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An encouraging start to the year
On 28 February 2021, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, presented the situation of public finances to the deputies of the Finance and Budget Committee and the Committee for the Control of Budget Execution of the Chamber of Deputies.
read more...
Public safety in the capital city
"The first role of the state and the municipalities is to guarantee the safety and security of their citizens. There is a huge lack of security at the railway station, in its neighbourhood and in Bonnevoie, but this is not a new phenomenon", said the mayor of the City of Luxembourg, Lydie Polfer, in the Chamber of Deputies during a news hour on public security.
read more...
Promoting Luxembourg's creative industries
In 2015, Luxembourg's creative industries created a value-added of around 400 million euros and employed more than 7,000 people. In an extended question to the Minister of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, our MP André Bauler addressed the evolution of the sector and its future prospects.
read more...
The DP suggests Marc Meyers for the vacant post in the State Council
The 'Comité directeur' of the Democratic Party decided unanimously in its meeting on March 17th to propose Mr Marc Meyers to the government for the vacant post in the Council of State.
read more...
Giving the youth perspectives during the pandemic
Especially now, during the pandemic, young people need perspectives to deal with the psychological strain. In an extended question, DP MP Claude Lamberty wanted to know from the Minister of Education what the effects of the crisis are on the mental health of young people, and what is being done about youth violence prevention.
read more...
We’re not leaving the people in the ‘Gare’ area and in Bonnevoie out in the rain
In his ‘Tribune libre‘, alderman Patrick Goldschmidt talks about the fight against the felt lack of safety in the ‘Gare’ and Bonnevoie areas.
read more...
A digital strategy in the service of the citizens
The DP wants to use the opportunities digitalisation offers for the whole of society, from the economy and education, to the civil service. What's most important though in all projects: people should be at the center of attention.
read more...
Green and sustainable finance
A sustainable finance policy is important in the fight against climate change. Therefore, our strategy in this area is clear: Luxembourg is gearing its financial sector to meet the obligations arising from the Paris Agreements while taking advantage of the opportunities that green and sustainable finance opens up for the diversification of our financial centre.
read more...
Strong reserves accumulated before the crisis
Thanks to the prudent budgetary policy of recent years, Luxembourg was in a good financial position when the crisis hit.
read more...
Our language
The Luxembourgish language is at the core of our identity and the guarantor of a successful integration. This is why the government wants to further promote our language and also promote scientific research.
read more...
2020/2021 - A school year marked by digitalisation
In order to cope with digital change and the demands of the labour market, our children and teenagers must learn how to use the latest technologies.
read more...
Education in times of the Covid-19 pandemic
The pandemic presented the school with major challenges. While some countries heavily relied on home schooling during the crisis, Luxembourg preferred a more balanced approach.
read more...
#Vakanzdoheem
During the last year, many people have spent their holidays at home during the corona pandemic.
read more...
LetzShop - a success story
In order to meet the needs of consumers and at the same time to support local trade, the Letzshop.lu platform was launched.
read more...
Helping the middle class through the crisis
The government is helping businesses to get through this difficult time. With help that has been regularly adapted and extended to adapt to the situation.
read more...
Digital Academy - New technologies and lifelong learning in the civil service
New technologies play an increasingly important role in the public service. This goes from a digital administration that enables an improved service to the citizens, to internal workflows, which become quicker and more efficient through digitalisation.
read more...
Decentralization and Home Office: Shorter paths, more time for oneself and one's family
Bringing working and living closer together to achieve a better quality of life is one of the DP's main priorities.
read more...
Digitalization of the civil service
Better service to citizens, more efficient internal workflow, simplified procedures for businesses: the digitalization offers great potential to make the state and the civil service even more efficient.
read more...
"Integration is not a one-way road"
"Living together concerns us all. Together we are strong to plan an even stronger Luxembourg," said Corinne Cahen, Minister of Family Affairs and Integration, during the parliamentary debate on integration policy in Luxembourg.
read more...
The new law on financial aids for professional journalism
In order to keep pace with the development of the media landscape, and to further promote quality journalism in the future, a reform of the press assistance is currently being worked on.
read more...
Helping the most vulnerable
The Corona pandemic with its more or less severe lockdowns has slowed down our economy and made it difficult to restart its activities. The government has therefore adopted a series of financial aids and measures to counteract the economic uncertainty and secure jobs.
read more...
Making mental health a political priority
The pandemic is affecting many people mentally. It's about time to talk more about mental health.
read more...
More political commitment for health professionals
Since the beginning of the pandemic, our health and our health care system have once again moved to the forefront of interest: healthcare professionals in particular. For this reason, the subject was discussed in Parliament in an interpellation.
read more...
Pim Knaff is the new president of the GECT
The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation between France and Luxembourg is an initiative of the European Parliament to strengthen cooperation in the border regions.
read more...
Report about the public funding of hospital Investments
The COVID crisis has shown how important a well-functioning health system — including hospitals – is.
read more...
Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
read more...
The interests of working people should be at the centre of attention
The DP is convinced that every employee knows how to work best. Both employees and employers want more flexibility - for a better work-life balance or to be able to better adapt work to the economic environment.
read more...
The vaccine is here!
Vaccinations are the best way to get back to normal. They help us protect our health care system and regain our freedoms.
read more...
More support for municipalities
The Federation of Liberal Community Representatives FCCD is also working on coherent and innovative solutions to the important municipal dossiers during the Covid crisis, according to its President Martine Dieschburg-Nickels.
read more...
The merger of Groussbus and Wahl: Together we are stronger, together everything is easier
Before the summer, the inhabitants of Grosbous and Wahl will decide on the merger of the two municipalities. For the mayor of Grosbous, Paul Engel, a merger allows many things that would not be possible on their own.
read more...
Adapting the constitution to the realities of the 21st century
Together with MP Simone Beissel we talk about the Luxembourgish constitution: its history, its importance for our society and the work that is currently being done to adapt the text to the realities of a 21st century.
read more...
Charel Goerens: “I’d have preferred the British had stayed in the EU”
For Charles Goerens, the deal between the EU and Great Britain concluded in December is better than no deal at all. However, the liberal MEP would have preferred the Brits to remain in the EU.
read more...
Focusing on professional journalists
A new media law will soon be passed in the Chamber of Deputies. On this occasion, we had a conversation with Guy Arendt, the chairman of the parliamentary commission in charge of the issue.
read more...
Two new DP aldermend
Josy Popov and Marc Schramer talk about their political motivation and priorities.
read more...
Gusty Graas: The Benelux Parliament is an important instrument in the EU
The liberal MP Gusty Graas has been President of the Benelux Parliament for the last two years. The Parliament submits reports and recommendations to the governments of Brussels, The Hague and Luxembourg on issues affecting the three partner countries.
read more...
Vacations at home: On the way to the north with Anne Daems
What was launched last year by the Minister of Tourism Lex Delles as a campaign to strengthen the attractiveness of the Grand Duchy as a holiday destination, was a year later more relevant than ever. Out of necessity, we suddenly rediscovered our country. To advertise our beautiful north, the local DP sections and I, using the hashtag #vakanzdoheem, drove from Vianden, across the Nordstad, through...
read more...
Triple A - An essential advantage for our financial center
Luxembourg is one of the few countries in the world to enjoy the highest possible Triple A rating. The triple A is awarded by independent rating agencies and relates to a country's creditworthiness. The rating guarantees the good reputation of the Luxembourg financial center.
read more...
Mathis Ast - New mayor of Wormeldange
On 4th of November, Mathis Ast, aged 36, was sworn in as the new mayor of the municipality of Wormeldange. Below, you can find out more about his political priorities.
read more...
To always keep control; also in stormy weathers!
Over the past few months, the DP have more than lived up to their reputation as a responsible party. Our members of parliament have taken the right decisions for the well-being of our country. Every single one has proven in their department that in times of a crisis they can be counted on. The crisis manager Luxembourg is well looked after under the lead of prime minister Xavier Bettel. “If the...
read more...
This crisis makes us explore innovative ways
What is the world after Corona going to be like? What is the pandemic's impact on the EU? Some thoughts by Charel Goerens.
read more...
An encouraging start to the year
On 28 February 2021, the Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, presented the situation of public finances to the deputies of the Finance and Budget Committee and the Committee for the Control of Budget Execution of the Chamber of Deputies.
read more...
Public safety in the capital city
"The first role of the state and the municipalities is to guarantee the safety and security of their citizens. There is a huge lack of security at the railway station, in its neighbourhood and in Bonnevoie, but this is not a new phenomenon", said the mayor of the City of Luxembourg, Lydie Polfer, in the Chamber of Deputies during a news hour on public security.
read more...
Promoting Luxembourg's creative industries
In 2015, Luxembourg's creative industries created a value-added of around 400 million euros and employed more than 7,000 people. In an extended question to the Minister of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, our MP André Bauler addressed the evolution of the sector and its future prospects.
read more...
The DP suggests Marc Meyers for the vacant post in the State Council
The 'Comité directeur' of the Democratic Party decided unanimously in its meeting on March 17th to propose Mr Marc Meyers to the government for the vacant post in the Council of State.
read more...
Giving the youth perspectives during the pandemic
Especially now, during the pandemic, young people need perspectives to deal with the psychological strain. In an extended question, DP MP Claude Lamberty wanted to know from the Minister of Education what the effects of the crisis are on the mental health of young people, and what is being done about youth violence prevention.
read more...
We’re not leaving the people in the ‘Gare’ area and in Bonnevoie out in the rain
In his ‘Tribune libre‘, alderman Patrick Goldschmidt talks about the fight against the felt lack of safety in the ‘Gare’ and Bonnevoie areas.
read more...
A digital strategy in the service of the citizens
The DP wants to use the opportunities digitalisation offers for the whole of society, from the economy and education, to the civil service. What's most important though in all projects: people should be at the center of attention.
read more...
Green and sustainable finance
A sustainable finance policy is important in the fight against climate change. Therefore, our strategy in this area is clear: Luxembourg is gearing its financial sector to meet the obligations arising from the Paris Agreements while taking advantage of the opportunities that green and sustainable finance opens up for the diversification of our financial centre.
read more...
Strong reserves accumulated before the crisis
Thanks to the prudent budgetary policy of recent years, Luxembourg was in a good financial position when the crisis hit.
read more...
Our language
The Luxembourgish language is at the core of our identity and the guarantor of a successful integration. This is why the government wants to further promote our language and also promote scientific research.
read more...
2020/2021 - A school year marked by digitalisation
In order to cope with digital change and the demands of the labour market, our children and teenagers must learn how to use the latest technologies.
read more...
Education in times of the Covid-19 pandemic
The pandemic presented the school with major challenges. While some countries heavily relied on home schooling during the crisis, Luxembourg preferred a more balanced approach.
read more...
#Vakanzdoheem
During the last year, many people have spent their holidays at home during the corona pandemic.
read more...
LetzShop - a success story
In order to meet the needs of consumers and at the same time to support local trade, the Letzshop.lu platform was launched.
read more...
Helping the middle class through the crisis
The government is helping businesses to get through this difficult time. With help that has been regularly adapted and extended to adapt to the situation.
read more...
Digital Academy - New technologies and lifelong learning in the civil service
New technologies play an increasingly important role in the public service. This goes from a digital administration that enables an improved service to the citizens, to internal workflows, which become quicker and more efficient through digitalisation.
read more...
Decentralization and Home Office: Shorter paths, more time for oneself and one's family
Bringing working and living closer together to achieve a better quality of life is one of the DP's main priorities.
read more...
Digitalization of the civil service
Better service to citizens, more efficient internal workflow, simplified procedures for businesses: the digitalization offers great potential to make the state and the civil service even more efficient.
read more...
"Integration is not a one-way road"
"Living together concerns us all. Together we are strong to plan an even stronger Luxembourg," said Corinne Cahen, Minister of Family Affairs and Integration, during the parliamentary debate on integration policy in Luxembourg.
read more...
The new law on financial aids for professional journalism
In order to keep pace with the development of the media landscape, and to further promote quality journalism in the future, a reform of the press assistance is currently being worked on.
read more...
Helping the most vulnerable
The Corona pandemic with its more or less severe lockdowns has slowed down our economy and made it difficult to restart its activities. The government has therefore adopted a series of financial aids and measures to counteract the economic uncertainty and secure jobs.
read more...
Making mental health a political priority
The pandemic is affecting many people mentally. It's about time to talk more about mental health.
read more...
More political commitment for health professionals
Since the beginning of the pandemic, our health and our health care system have once again moved to the forefront of interest: healthcare professionals in particular. For this reason, the subject was discussed in Parliament in an interpellation.
read more...
Pim Knaff is the new president of the GECT
The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation between France and Luxembourg is an initiative of the European Parliament to strengthen cooperation in the border regions.
read more...
Report about the public funding of hospital Investments
The COVID crisis has shown how important a well-functioning health system — including hospitals – is.
read more...
Climate protection debate: Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
What is the role of technologies that filter carbon dioxide from the air in the context of climate protection? The Chamber of Deputies addressed this question in a debate.
read more...
The interests of working people should be at the centre of attention
The DP is convinced that every employee knows how to work best. Both employees and employers want more flexibility - for a better work-life balance or to be able to better adapt work to the economic environment.
read more...
The vaccine is here!
Vaccinations are the best way to get back to normal. They help us protect our health care system and regain our freedoms.
read more...
More support for municipalities
The Federation of Liberal Community Representatives FCCD is also working on coherent and innovative solutions to the important municipal dossiers during the Covid crisis, according to its President Martine Dieschburg-Nickels.
read more...
The merger of Groussbus and Wahl: Together we are stronger, together everything is easier
Before the summer, the inhabitants of Grosbous and Wahl will decide on the merger of the two municipalities. For the mayor of Grosbous, Paul Engel, a merger allows many things that would not be possible on their own.
read more...
Adapting the constitution to the realities of the 21st century
Together with MP Simone Beissel we talk about the Luxembourgish constitution: its history, its importance for our society and the work that is currently being done to adapt the text to the realities of a 21st century.
read more...
Charel Goerens: “I’d have preferred the British had stayed in the EU”
For Charles Goerens, the deal between the EU and Great Britain concluded in December is better than no deal at all. However, the liberal MEP would have preferred the Brits to remain in the EU.
read more...
Focusing on professional journalists
A new media law will soon be passed in the Chamber of Deputies. On this occasion, we had a conversation with Guy Arendt, the chairman of the parliamentary commission in charge of the issue.
read more...
Two new DP aldermend
Josy Popov and Marc Schramer talk about their political motivation and priorities.
read more...
Gusty Graas: The Benelux Parliament is an important instrument in the EU
The liberal MP Gusty Graas has been President of the Benelux Parliament for the last two years. The Parliament submits reports and recommendations to the governments of Brussels, The Hague and Luxembourg on issues affecting the three partner countries.
read more...
Vacations at home: On the way to the north with Anne Daems
What was launched last year by the Minister of Tourism Lex Delles as a campaign to strengthen the attractiveness of the Grand Duchy as a holiday destination, was a year later more relevant than ever. Out of necessity, we suddenly rediscovered our country. To advertise our beautiful north, the local DP sections and I, using the hashtag #vakanzdoheem, drove from Vianden, across the Nordstad, through...
read more...
Triple A - An essential advantage for our financial center
Luxembourg is one of the few countries in the world to enjoy the highest possible Triple A rating. The triple A is awarded by independent rating agencies and relates to a country's creditworthiness. The rating guarantees the good reputation of the Luxembourg financial center.
read more...
Mathis Ast - New mayor of Wormeldange
On 4th of November, Mathis Ast, aged 36, was sworn in as the new mayor of the municipality of Wormeldange. Below, you can find out more about his political priorities.
read more...
To always keep control; also in stormy weathers!
Over the past few months, the DP have more than lived up to their reputation as a responsible party. Our members of parliament have taken the right decisions for the well-being of our country. Every single one has proven in their department that in times of a crisis they can be counted on. The crisis manager Luxembourg is well looked after under the lead of prime minister Xavier Bettel. “If the...
read more...
This crisis makes us explore innovative ways
What is the world after Corona going to be like? What is the pandemic's impact on the EU? Some thoughts by Charel Goerens.
read more...
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