Alex Mejia, Manager of UNITAR’s Decentralized Cooperation Programme (DCP)
“Antwerp-ITCCO has the ambition to become one of the benchmarks in action learning in Europe: high-level, innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-actor and practical learning and training methods to create awareness and to support the implementation of the development goals of the United Nations. ITCCO aims to build capacity in the field of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, accountability and transparency. The United Nations salutes the efforts of the leaders of Antwerp and all other stakeholders involved to bring to fruition this remarkable vision.”

Cifal newsletter June 2014



The CIFAL Global Network is UNITAR’s network of International Training Centres, dedicated to provide innovative training to strengthen the capacities of government officials and leaders to advance sustainable development. The CIFAL centers are jointly managed with 10 partner institutions and deliver some 70 training activities every year.  Read the latest version of their newsletter.

First Antwerp Sustainability Platform

On April 29th, around 100 sustainability pioneers from Antwerp came together for the first Antwerp Sustainability Platform. Antwerp-ITCCO and Stadslab2050 brought together intrapreneurs within companies, business community, governments, trade unions, non governmental organizations, academia and knowledge centres, to exchange knowledge in the field of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, business ethics and transparency.


ITCCO talks on Sustainable Entrepreneurship

On March 20th, Peter Wollaert – General Manager of Antwerp-ITCCO – was interviewed on sustainable entrepreneurship at ATV – Antwerp Regional Television.  During the interview, he focussed on the best practices in the Antwerp Region and on the upcoming initiatives of Antwerp-ITCCO.  The interview is currently only available in Dutch.