Belgium – country profile

11.0 million

22 MEPs (2014: 21)   EPP (5)   S&D (5)   ALDE (5)   G/EFA (4)   ECR (1)   EFD (1)   NI (1)

Go to the list of candidates for the 2014 electionMore details on current MEPs (EP website)

Karel De Gucht – Commissioner for Trade ALDE
2010-: Commissioner for Trade
2009-2010: Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid
2004-2009: Belgian Foreign Minister

See our assessment of Karel de Gucht’s commitments and achievementsWebsite

Karel De Gucht

Elio Di Rupo – Prime Minister PES
Socialist Party (PS) PES + Socialist Party – Another Way (sp.a) PES + Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) EPP + Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH) EPP + Reformist Movement (MR) ALDE + Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open VLD) ALDE
12 votes
Next federal parliamentary elections scheduled for 25 May 2014
Elio Di Rupo

Burson-Marsteller Brussels
Square de Meeus 37, 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 743 6611
David Earnshaw – Chief Executive Officer

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