BTC is also operating in Belgium: training on global issues, employment for young development cooperation workers, promotion of fair and sustainable trade and global citizenship education in schools.
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The Trade for Development Centre
The Trade for Development Centre (TDC) promotes fair and sustainable products in Belgium. Among other things, it coordinates the annual Fair Trade Week campaign in October. The TDC informs about fair and sustainable trade market trends and also provides financial support and training in marketing and/or business management to producers of sustainable products in the South.
The Junior Programme
Through the Junior Programme young people under 31 can acquire one or two years of professional experience in international cooperation. Projects of BTC and of participating Belgian NGOs offer interesting opportunities to young professionals of various backgrounds.
The Infocycle training
The Infocycle is an eight-day training course on global issues and international solidarity. It is an important asset for whoever considers a career in development cooperation and it is a must for Junior Programme applicants.