The General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA is the diplomatic presence of Flanders, a regional government of the federal country of Belgium that enjoys full treaty making powers. The General Delegation is based in New York City, where, as a part of the Consulate General of Belgium, it represents and defends all the interests of the Government of Flanders in the USA. The General Delegation is the first point of contact in the USA for all issues related to the Government of Flanders and its competences.
In addition to supporting and facilitating official contacts between the Government of Flanders and the different levels of government in the USA, the General Delegation is also particularly active in the fields of academic, cultural, and public diplomacy, as well as community outreach, the promotion of Flemish policy expertise, and increasing Flanders’ name recognition. Together with Flanders Investment & Trade and VISITFLANDERS, the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders is your source of information on Flemish diplomatic, academic, scientific, cultural, economic, and touristic activities and exchanges in the United States.
Since 2009, the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA is located at Flanders House in The New York Times Building in Manhattan.
We can easily be reached by public transport: our offices are located right across from Port Authority (buses from New York & New Jersey) and we are also accessible via subway station Port Authority - 42nd Street - Times Square (lines N, R, Q, W, A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, S).