Austria: Globale Verantwortung
The Austrian Platform represent the interests of 35 member organisations, active in the fields of development cooperation, development education and policy work, as well as humanitarian aid and sustainable global economic, social and ecological development.
The Bulgarian Platform for International Development (BPID), currently bringing together 23 development NGOs, was formally created on 27 January 2009.
The Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation of civil society, which is active in the area of international development cooperation and humanitarian aid.
The Cyprus NGO Development Platform is based on a Memorandum of Understanding and a Foundation Charter, signed in 2009 between its two constituent member platforms, the Cyprus NGO Network in the Turkish Cypriot community and the Cyprus NGO Platform ‘the Development’ in the Greek Cypriot community.
Czech Republic: FoRS
The Czech Forum for Development Cooperation is the platform of Czech non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other non-profit organisations involved in development cooperation, development education and humanitarian assistance.
Denmark: Global Focus
Global Focus is a Danish membership body for non-profit organisations (NGOs) working in international development. Established in 2014 in a fusion of the two organisations NGO FORUM and Concord Denmark, Global Focus now has 78 member organisations.
Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation (acronym: AKÜ) is an independent not-for-profit coalition of non-governmental organisations that work in the field of development cooperation or have expressed interest towards that topic.
Fingo is an NGO platform and an expert on global development. We represent 300 Finnish civil society organisations and strive to build a fairer world for all. Fingo and its member organisations work to make life better – for everyone.
France: Coordination SUD
Coordination SUD – Development Emergency Solidarity is the national coordination of French international solidarity NGOs. It brings together six NGO coalitions and more than 150 NGO members.
VENRO is the umbrella organisation of development NGOs in Germany. The organisation was founded in 1995 and consists of around 120 organisations working in development co-operation, humanitarian aid as well as development education, public relations and advocacy.
Greece: Hellenic Platform for Development
The Hellenic Platform for Development coordinates Greek NGOs performing in the fields of international development cooperation, humanitarian aid and development education.
HAND and its member organisations have worked together since 2003 to ensure that international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance become more effective, recognised and visible.
Dóchas is the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations. It is a meeting place and a leading voice for organisations that want Ireland to be a world leader in efforts to bring about global justice.
Italy: CONCORD Italia
CONCORD Italia is the Italian platform of NGOs and civil society organisations working on development cooperation and humanitarian aid.
Established in 2004, LAPAS promotes NGO participation in development cooperation and coordinates Latvia’s efforts in development education.
Lithuania: LITDEA & Lithuanian NGDO Platform
The Cercle de Coopération is the Luxembourgish platform for development NGOs. Created in 1979, its key values are sharing, solidarity and transparency.
SKOP brings together Maltese NGOs involved in development and relief overseas and/or in the provision of global education. It aims to provide a forum for consultation and co-operation between its members.
Partos is the Dutch association for NGOs working in International Development. The association represents 120 Dutch development organisations that work in the field of poverty reduction, humanitarian aid, human rights and sustainable development.
Poland: Grupa Zagranica
Grupa Zagranica is the Polish platform of civil society organisations engaged in development cooperation, democracy support, humanitarian aid and global education.
Portugal: Plataforma ONGD
The Platform represents and supports Portuguese NGDOs at a national and international level, contributing to strengthen the intervention of the civil society in the areas of Development Cooperation, Humanitarian and Emergency Aid and Development Education.
The Romanian NGDO Platform (FOND) has as main objective the responsible and effective involvement of Romanian civil society and government in international development cooperation and humanitarian aid.
The Slovak Development NGOs Platform is an umbrella organisation of 31 non-governmental organisations in Slovakia primarily active in the area of international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance.
SLOGA is the Slovene platform of non-governmental organisations working in the field of international development cooperation, global education and humanitarian aid.
Spain: Coordinadora ONGD
The Coordinadora de ONG para el Desarrollo – España is the Spanish national platform of organisations dedicated to international cooperation, education for development and humanitarian action.
Sweden: CONCORD Sweden
CONCORD Sweden aims to promote cooperation, information-sharing and joint advocacy initiatives between Swedish CSOs and those in other EU countries on development policy and development cooperation issues vis-à-vis the EU institutions.
United Kingdom: Bond
Bond is the UK membership body for organisations working in international development or supporting those that do through funding, research, training and other services.
ACT Alliance EU
ACT Alliance is a coalition of 137 churches and faith-based organisations working together in over 100 countries. ACT Alliance EU consists of 14 member organisations with offices in 11 European countries.
ActionAid is an international organisation, working with over 15 million people in 45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. The EU office works to ensure EU policies include a strong focus on the fight against extreme poverty, inequalities and global injustice
ADRA EU aims to influence the decision-making processes in the European Institutions, as these processes contribute to the eradication of poverty worldwide.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organisation fighting global poverty. They work in 95 countries around the world, supporting 890 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects to reach more than 65 million people.
Caritas Europa is the network of Caritas organisations on the European continent. The united strength of its 49 members, present in 46 European countries, makes of Caritas Europa one of the major social actors in Europe.
CBM strives to remove the barriers that marginalise people with disabilities in the most disadvantaged societies in the world. They work with partner organisations by influencing policy at all levels and by responding to emergencies and natural disasters.
ChildFund Alliance is a worldwide group of 11 child-centred development organisations working in 63 countries to implement long-lasting and meaningful changes for children and families living in poverty.
CIDSE is an international alliance of Catholic development agencies working together for global justice. It has 18 member organisations in Europe and North America, which work in nearly 120 countries and territories worldwide.
EU-CORD is a network of European Christian Relief and Development NGOs. They are made up of member organisations – 22 NGOs that work alongside over 1,000 implementing partners worldwide.
The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) is the largest international network of organisations committed to working together to improve the lives of people affected by disasters world-wide.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity builds, rehabilitates and repairs simple, decent houses with the help of homeowner families, volunteer labor, and donations of money and materials
Humanity & Inclusion
Humanity & Inclusion (previously “Handicap International”) is an aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. They work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations.
IPPF European Network
IPPF (International Planned Parenthood Federation) works in 170 countries to empower women, men and young people who have no access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health services and programmes.
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe. Their projects provide poor people with access to vital services, protect communities from disasters, and deliver life-saving emergency aid.
Light for the World
Light for the World is an international disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. They strive for accessible eye care services and support inclusive education, empowering persons with disabilities to participate equally in society.
Oxfam International’s European Union office works to influence key decision-makers to ensure that EU policies affecting poor countries have a far reaching, positive impact on the lives of those most in need.
Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organisations in the world. The EU office focuses on girls’ rights and gender equality, protecting children from harm and youth economic empowerment.
Save The Children International
Save the Children invests in childhood, in 120 countries around the world. They give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.
SightSavers is a global organisation working in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities.
SOLIDAR is a European network of NGOs working to advance social justice in Europe and worldwide. It is composed by 60 member organisations based in 27 countries. The network is brought together by its shared values of solidarity, equality and participation.
SOS Childrens Villages International
SOS Children’s Villages work to prevent family breakdown and care for children who have lost parental care, or who risk losing it. They work with communities, partners and states to ensure that the rights of all children, in every society, are respected and fulfilled.
Terre des hommes IF
The Terre des Hommes International Federation is a network of 10 national organisations working for the rights of children and to promote equitable development without racial, religious, political, cultural or gender-based discrimination.
Women Engage for Common Future
Women Engage for Common Future (WECF) is an ecofeminist network with 150 partners in 50 countries working towards a gender just and healthy environment.
World Vision International
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
ALDA is dedicated to the promotion of good governance and citizen participation at the local level. ALDA focuses on activities that facilitate cooperation between local authorities and civil society.
The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) is the voice of non-formal adult education in Europe. EAEA is a European NGO with 137 member organisations in 44 countries and represents more than 60 million learners Europe-wide.
EU Partnership for Democracy
The EPD supports democracy and good governance worldwide by bringing together 13 EU organisations specialised on different sectors of democracy support.
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. They work in 31 countries where they deliver high-quality aid and stand up for people forced to flee.
Why become a CONCORD member?
As part of our European confederation, your voice can be amplified by joining with others who share your values and also work towards a better world for people and planet.
As a member, you have access to information – a contact point in Brussels and the combined knowledge and intelligence of other members. You also have access to decision-makers since CONCORD is recognised at the EU level as the main civil society counterpart in the sector and a European partner in global processes.
Internally, members benefit from space to learn from and exchange with one another – this also provides members with opportunities to develop initiatives across Europe.
Thanks to CONCORD, we can follow and engage in European processes and transfer them to our national context.
With CONCORD we have the ability to explore new areas of work, the possibility to multiply new thinking, co-shape common platform of views towards EU institutions and peer space.
If you are interested in applying to join our membership, please check this decision tree which will help you identifying the different criteria required to become a CONCORD member.
Below find some elements which have been listed by members as being CONCORD’s added-values.
A place to form common positions to have a stronger voice in advocacy.
A place to access and exchange information with peers.
A powerful, recognised partner for the EU institutions.
Somewhere to access tools to support your work.
A hub of expertise.
A place to explore new areas of work and multiply new thinking.