This micro degree in Dutch, a collaboration between the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Ghent (HOGENT) and CIFAL Flanders, prepares you to become a sustainability coach. With this specialisation track, you will acquire a thorough knowledge of working with the SDGs and of the tools needed to strengthen the sustainability process in an organisation.

SDG Summer Academy: Raising the Bar for ESG Leadership

Our first SDG Summer Academy took place at Irish College in Leuven on 24 August 2023. We had the privilege to welcome 80+ multistakeholder participants and 20+ prominent and influential speakers. The day was filled with an interesting keynote on system change, 4 panel debates, and 6 interactive workshops.

PCA2030 Trajectory: become SDG-Proof!

A tailor-made training trajectory to become SDG-proof with increasing levels of ambitions from Pioneer, through Champion to Ambassador. Rewarded by a UNITAR certificate of completion.

10 years cifal flanders

In 2023, CIFAL Flanders celebrates its 10 year anniversary. To mark this special occasion, this year is filled with exciting events and projects.

FIRST SDG CONGRESS: Agenda 2030 in the election campaign 2024

On the 21st of March 2023, CIFAL Flanders organised the 'SDGs in the election campaign 2024' congress. We brought together more than 130 guests to listen to the vision on the SDGs of the Flemish political parties and 8 different umbrella and network organisations.

working visit rwanda 2023

The working visit to Rwanda in March 2023 consisted of the certification ceremony of Ruti Group, a social enterprise that became SDG pioneer, the first international conference on Reshaping education for sustainable development and a meeting with CIFAL Kigali.

Get to know the SDGs

Our core expertise is the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. If the Goals are going to work, everyone needs to know about them.

Become partner of CIFAL Flanders

CIFAL Flanders can only operate thanks to the support of our partners. Together with our partner organisations, we have established an SDG Learning Network and we are pleased to welcome new partners everyday. 

Book a lecture or workshop

Do you want to strengthen sustainability in your organisation based on the SDGs, but don't know where to start? At CIFAL Flanders we offer trainings on implementing the SDGs and help your organisation achieve its ambitions towards a sustainable future.

How to become SDG-Proof?

CIFAL Flanders identified the demand for long-term capacity building trajectories to align the sustainability policies of organisations with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development framework. Want to learn more about the UNITAR | CIFAL Flanders' SDG Training Trajectory?

download our Free Start-to-SDG Guide (in Dutch)

Download our ‘Start-to-SDG Guide’ in Dutch with 85 FAQs on the SDGs and how to get started with the SDGs in your organisation.

discover the cifal global network of unitar

CIFAL Flanders is part of the CIFAL Global Network of UNITAR. Each CIFAL center provides innovative training and serves as a hub for the exchange of knowledge amongst government officials, the private sector, and civil society.

Let's co-create on the SDGs

As a recognised centre of expertise, we have a lot of experience in guiding and leading SDG projects such as reports, books, articles, booklets, games, charters, etc.

Training and events agenda

Looking for all the important dates on past and future activities organised by CIFAL Flanders?

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Stay informed about our activities and the latest news on the SDG's, and subscribe to our newsletter.

SDG communication material and Merchandise

Looking for ways to communicate on Agenda 2030 and the 17 Sustainable Development goals? 

apply to Become our new trainee

Are you passionate about sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and the SDGs and the workings of the UN? Do you want to translate this passion into the creation of trainings and projects or communication strategies?
Then you are what we are looking for!

UNITAR Certification

When a partner has successfully completed a phase of our SDG Training Trajectory, we award them a UNITAR Training Certificate. CIFAL Flanders is the only organisation in Northwestern Europe mandated to issue these certificates.