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    Organisation of the Flemish authorities

    The Flemish authorities consist of:

    The Flemish administration is subdivided into 12 policy areas:

    Public Governance and the Chancellery Kanselarij en Bestuur (KB)
    Finance and Budget Financiƫn en Begroting (FB)
    Flemish Foreign Affairs internationaal Vlaanderen (iV)
    Economy, Science and Innovation Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie (EWI)
    Education and Training Onderwijs en Vorming (OV)
    Welfare, Public Health and Family Welzijn, Volksgezondheid en Gezin (WVG)
    Culture, Youth, Sport and Media Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media (CJSM)
    Work and Social Economy Werk en Sociale Economie (WSE)
    Agriculture and Fisheries Landbouw en Visserij (LV)
    Environment, Nature and Energy Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie (LNE)
    Mobility and Public Works Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken (MOW)
    Spatial Planning, Housing Policy and Immovable Heritage Ruimtelijke Ordening, Woonbeleid en Onroerend Erfgoed (RWO)

    Each policy area is composed of a department and several agencies.

    • A department is responsible for the preparation and evaluation of the policy and regulations.
    • The agencies implement the policy (for instance with regard to grants, taxes, public transport, road works).

    The list of services of the Flemish authorities is only available in Dutch.