Becoming a member: a few easy steps

All you have to do to become an ACR+ member is to follow these easy steps:

  • Fill in the online membership form or ask the Secretariat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) a Word version. Please note that Invited members have to fill in a different form.
  • Upon receipt of the membership form, we will send you an invoice.
  • Upon payment of the invoice, you will receive your new member package.
  • Enjoy your membership!


Membership categories

  • Effective members: local, regional or national public authorities dealing with sustainable resources management. Effective members take part in the General Assembly with voting rights.
  • Partner members: any organisation which is not a local, regional or national authority. This includes: NGO's, academic institute or scientific body, consultancy firms, professional federation, national authorities or agencies, private companies and network of local authorities. Partner members participate to ACR+ activities the same way as effective members, and support its objectives by the payment of a membership fee, but they do not have any voting right in the General Assembly.
  • Invited members: public authorities from specific countries of the South / East Mediterranean region1 invited to join ACR+ for a limited period of 3 years and benefits from all the services to the members pro-bono. Invited members would not have any voting right in the General Assembly. Interested public authorities are requested to fill in an online form or contact ACR+ Secretariat to become an Invited member.
    1 Countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine*, Syria and Tunisia and to the East: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and countries of the Enlargement Policy (Albania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo**)


Membership fees (2019)

Effective members:
  • Less than 50,000 inh.: 630 €
  • Between 50,000 and 100,000 inh.: 1,260 €
  • Between 100,000 and 500,000 inh.: 1,890 €
  • Between 500,000 and 2 M° inh.: 2,520 €
  • More than 2 M° inh.: 3,150 €
  • National authorities or agencies: 3,780 €
  • Networks of local authorities less than 2 million inh.: 3,150 €
  • Networks of local authorities over 2 million inh.: 6,300 €
Partner members:
  • NGO's: 250 €
  • Academic institute or scientific body: 250 €
  • Social utility companies: 250 €
  • Consultancy firms - micro-sized***: 1,260 €
  • Consultancy firms - small-sized***: 3,150 €
  • Consultancy firms - medium-sized***: 6,000 €
  • Professional Federation: 3,780 €
  • Private companies: 6,300 €

Supportive members

Supportive Members package (01/01/2019 – 31/12/2019): 10,000 €
Yearly membership fees included
2 tokens to exchange against one or two exclusive services from a defined list


* This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the European Union Member States on this issue.
**This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.
***according to the terminology for SMEs developed by the European Union:

Company category Staff headcount Turnover or Balance sheet total
Medium-sized < 250 ≤ € 50 m ≤ € 43 m
Small < 50 ≤ € 10 m ≤ € 10 m
Micro < 10 ≤ € 2 m ≤ € 2 m

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