The Switzerland-Morocco Foundation for Sustainable Development
(SMFD) has been recognised since its creation in 2004 as
a non-profit public service provider by the Finance Department
of the Canton of Geneva. The SMFD is a non-profit and a
Non Governmental Organization (NGO) that has its headquarters
in Geneva, an international city famous for its various
International Organizations. It is a privileged entity between
Switzerland and Morocco. The Board of Foundation of the
SMFD is composed of several nationalities- Swiss, French,
Spanish and Moroccan - coming from economic, political and
The Foundation is actively involved in reinforcing the
existing link between Switzerland and Morocco and in supporting
the realization of sustainable projects that have been selected.
It pursues several goals, either on its own, or thanks to
collaboration with its partners.
The Government of His Majesty King Mohamed VI is a valuable ally.
The SMFD wishes to interact with it in order to optimise initiatives
launched or supported in Morocco.
The SMFD is active, in particular, in the following fields of
- Rights of the Child and Human Rights
- Education & Instruction
- Social & Health
- Social Economy
- Scientific Research & Technological Innovation
Every single project is based on an ethical ideology and respects
CONSULTATIVE SPECIAL STATUS
New York - 19th July 2010. The Switzerland-Morocco Foundation
for Sustainable Development (SMFD) was granted Consultative
Special Status ECOSOC by the United Nations Economic
and Social Council. This facilitates the SMFD's contribution
to the work programmes and goals of the United Nations by
enabling SMFD to serve as technical expert, adviser and
consultant, as well as by participating in ECOSOC and its
various subsidiary bodies through attendance at these meetings,
and also through oral interventions and written statements
on agenda items of those bodies.
The SMFD is also invited to attend international conferences
called by the United Nations, General Assembly special sessions,
and other bodies.