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Digital economy

Cybersecurity: a reliable ecosystem in Luxembourg

The third edition of Cybersecurity Week brings together key players in Luxembourg's ecosystem to follow through with the sector's very positive development

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.

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Housing

National Housing Week: discover innovations and aid

All the players in the Luxembourg real estate and housing sector are present from 12th to 20th October at Luxexpo The Box

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.

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Literature

The Grand Duchy on its way to Frankfurt

The 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair is to be held from 16 to 20 October. The Grand Duchy will be there too, with a stand flying the banner of the 'Reading Luxembourg' programme.

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.

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Nature

Protected areas: Luxembourg makes the commitment to preserve nature

With its new harmonised signposting, the Grand Duchy wants to draw people's attention to protected areas.

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.

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Energy

Luxembourg goes full speed ahead with solar energy

In 2018, 74% of households' consumption was covered by the production of renewable energy. But the government is now calling for an extension of photovoltaics and is launching a call for tender.

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.

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Senior citizens

Senior citizens in Luxembourg are highly connected to the Internet

On 1st January 2019, the 121,759 people over 60 years of age represented 19.8% of the total population.

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.

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Economy

The Luxembourg Space Agency is in orbit

The Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) is celebrating its first anniversary. The LSA's website has had a makeover to mark the occasion.

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.

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Culture

Mind the Brain - a brainy exhibition in the city centre

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg is marking its tenth anniversary with an exhibition entitled 'Mind the Brain'.

From 15 September to 6 October, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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Politics

Open day at the institutions

28 September will also be a day for marking the centenary of universal suffrage and the double referendum

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.

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Quality of life

Luxembourg is one of the most coveted countries for expats

According to the Expat Insider survey, the Grand Duchy ranks 12th on the list of countries expats appreciate.

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.

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  • Updated 16-10-2019