Members’ Assembly

IATI’s Members’ Assembly was established in April 2016 as part of new governance arrangements agreed at IATI’s Steering Committee meeting in December. The Members’ Assembly (which replaces the Steering Committee) is formed of all members of IATI. Full membership is open to organisations involved in development cooperation who commit to the aims and objectives of the initiative. 

The Members’ Assembly meets annually. They have final approval of strategic decisions, including recommendations relating to the budget and work plan received from IATI’s Governing Board. The Members’ Assembly’s full Terms of Reference is incorporated into IATI’s Standard Operating Procedures

Chair and Vice-Chair

The Members’ Assembly is chaired by IATI’s Chair and Vice-chair who are both elected by IATI’s Governing Board:

  • Chair: Canada Global Affairs Canada / Affaires mondiales Canada, represented by Stephen Potter, Director, Development Policy Planning, with Yohanna Loucheur, Senior Policy Analyst, as alternate.
  • Vice-chair: Bangladesh, represented by represented by Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Secretary, Economic Relations Division in the Ministry of Finance, with Monowar Ahmed, Chief of Development Effectiveness Wing as alternate.

Members of the Members’ Assembly

NameConstituencyYear Joined
African Development Bank (AfDB)Providers of development cooperation2011
AkvoCSOs and others2016
Australia - Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeProviders of development cooperation2008
Bangladesh (Vice Chair)Partner countries2012
Belgium - Belgian Development Agency (BTC)Providers of development cooperation2012
BeninPartner countries2015
Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationProviders of development cooperation2013
BondCSOs and others2013
Burkina FasoPartner countries2012
BurundiPartner countries2015
Canada - Global Affairs Canada / Affaires mondiales CanadaProviders of development cooperation2011
CatalpaCSOs and others2015
Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Providers of development cooperation2016
ColombiaPartner countries2012
Congo, Republic of thePartner countries2012
CordaidCSOs and others2015
CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE)CSOs and others2015
Democratic Republic of the CongoPartner countries2012
Denmark - Ministry of Foreign AffairsProviders of development cooperation2008
Development GatewayCSOs and others2014
Development Initiatives Poverty ResearchCSOs and others2008
Dominican RepublicPartner countries2012
European Commission (EC)Providers of development cooperation2008
European Investment Bank (EIB)Providers of development cooperation2013
Finland - Ministry for Foreign AffairsProviders of development cooperation2008
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Providers of development cooperation2016
France - Agence Française de Développement (AFD)Providers of development cooperation2016
GaviProviders of development cooperation2008
Germany - Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)Providers of development cooperation2008
GhanaPartner countries2012
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and MalariaProviders of development cooperation2011
GuineaPartner countries2017
HondurasPartner countries2012
IndonesiaPartner countries2012
INGO Accountability CharterCSOs and others2013
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)Providers of development cooperation2011
InterAction CSOs and others2015
International Development Law Organization (IDLO)CSOs and others2016
International Finance Corporation (IFC)Providers of development cooperation2017
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)Providers of development cooperation2012
International Organization for Migration (IOM)Providers of development cooperation2017
Ireland - Irish AidProviders of development cooperation2008
Italy - Agency for Cooperation and Development (ACIS)Providers of development cooperation2017
Korea, Republic ofProviders of development cooperation2016
LebanonPartner countries2012
LiberiaPartner countries2012
MadagascarPartner countries2012
MalawiPartner countries2012
MaliPartner countries2017
MoldovaPartner countries2012
MontenegroPartner countries2012
Myanmar, Republic of the Union ofPartner countries2014
NepalPartner countries2012
Netherlands - Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Development Cooperation Providers of development cooperation2008
Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( of development cooperation2017
New Zealand - NZAIDProviders of development cooperation2008
Nigeria Partner countries2015
Oxfam NovibCSOs and others2017
Papua New GuineaPartner countries2012
Plan International CSOs and others2017
Publish What You FundCSOs and others2008
RwandaPartner countries2012
Sierra LeonePartner countries2012
SomaliaPartner countries2017
Sweden - SidaProviders of development cooperation2008
Synergy International SystemsCSOs and others2016
SyriaPartner countries2012
TanzaniaPartner countries2012
Transparency International CSOs and others2008
UK - Department for International Development (DFID)Providers of development cooperation2008
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)Providers of development cooperation2012
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)Providers of development cooperation2011
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Providers of development cooperation2016
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)Providers of development cooperation2016
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)Providers of development cooperation2011
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)Providers of development cooperation2012
United Nations Women (UN Women)Providers of development cooperation2012
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)Providers of development cooperation2012
United StatesProviders of development cooperation2011
VietnamPartner countries2012
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationProviders of development cooperation2008
World BankProviders of development cooperation2008
World Health OrganizationProviders of development cooperation2016
YemenPartner countries2014
Zimmerman & ZimmermanCSOs and others2016
Oxfam AmericaCSOs and others2017


If you would like to become a member of IATI’s Members’ Assembly please contact the IATI Secretariat at


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