Join the WOCAT Global Network as an Organization or an Individual Expert

Organizational Membership

The Organizational Members are collective and recognized entities meaningfully engaged in SLM. They constitute the WOCAT Global Network and available in their institutional capacity to engage with WOCAT initiatives and developments at global, regional or local level. A distinguished Organizational Member may connect with or be requested to partake in the WOCAT Regional Clusters.

Being an Organizational Member entails:

  • participation, in the respective capacity, in the WOCAT Network,
  • Global Network Meetings every two years, on a self-funded basis. (participation not obligatory)
  • autonomous, decentralized, and self-funded operation and decision-making,
  • contribute to the global WOCAT knowledge base and database by sharing information products, data or other materials with the Secretariat, maintaining any right and property.

WOCAT Global Network Organizational Member application process:

  1. Download the application form below (WOCAT - MoU for Organizational Membership), fill in the relevant sections, then share it back via email at in either .docx or .pdf formats. (digital signatures not required at this stage)
  2. Membership applications will be processed and reviewed by the WOCAT Executive team in order of arrival. 
    There is currently no deadline, however please make sure to include an active and supervised email address as it will be used for internal communication and help speed up the revision process.
  3. Following the review and approval of the application by the WOCAT Executive Team, the MoU can then be signed by both parties to signify the commencement of the partnership.

The MoU is available in:

Individual Membership

The Individual Member is an SLM professional or expert with proven experience and recorded expertise, affiliated to an Organizational Member or independent, available in their personal capacity to engage with WOCAT initiatives and developments at global, regional or local level. A distinguished Individual Member may apply or be requested to join the WOCAT Roster of Experts.

WOCAT Consortium Partners

Organizational Members with a newly signed MoU