Visit JCI at FIDO – Federal Institute for Sustainable Development


Dear friends,

On May 8 I was invited at FIDO, the Federal Institute for Sustainable Development. After a short email via I was invited to come and present JCI.

JCI Belgium en FIDO

FIDO is the administration of the Federal Minister for Sustainable Development Marie Christine Marghem. They were also, together with our partner The Shift, initiators of the SDG Voices.

I was given the opportunity to introduce our association, and go deeper about: Tomorrow Ghent (NC2017), the Global Goal Awards, and the World Cleanup Day.

The FIDO ensures the preparation of federal policy on sustainable development and coordinates policy implementation. They are also the federal center for sustainable development expertise and share their knowledge with other government agencies and non-governmental organizations. So FIDO conducts research on international megatrends for sustainable development and is implementing the policy. In addition FIDO can support the operation of your chapter as follows:

  1. All projects related to one or more SDGs can be transmitted by the local chapters themselves via Which is interesting, because a newsletter is sent periodically with future initiatives.
  1. FIDO provides expertise on sustainable events. A tool that we can use for our own projects is available via:
  1. Finally, FIDO has produced a beautiful brochure on SDGs. NL and FR are available for free in digital and printed versions. Applications can be made here
SDG Brochures FIDO


We agreed to provide a printed version for participants at JCI workshops or brainstorming sessions around the SDGs. A session can be requested via Valérie.

To the next SDG update!

Valérie de Groote – SDG Ambassador

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