Membership Criteria and Benefits

We welcome new members to join our movement to grow and strengthen our collective potential and power to drive change and effective action on road safety, safer mobility and victim support across the world. 

Joining the Alliance gives you access to various channels and platforms for deeper engagement between partners and allies working on similar themes or sharing similar challenges.

Member NGOs may be assigned full or associate membership depending on the criteria below.

In addition to full and associate member NGOs, the Alliance is also building a network of Friends of the Alliance. Friends of the Alliance are organizations or individuals with an existing connection to the Alliance and its global mission and that are committed to using their skillset, resources, and connections to promote the Alliance NGO community and strengthen the impact of NGOs’ work. Read more about Friends of the Alliance below.

Criteria

Full Member

  • Three years as a registered NGO
  • Main mission and track record in road safety and victim support

Associate Member

  • NGO/NGO-type/working non-profit working in different field with an interest in the Alliance mission
  • Road safety NGO with less than three years registration

Benefits

Full Member

  • Voting rights at the General Assembly
  • Opportunity to stand for board
  • Invitation to Global Meetings at reduced fee
  • Priority for training opportunities and issue of training certificate
  • Opportunity to apply for funding rounds
  • Member consultation on Alliance activities
  • Mentoring (by agreement)
  • Add commitments to the tracker
  • Use of member of logo
  • Member-specific communications and initiatives
  • Recognition in printed materials such as the annual report as well as the website

Associate Member

  • Observer at the General Assembly
  • Invitation to training opportunities, upon availability and issue of training certificate
  • Invitation to Global Meetings – normal fee
  • Receive newsletters and communications 
  • Recognition on our website


Responsibilities

Full Member

  • Respond to requests for information
  • Annual reporting on activities
  • Keep online profile up to date
  • Maintain an organizational focus on road safety
  • Work using an evidence-based approach 
  • Embrace continuous capacity building
  • Work in a manner that respects the reputation of the Alliance and other members
  • Utilize funding for its agreed purposes

Associate Member

  • Maintain an organizational interest in road safety
  • Put safety before profit
  • Work in a manner that respects the reputation of the Alliance and other members


Friends of the Alliance

Criteria

  • Academics, NGOs, private sector, and individuals with an existing connection to the Alliance and its mission at global level 
  • Global influencers within the road safety community or related fields but who do not fit the category of NGO membership or related fields
  • Committed to using their skillset, resources, and connections to promote the Alliance NGO community and strengthen the impact of NGOs’ work. This could be through championing NGOs, making introductions, capacity building, research etc.
  • By invitation only

Benefits

  • Recognized as advisors to the Alliance
  • Invitation to events, Global Meetings etc. with the same status as associate members
  • Invited as speakers in area of expertise
  • Acknowledged on the website

Responsibilities

  • Champion Alliance NGOs in relevant forums and with relevant stakeholders
  • Use their skills, resources and contacts to further the Alliance’s work under the three pillars of networking and sharing, advocacy, and capacity building, as trainers, advisors, introducers, etc.