6.1%

forcast annual inflation rate for 2022

+9 points

for business Confidence in Luxembourg

1.6%

for financial services prices at the end of March 2022

8th rank
in the European Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) for Luxembourg

All the news that’s fit to browse - April 2022

Politics

Georges Engel (Ministry of Labour): Supporting the Changing Work World

For Georges Engel, Minister of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy, “It remains essential to offer each employee the possibility of developing their skills and adapting to the new realities of the professional world.” Interview.   Can you describe your background in a few words? I did initial training as a social hygiene …

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Corinne Cahen, Minister of Family and Integration: Key Strategies in the Face of New Societal Challenges

 “From 2020, the Ministry of Family, Integration and the Greater Region wanted to promote living together,” explains Corinne Cahen, Minister of Family and Integration. She details the key decisions taken recently. Interview.  What has been the impact of the recent crisis on families? From the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, we prioritized families, children, the …

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Jean-Marie Kriens: Repères Historiques   

Hormis la période qui s’étend de 1795 – avec la prise de Luxembourg par les troupes françaises du général Jourdan – jusqu’à l’acte final du Congrès de Vienne en 1815, l’espace luxembourgeois a toujours été identifiée comme une entité territoriale distincte. 963 C’est de l’effondrement de la puissance carolingienne que sont nées les grandes « principautés » dans nos régions : le Hainaut à partir …

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Sam Tanson (Ministry of Culture): Developing and Professionalizing the Luxembourg Cultural Sector

“Luxembourg, despite its small size, has an abundant and rich cultural scene”, says Sam Tanson, Minister of Culture. According to her, the sector has two challenges that the ministry supports: Its professionalization and its development on the international scene. Explanations.  Political itinerary After studying law and political science, Sam Tanson’s career began at RTL Radio …

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Jean Asselborn (The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg): At the heart of Europe

Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, shares his views on the evolution of the European integration process and on the need for the Grand-Duchy to find like-minded partners. Interview With your experience, how do you evaluate the evolution of relations between European countries? If you are referring to the relations between Member States of …

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Prince Guillaume : le Grand-Duc Héritier

Passionné de sports nautiques, mélomane, pianiste et guitariste, le Prince Guillaume s’est intéressé à plusieurs activités tout en assurant son rôle de Grand-Duc héritier. Un intérêt tourné vers la politique et l’économie. Après un baccalauréat français en 2001 au collège Alpin Beausoleil en Suisse, le Prince Guillaume suit une formation d’officier à l’Académie Royale Militaire …

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Famille Grand-Ducale A tout seigneur, tout honneur 

Luxembourg Official vous présente le couple grand-ducal. Le couple Grand-Ducal  La rencontre entre le Grand-Duc Henri et la Grande-Duchesse Maria Teresa eut lieu en Suisse, pendant leurs études respectives en Sciences Politiques. Née à Cuba dans une famille d’origine espagnole, Maria Teresa de Mestre émigre avec sa famille à New York lorsqu’elle a 3 ans. …

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Claude Turmes (Minister for Energy, Minister of Spatial Planning): Transition without concessions

For Claude Turmes, Minister of Spatial Planning, the economy of tomorrow must be ecological and responsible in the broadest terms. His vision is to bring the financial sector, manufacturers and promoters together to work in this direction. The goal is to initiate social and environmental change based on alternative lifestyles. What challenges and opportunities do …

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Yang Xiaorong (Ambassador of China): Exemplary collaboration between countries of such different sizes 

Yang Xiaorong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, told us about the objectives of her mandate, and the opportunities of Sino-Luxembourg and Sino-European relations.  What objectives have you set for your mission to Luxembourg?  ​As Chinese ambassador to Luxembourg, I have the mission to promote …

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