This summer, many locals will not go away abroad. Due to lack of resources, leave, plan. The regional government therefore intends to transform the capital city into a pleasant place of holiday. Each minister is invited to contribute to the effort, in the framework of its competences.

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Elke Van den Brandt (Groen) and Alain Maron (Ecolo) have decided to focus on local creativity, they stimulate and encourage. In concrete terms, the ministers of Mobility and the Environment have each released 200,000 euros to finance small-scale projects contributing to the summer activities on the public space. “The government must offer an alternative to those who remain. We can not organise large events, but we can think of lots of small initiatives, that enable, to stroll, to meet, to eat an ice cream “, argues Elke Van den Brandt. All ideas are welcome, provided that they are an association or a commune, meet the goal, do not require more than 15.000 euros to be implemented, and last for two months.