Wallonie-Brussels International (WBI) is the agency responsible for the international relations of Wallonia and Brussels. It acts as an international policy instrument for Wallonia, the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and the French Community Commission of the Brussels Capital Region.
Under agreement with 70 countries and regions, WBI supports creators and entrepreneurs from Wallonia and Brussels. WBI promotes the constituent parts of Wallonia and Brussels as entities empowered to act on the international stage and defends the values and interests of each of the parties in a spirit of cooperation and mutual support.
Action is taken in the areas of:
· cooperation and development
· human rights
· health and social affairs
· the environment
· exchanges for young people
· education and training
· higher education
· scientific research
Wallonie-Bruxelles International also acts through a network of delegations with diplomatic status in Algiers, Berlin, Bucharest, Dakar, Geneva, Hanoi, Kinshasa, The Hague, Paris, Beijing, Prague, Québec, Rabat, Santiago de Chie, Tunis, Warsaw and Brussels (Representation to the European Union).