Secretary-General of Union of International Associations (UIA), Belgium
Jacques de Mévius is the Secretary-General of the UIA since December 2005, and a member of the Executive Council since November 2003. He is also a member of: the Council of Codeart (Coopération au développement de l'Artisanat); the Development Alternatives Global Advisory Council, an NGO active in the field of alternative technology transfer.
Mr. de Mévius is a member of the board and shareholder of: Rayvax (a family businesses management company); Systems Europe (rural electrification and renewable energies systems studies). Both companies are situated in Belgium. He is also a significant shareholder (together with Dr Ashok Khosla) of "Tarahaat", a network of franchised telecentre projects in India. He is also involved in the funding of a primary school in Mali, since 2006.