Development cooperation

Call for projects Global and inclusive citizenship 2023

Are you a Belgian civil society organisation and do you want to launch a project to raise awareness among young people in Brussels about global and inclusive citizenship?

At the initiative of Pascal Smet, State Secretary for Development Cooperation, Brussels International is currently launching a new call for projects.


The Brussels-Capital Region wants to contribute to the eradication of poverty around the world and is therefore joining efforts with Belgium and the international community to bring about sustainable development and a fairer world. These efforts are part of the new United Nations framework of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Brussels-Capital Region is aware of the increasingly important role of regional and local authorities in development cooperation and is keen to help achieve these objectives. The BCR is therefore launching a call for projects, for the sixth consecutive year, to raise people’s awareness about global and inclusive citizenship in the margin of its development cooperation policy.

This year’s call for projects will focus on SDG 10 “reduced inequalities”.


This call for projects pursues two objectives:

  • To make the North-South inequalities easier to understand for young people in Brussels in order to improve the lives and circumstances of populations in developing countries in particular and in the world in general;
  • To promote actions that have already been implemented and/or are currently being implemented by Brussels stakeholders for the benefit of developing countries in order to highlight the diversity of Brussels solidarity in the world.

Who is eligible?

The call for projects is open to Belgian civil society organisations (see point 2.1 of the rules for further information).

Which support?

With this call for projects, the Brussels-Capital Region wishes to provide support to a maximum number of projects in the range of €5,000 to €25,000.

How to submit your application?

Submit your application using the form and send us all the requested documents.

All application files must be submitted by e-mail, in accordance with the stipulations in the rules and on the form. Applications can be submitted from 28 February until 28 March 2023.

Useful documents

  • In French
  • In Dutch


Benoît Spapens (+ 32 (0)2 800 36 79,
Roxane Liénart (+ 32 (0)2/800 34 26,

The information session will be conducted face-to-face on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 10:30 am.
Please send an e-mail to to register.