How to become a DARE member
become a member of DARE
creating a European
platform for Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Human
Rights Education (HRE)
networking and cooperation
of EDC/HRE practitioners, stakeholders and policy makers beyond
project oriented approach
lobbying for visibility,
recognition, and adequate resources to sustain the future of education
for democracy and human rights in Europe
The benefits of DARE membership are many, irrespective of the
organisation’s size, namely:
Membership of the only Europe-wide network of over fifty organizations
focused exclusively on promoting EDC/HRE in Europe.
Sharing of resources, good practices and lessons learned with over 250
EDC/HRE practitioners during DARE networking and training events.
Membership of a European network that is recognised by the Council of
Europe as a NGO counterpart in EDC/HRE and is member of the
Fundamental Rights Agency Platform as well as has NGO consultative
status with the Council of Europe on from 2012 (pending).
Membership of the European Civil Society Platform in Lifelong Learning
(EUCIS-LLL), the platform of European educational networks directly
cooperating with the EC DG EAC.
Access to information from the highest political levels in Europe.
Opportunity to disseminate information through e-DARE (quarterly), the
DARE blog and DARE website, which reach thousands of stakeholders and
donors interested in EDC/HRE in Europe.
Opportunities to submit joint funding proposals with other DARE
members to European funding programs.
Possibility to disseminate information about activities through the
Possibilities of joint partnership programs among network members.
Access for all staff members of the member organisation to courses
offered through the DARE e-Academy.
become a member of DARE
criteria for membership and fill in the
organisation profile [pdf,
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us.
Then send your profile together with your organisation's annual report
of the last year or a working plan for the current year via e-mail,
fax or common mail to the DARE office:
DARE Office, Georg Pirker
c/o Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten
10178 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: 00-49-30-400 401 17
Fax: 00-49-30-400 401 22
After receiving all information DARE's board will soon have a vote to
accept your organisation as prospective member and inform you on the
On DARE's annual General Assembly the members take the final decision
on your membership.
The membership fee depends on the size of the organisation's
100 € (annual budget < 50.000 €)
250 € (annual budget 50.000 - 250.000 €)
750 € (annual budget > 250.000 €)
1) An organisation which works in the field of EDC and HRE. This must
be backed up by evidence of educational practice undertaken in the
2) First preference to NGOs (non-profit organisations) with
registration as appropriate in the country of origin.
3) Prospective members will be expected to agree to the Constitution [pdf]
Antwerp Declaration and to act
4) Prospective members will be expected to pay the annual subscription
for the first year (100,00 € irrespective of the size of the annual
budget) on demand.
5) Prospective members are required to send their annual report for
the previous year and new organisations are required to send a work
plan for at least the coming year.
6) Prospective members are expected to play an active role in the DARE