In het kader van het programma 'Digital for Development' (D4D) bundelen ngo-federatie, Close the Gap en Agoria hun krachten en organiseren een reeks workshops in het thema "Tech for Development". Dit zijn praktische, gratis workshops die speciaal zijn ontworpen om te voldoen aan de behoeften van ngo's en non-profitorganisaties die actief zijn in ontwikkelingssamenwerking. (Programma in het Engels)

As part of the Digital for Development program (D4D), NGO Federation, Close the Gap and Agoria join forces to organize a series of "Tech for Development" workshops.  These are hands-on, free workshops specifically developed for the needs of NGOs and non-profits active in Development Cooperation. Private sector actors in the same field are also welcome.

Digital Marketing (Oct 10)

Communication/advertising/media/PR/... responsibles in NGOs and non-profits will learn about the latest opportunities and trends in digital marketing (including the latest Facebook tools and others) that are potentially applicable in their field of work. They will also get an overview of some of the key players, tools, and trainings available, including some practical info such cost, scope, requirements, timing to put such projects in place.

  • Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Location: Facebook offices (Brussels)
  • Time: 9:30 to 13:00 (including lunch)
  • Speakers: Facebook, Techsoup/Socialware, eMachina (TBC),

Interested? Register here!(before October 1)


Blockchain Opportunities (Oct 16)

In this workshop, several speakers will try to demystify the Blockchain technology.  And, by hand of very practical examples, NGO's and non-profits will learn more about the potential opportunities and applications possible in the field of development cooperation, such as tracking, transparency, and accountability not only in funding & donations, but also in governance, food & agriculture, healthcare & medicine, environment, identity, and education. The audience will get a concrete overview from different actors in the blockchain value-chain to put such projects in place

  • Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Location: Hub Brussels
  • Agenda:
    • 9:30-10: Welcome
    • 10-12: Workshop
    • 12-13: Network lunch
  • Speakers:  Hub Brussels, SettleMint, Via Don Bosco, World Food Organisation,…

Interested? ​Register here(before October 12)




Mobile Apps (Nov 28)

NGOs and non-profits will learn more about the latest opportunities and key players in mobile application development.  Examples will be shown that can better assist them in their work in the field, in Monitoring & Evaluation, fundraising, etc.  The audience will also get a concrete overview of the cost, scope, requirements, timing and key players to put such projects in place.

  • Date: Thursday November 28, 2019
  • Location: BeCentral (Google Atelier Digital)
  • Time: 13:15-16:30
  • Speakers: Flow Pilots, Google Digital Atelier, …

Interested? ​Register here!(before November 24)



donderdag 10 oktober 2019, 09:30 - 13:00

woensdag 16 oktober 2019, 09:30 - 13:00

donderdag 28 november 2019, 13:15 - 16:30


Close The Gap & Agoria