Become a Member


Membership Criteria

Non-governmental organisations, which support the Mission of the Office and want to actively contribute to its accomplishment, may become members of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels.

The organisation needs to meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a think tank or a research organisation that conducts research in the field of societal development.
  2. Be registered as a non-profit organisation that adheres to the international standards of auditing for non-profit organisations, is registered in accordance with the laws of the country and conducts its activities in accordance with the standards set by national laws and recommendations of the audit.

 

How to join the Office

To become a member of the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels the organisation needs to:

  1. Complete the application form in Ukrainian and English, print out both forms, and assure their validity with official signature of the head of the organisation and stamp. The application form must be sent to the Office’s Executive Director: olena.prystayko@ukraine-office.eu;
  2. Attach copies of the following documents:
    • Confirmation of official registration;
    • Decision of the executive body of the organisation on joining the Office;
    • Information package about the organisation.
  3. Pay a membership fee (upon the confirmation of the Board on the acceptance to the members of the Office). Membership fee, as approved by the Board of the Office, is:

Price of full member for the organisation – €800/year, associate member – €400/year. The membership fees is paid for one calendar year, irrespectively to the date of entering the Office.

 

Types of members

Full members receive full access to all services and activities of the Office; and have the voting right in the General Assembly of the Office. The Associate members have a restricted access to the services and activities of the Office; and have no voting right in the General Assembly and their representatives cannot be elected to the Board of the Office.

Organisations become full members if they:

  • are non-governmental think tank/research institute registered in Ukraine
  • meet the membership criteria
  • decided to acquire the status of a full member

Organisations become associate members if they:

  • are non-governmental think tank/research institute registered in Ukraine or in another country
  • meet the membership criteria
  • decided to acquire the status of an associate member

Membership is valid for the current year until 31 December.