In memoriam Jan, Annemieke and Steven

Jan Noreilde, Annemieke Hakse and their son Steven were amongst the many casualties of the irresponsible attack on the Malaysian airplane MH17. Jan (Senator #60248) was regional president of JCI Vlaanderen in 1998-1999, president of JCI Brussel from 1994 to 1996 and founding president of JCI SenSe, a Flemish organisation for JCI seniors and senators. … Continue reading

Memorial 2013

41 years ago, on June 18 1972, a plane crashed near London, known as the Staines air disaster. A tragic accident where also 9 JCI friends died, coming back from the European Conference in Edinburgh. This year the JCI Staines Foundation likes to be present with a large delegation, to honour our bond with the … Continue reading

JCI European Conference 2013 in Monaco

From Wednesday May 28 to Sunday June 2 the JCI European Conference was held in Monaco. A magnificent location to gather many JCI members from all over Europe. It was the first ever sold-out conference ever, with 2,600 registrations. With a delegation of 386 members and senators JCI Belgium was the second largest! Jef Hendrickx, … Continue reading

New Staines award winner

On September 22, during the Belgian national convention, Annelies Quaegebeur received the Staines Award. After years of full dedication and JCI commitment on an international level, combining hard work and true friendships, it is an honour to welcome Annelies within the select group of Staines Award winners. Thanks also to JCI London.

BBC television report upon the Staines disaster

Staines air crash remembered 40 years on Memorial services have been held to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Staines air crash in which 118 people died. Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to retired nurse Frances Castledine, Joyce Humphry, the sister of one of the stewards who was onboard, and former steward Tom Abrams. During the … Continue reading

Message of JCI World President Bertolt Daems

Dear all During the last couple of weeks, JCI members from all over the world got together at 4 Area Conferences. It’s what we do every year; meeting each other at the conference of our Area. Having our General assembly, visiting trainings, but above all meeting our friends from other countries. And make new friends. … Continue reading

Memorial programme

PRACTICAL INFORMATION JCI Staines Memorial – London – June 17-18, 2012. This is the programme for the participants at the 40th Staines Memorial Sunday June 17 Free to visit London from your arrival time till 5pm: Very close to meeting point : Damien Hirst exposition in Tate Modern Design museum Tower Bridge walkway (fantastic view … Continue reading

Participants and JCI London

JCI London confirmed there will be an official ceremony and reception on Sunday late afternoon/evening. The location will be chosen in Butler’s Wharf, close to the Tower Bridge. All details will be mentioned in the final schedule. Additional names have been added to the Belgian list of partcipants: Dominiek Callewier Olivier De Block Stephan Rogge … Continue reading

Staines during the EC 2012

The international JCI community will honour the Staines victims during the European Conference in Braunschweig. Secretary General Edson Kodama will plan a special moment during the General Assembly to remember what happened 40 years ago, when JCI friends came back from the EC in Edinburgh. After the accident the international solidarity was enormous. JCI Belgium, … Continue reading