Meetings the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany

Cross-border crisis management between Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium (Cross Border Task Force)

Minister President Laschet initiated a “Cross-Border Task Force Coronaâ€
Cross-border crisis management between North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony, the Netherlands and Belgium to synchronise activities against the Corona virus.

The task force is to improve the mutual exchange of information, synchronise activities and clarify issues of common interest for crisis management.

In addition to the lead State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia, experts from several ministries of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia are represented, as well as from the Belgian and Dutch sides, respectively the foreign ministries, embassies, the police and relevant ministries. Representatives of the state of Lower Saxony and the German embassies in the Netherlands and Belgium also participate in the task force. Until further notice, the task force will meet regularly by telephone conference and is able to exchange information within a short time in the event of acute new situations.