Palaeontologica Belgica is an organisation promoting Belgian paleontological research. Every year a special honorary membership is awarded to a paleontologists who's career and work on Belgian paleontology has gained exceptional (inter)national attention. The honorary and life-long membership is described in the AoA (Articles of association) and therefore bound to certain rules. The membership is granted annually during the Palaeontologica Belgica Award Ceremony', where a speech and/or a presentation is given by the honorary member.
As a result of the COVID-19 measures taken by the Belgian governements, the honorary members of 2020 and 2021 will recieve their award during the Louis De Pauw ceremony in the Fall of 2021.