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Cybersecurity Week will take place from 15th to 25th October in Luxembourg. It has been organised in the context of the European Cybersecurity Month and national key players offer various activities on different topics, such as legal implications, new tools for risk assessment and the sharing of good practices. The purpose is to maximise existing synergies in the Grand Duchy to contribute to the development of new initiatives in the field and boost opportunities in order to attract start-ups, talented people and investors. With the ecosystem's positive development over the past five years, Luxembourg has positioned itself as a key European player in the field of cybersecurity.
Are you looking for a complete overview of Luxembourg's housing market? Then don't miss the biggest housing event of the year: the National Housing Week, which is takes place alongside the Home & Living Expo, takes place from 12 till 20 October at Luxexpo The Box. It's the perfect opportunity to discover the sector's innovations, including sustainable housing, but also to get information about state aid which you might benefit from.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is a must-attend event for the world's professionals in the book and publishing sector. The 2019 edition, to be held from 16 to 20 October, will be welcoming Norway as its guest of honour. The Grand Duchy will be there too, under the banner of the Reading Luxembourg programme.
Au Luxembourg, l’administration publique n’épargne aucun effort pour préserver la nature, son patrimoine forestier et la biodiversité. Selon les derniers chiffres, 85% du territoire du Grand-Duché sont des surfaces agricoles et sylvicoles. 8.116 hectares, soit 3% de la superficie totale, sont des zones protégées qui bénéficient d’une protection juridique spéciale.
In order to prevent climate change, Luxembourg has set the objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 55% before 2030. The Grand Duchy is thus one of the most ambitious countries in the EU, along with Sweden, regarding the commitment taken by the EU Member States as part of the Paris Agreement.
Medical progress and higher life expectancy mean that senior citizens represent an increasing share of the population. On 1st January 2019, the 121,759 people over 60 years of age represented 19.8% of the total population.
This year, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) is celebrating its first anniversary. It has managed to avoid the usual teething problems and is now well and truly on track – there's a party feel in the air! And quite rightly so. The LSA has achieved excellent results.
This year, democracy in the Grand Duchy is celebrating a double democratic centenary: in May 1919, the Grand Duchy introduced universal suffrage and just four months later, on 28 September, the entire adult population of the Grand Duchy was called on to exercise its new political rights in a double referendum.
The Grand Duchy is one of the preferred destinations for expats. That transpires from the sixth edition of the Expat Insider survey produced by the InterNations network of expats. The report is based on an opinion poll carried out among about 20,000 expats from 182 countries worldwide.