Brussels is home to 187.427 people of which 37,7% are foreign residents. The Capital of Belgium is lucky to represent the diversity of their citizens with 179 different national backgrounds. Brussels is through their Brussels Council of Cultural Diversity (CBDC) Active Supporter of Equal Opportunity Practices. CBDS offers social guidance and counselling, to support their Citizens with personalised support for administrative procedures and even more. The City of Brussels organizes various campaigns and events on international solidarity. Each year, there's also a call for projects.The 2017 edition highlighted the topic of migration.