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Sharing our mission 

Being a member of ALDA means sharing our mission – the promotion of good governance and citizen participation at the local level.

Why to join ALDA network

ALDA’s network consists of over 300 members, including Local Authorities, Associations of Local Authorities and non-governmental organizations, as well as individual members, coming from 40 countries. Therefore, it represents a great networking and informative platform facilitating cooperation and sharing knowledge among its members and other partners.

By becoming ALDA member you will also get access to numerous services and opportunities in areas related to capacity building, project development, funding, etc. Learn more about them at Services to members.

Who can become member of ALDA

ALDA offers three categories of membership:

  1. Membership for Local and Regional Authorities;
  2. Membership for NGOs, Universities and other institutions;

How to become member of ALDA

If you are interested in becoming member of the Association of Local Democracy Agencies, please apply filling in the membership form, which can be downloaded in several languages here:


Type of membership Annual membership fee
1. Membership for Local and Regional Authorities Number of inhabitants (Municipality*, County, Region) 10-10.000 10.000-50.000 50.000-200.000



300 EUR 600 EUR 1200 EUR 2400 EUR 4800 EUR
2. Membership for NGOs, Universities and other institutions 300 EUR        


* For municipalities hosting an LDA, only half of the fees are requested

Memberships are approved on a continuous basis, usually within a month by ALDA's Governing Board. As soon as the Governing Board approves the application, the applicant will receive instructions for payment of the membership fee. The applicant is considered a full member of ALDA once the membership fee is paid.

For more information about membership please contact ALDA by tel. +39 04 44 54 01 46 or by email or consult the "Membership package", which contains all the needed information on how and why to join our network. It is available and can be downloaded in several languages here:

Membership package
Dossier d'adhésion
Infopack nuovi soci
Paquete de afiliación


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