The country pages are currently in the process of being modified. The full update will be completed by June 2024.

This page includes links to the European Audiovisual Observatory’s databases and to reports in which Belgium is prominently featured, as well as links to national public authorities and other organisations relevant to the audiovisual sector. Indicative translations of the names of linked organisations are given for reference.

Resources from the Observatory databases

Legal resources

AVMSDatabase: Rules transposing the Audiovisual Media Services Directive in Belgium

European works table: Rules regarding European works in Belgium

Table on rules for the public service media: Rules regarding the public service media in Belgium

Merlin database: Newsletter articles featuring Belgium

Market resources

MAVISE database: MAVISE data for Belgium


Legal publications featuring Belgium

Newsletter: links to the last 5 articles featuring Belgium

All newsletter articles featuring Belgium are available in the IRIS MERLIN database.

Reports: links to the last reports featuring Belgium

The reports above are reports in which Belgium (or one of its communities) was featured as a national country case. Belgium may also be featured in other reports where it is not the focus of a specific section or chapter of the report.

Mappings: links to all national summaries on Belgium

Please note that the files above are only the national summaries for Belgium. The full mapping reports can be accessed here.

This page includes links to national public authorities and other organisations where useful information and resources relevant to the audiovisual sector can be found. Indicative translations of the names of linked organisations are given for reference.

Main Public Institutions and Bodies

Regions and Communities

Flanders (Regional and Flemish Community Institutions)
Walloon Region
Brussels-Capital Region
French-speaking Community
German-speaking Community

Official Publishing and Statistical Organisations


Regulatory Authorities for Audiovisual and Communication Sectors

Regional Authorities 

Flemish Community
French-speaking Community 
German-speaking Community

Competition Authority 

Data Protection Authority

Self and Co-regulatory Bodies

Copyright and Intellectual Property Offices

Copyright Collecting Societies

Film Institutions

French-speaking Community 
Flemish Community


Disclaimer: Please note that the list contains links to external websites where information is created by other organisations. The European Audiovisual Observatory takes no responsibility for the content and accuracy of information provided by linked sites and inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by our organisation.