Our members

EDF has four membership categories. The rights and obligations of each membership category are defined in EDF's statutes and internal rules. Membership is acquired following a resolution of the Board or General Assembly and the payment of the applicable membership fee. 

Benefits of being an organisation member of the European Disability Forum

Have your voice heard in Europe: becoming a member organisation of the European Disability Forum will give access to network and advocacy towards European and international institutions;

Network: connect and exchange information best practices with over 100 organisations within the disability field.

Help decide on the future of persons with disabilities in Europe:  becoming a member of the European Disability Forum will give access to decision and policy making of the platform and the possibility to nominate candidates for our working structures;

Grow stronger: the European Disability Forum provides numerous opportunities to develop the skills of disability advocates, and training to help in organisational development.

Share your expertise: through our various committees and e-mail expert groups, your organisation will have the opportunity to showcase best practices and share expertise.

Participate in high level events at European level: The European Disability Forum organises regularly events on various topics together with EU Institutions. Examples onclude the European Days of Persons with Disabilities (organised together with the European Commission), European Parliament Disability Intergroup events, where we connect and inform with several Memebrs of the European Parliamnt, and the Work Forum to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities.

Stay up to date on issues related to disability – as an EDF member, you will receive a weekly newsletters, the Members Mailing, full of information on disability issues in Europe.  

Visibility: Our members have the opportunity to publicize their work and organisation to our network. They also have a dedicated page on our website.

Would you like to know more about EDF membership or become our member?  Contact Loredana Dicsi: loredana.dicsi@edf-feph.org