiaens

Election Campaign on hold to honour great Statesman Dehaene (1940-2014)

Belgium, 04 May - 17 May 2014

++ Cosmopublic special report on the decease of former Belgian Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene, “architect of the Belgian Federal State” and committed European politician ++ by Christophe Christiaens, Daan Fonck
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'Taxi War' in Brussels: European Commissioner criticises Ban on Uber

Belgium, 06 Apr - 19 Apr 2014

Is Brussels Uber -proof? ++ Belgian EU commissioner under tax fraud accusations ++ Election fever over night flight in Brussels by Christophe Christiaens
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Bye Bye, Ketchup – yet another Tragedy for the Belgian Industry

Belgium, 23 Feb - 08 Mar 2014

Heinz sauce production leaves Belgium – 200 jobs at stake ++ In the name of the father? Parliament passes free choice of a new born’s surname ++ General elections ahead: Who's promising what? by Christophe Christiaens
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Black Mark on Brussels: MP accused of Murder, Scandals in homeless environment

Belgium, 26 Oct - 08 Nov 2013

Member of Parliament accused of murder ++ Head of homeless organisation earns big money ++ 200 homeless evicted over night. by Christophe Christiaens
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Cyber War, Banker Lies and Afghan Refugees mark End of Silly Season

Belgium, 14 Sep - 27 Sep 2013

“Digital 9/11” – Cyber attacks on Belgian Institutions ++ Emails prove former Fortis Chairman lied to investors ++ Debate about deportation of Afghan Asylum Seeker. by Christophe Christiaens
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Belgium vs. The Netherlands: 3-0

Belgium, 03 Aug - 16 Aug 2013

Paul Krugman prefers Belgian over Dutch economic policy ++ Brussels’ stock market to highest point in five years ++ Belgium rises to the sixth place of the FIFA ranking. by Christophe Christiaens
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The Fyra Odyssey Continues

Belgium, 26 May - 08 Jun 2013

The failing Fyra now goes to the courts ++ A thorough reform of secondary education. Or not? ++ Youth against the system of local administrative fines. by Christophe Christiaens
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White-Collar vs. Blue-Collar: The Final Round?

Belgium, 07 Apr - 20 Apr 2013

Labour market agreement: end of discrimination between different forms of working? ++ Young Belgians in Syria: the tragedy of a lost son ++ Alfacam bankruptcy: hubris in the technology sector. by Christophe Christiaens
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Legal and Political Fallout from the Financial Crisis

Belgium, 15 Feb - 03 Mar 2013

Finance Minister steps down following Dexia controversy ++ ‘Robocops’ in Antwerp ++ Belgium participates in the EUTM mission in Mali. by Christophe Christiaens
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The King’s Speech

Belgium, 24 Dec - 14 Jan 2013

Royal Christmas Address causes controversy ++ Belgian savings to record high ++ Gerard Depardieu fuels the debate on Belgian tax policy. by Christophe Christiaens
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General Strike on Belgian Railways

Belgium, 16 Sep - 05 Oct 2012

General strike on Belgian railways ++ Employers disagree with government policies, while industrial decline continues ++ New commercial TV station starts broadcasting. by Christophe Christiaens
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Documentary Reveals Sexism in the Streets of Brussels

Belgium, 23 Jul - 15 Aug 2012

Public debate on the sexist behavior of young males in Brussels ++ Former extreme-right MP on N-VA list for local elections sparks controversy ++ Rainy summer is hurting music festivals financially ++ Belgian 10y interest rates at a record low. by Christophe Christiaens
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Christophe Christiaens



Christophe studied International relations, economics and European Studies at Ghent University and the College of Europe in Bruges. After doing an internship at a Brussels' thinktank , he now works for the government of the Brussels Capital Region as an EU policy advisor. In his free time he organizes political debates and volunteers for civil society organizations.


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