EGMONT – The Royal Institute for International Relations is an independent think-tank based in Brussels. Drawing on the expertise of its own research fellows, as well as that of external specialists, both Belgian and foreign, it provides analysis and policy options that are meant to be as operational as possible.

IRELAC has been associated with Egmont since 2014, with which it is co-organizing researches and seminars related to the academic and scientific cooperation with the CELAC region, and in particular ensures the follow-up of the bi-regional Academic Summit held in Brussels and in Egmont in June 2015 with an informal Think-tank on Innovation and Science Diplomacy with Egmont and the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office as well as on Social and Solidary Economy with the Belgian association “Pour la Solidarité”.



ICHEC is a “Haute Ecole”in economy and management.

ICHEC enables its students to develop their talents and educates them to become responsible as well as open-minded managers.

In order to accomplish this mission, ICHEC adopts a rigorous approach to its academic programs, informed by research, with an emphasis on business practice. Their graduates gain the knowledge, skills and competences which are necessary to embark on a lifelong learning process.

The ICHEC spirit is founded on the values of respect, solidarity and integrity