Membership

AGE is a network of both organisations of older people and/or organisations working for them. Our primary objective and duty is to promote the active involvement of older people. Given the great diversity present in older age, we want our network to be as inclusive and representative as possible!

WHY to become a Member of AGE?

By joining our network, you will…
 

Banner presenting the four main advantages of becoming a member of AGE Platform Europe

 

Concretely, you will be able to…

  • Liaise with European officials with the help of AGE secretariat
  • Receive information about EU and global policies and funding opportunities
  • Appoint representatives to contribute to the policy work of AGE Task Forces
  • Train your staff and experts through AGE capacity-building activities
  • Participate in research and innovation projects AGE is involved in
  • Share your work and activities within AGE network

Reaching a critical mass is key to make a difference! 

We look forward to meeting you to discuss how we could best team up. Do not hesitate to contact AGE Membership officer, Estelle: estelle.huchet@age-platform.eu
  

WHAT type of Member categories exist?

Full member
Membership fee: 0.28% of your organisation income (maximum of 3218,25 euros)

  1. Representation of your organisation and full vote at the General Assembly
  2. Possibility to nominate your organisation to be the representative of your Member State at the Council of Administration
  3. Participation to all AGE activities - both policy and statutory
  4. Refunds for most of your participation costs
 
Accession country member - open to organisations from countries that are applicants for membership of the EU
Membership fee: 405,3 euros per year
  1. One delegate to the General Assembly (no voting right)
  2. One representative in the Council of Administration (one representative per country elected by the members of the country)
  3. Participation in all AGE policy activities, meetings and working groups
  4. Possible refund of expenses (the Council, in consultation with the Executive Committee and the Secretariat, will decide)
 
Observer member - open to organisations that do not meet the conditions of the "Full Member" category
Membership fee: 405,3 euros per year
Open to individuals and organisations that do not meet the criteria for full members
  1. One delegate to AGE General Assembly (no voting rights)
  2. No representative in the Council of Administration
  3. Participation in all AGE activities, meetings, and working groups
  4. No refund for costs incurred by your participation in AGE activities
 
Associate member - open to small grassroots organisations interested in joining our movement to support age-friendly environments
Membership fee: 210 euros per year
  1. One delegate to AGE General Assembly (no voting rights)
  2. No representative in the Council of Administration
  3. Possibility to nominate experts to participate in AGE policy work
  4. No refund for costs incurred by your participation in AGE activities
     

WHO can become a Member?

  1. Be legally constituted as a not-for-profit and non-gevermental association
  2. Directly represent and/or work on behalf of older and/or retired people
  3. Be located in the countries of the European Union (full members only)
Download the membership conditions here: EN // Conditions d'adhésion: FR
 

HOW to become a Member?

  1. Download the membership application form here: EN // Formulaire d'adhésion: FR
  2. Attach a copy of your organization statues
  3. Attach a copy of the latest approved accounts of your organization
  4. Share any material about your activities (annual report, newsletter, leaflet, etc.)
  5. Mail your application to our accreditation committee:
 
AGE Platform Europe
Avenue de Tervueren 168/2
1150 Brussels (Belgium)
info@age-platform.eu
 
 
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