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

IATI Chair and Vice-chairs

The Board representatives elect IATI’s Chair and Vice-chairs, who chair both the Governing Board and the Members’ Assembly.

  • Chair: Theo van de Sande, Open Data and Transparency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
  • Vice-chairs: Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Permanent Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Government of Bangladesh and Sarah Johns, Transparency Adviser, Bond

Members of the Members’ Assembly

NameConstituencyYear Joined
AkvoCSOs and others2016
Development Initiatives Poverty ResearchCSOs and others2008
European Commission (EC)Providers of development cooperation2008
GaviProviders of development cooperation2008
Bangladesh (Vice Chair)Partner countries2012
BondCSOs and others2013
BurundiPartner countries2015
CatalpaCSOs and others2015
CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE)CSOs and others2015
Development GatewayCSOs and others2014
European Investment Bank (EIB)Providers of development cooperation2013
LiberiaPartner countries2012
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)Providers of development cooperation2016
Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationProviders of development cooperation2013
GhanaPartner countries2012
BeninPartner countries2015
Burkina FasoPartner countries2012
MontenegroPartner countries2012
RwandaPartner countries2012
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationProviders of development cooperation2008
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)Providers of development cooperation2011
International Development Law Organization (IDLO)CSOs and others2016
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)Providers of development cooperation2012
International Finance Corporation (IFC)Providers of development cooperation2017
IndonesiaPartner countries2012
INGO Accountability CharterCSOs and others2013
LebanonPartner countries2012
MadagascarPartner countries2012
MalawiPartner countries2012
MoldovaPartner countries2012
NepalPartner countries2012
Publish What You FundCSOs and others2008
Sierra LeonePartner countries2012
Synergy International SystemsCSOs and others2016
TanzaniaPartner countries2012
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and MalariaProviders of development cooperation2011
Transparency International CSOs and others2008
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)Providers of development cooperation2011
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Providers of development cooperation2016
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)Providers of development cooperation2012
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)Providers of development cooperation2012
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)Providers of development cooperation2016
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)Providers of development cooperation2011
United Nations Women (UN Women)Providers of development cooperation2012
United StatesProviders of development cooperation2011
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)Providers of development cooperation2012
World Health OrganizationProviders of development cooperation2016
World BankProviders of development cooperation2008
YemenPartner countries2014
Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( of development cooperation2017
Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Providers of development cooperation2016
Plan International CSOs and others2017
International Organization for Migration (IOM)Providers of development cooperation2017
CordaidCSOs and others2015
ColombiaPartner countries2012
InterAction CSOs and others2015
Oxfam AmericaCSOs and others2017
Oxfam NovibCSOs and others2017
World Vision InternationalCSOs and others2018
Zimmerman & ZimmermanCSOs and others2016
African Development Bank (AfDB)Providers of development cooperation2011
Association of Freelance JournalistsCSOs and others2018
Australia - Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeProviders of development cooperation2008
Belgium - Belgian Development Agency (BTC)Providers of development cooperation2012
Canada - Global Affairs Canada / Affaires mondiales CanadaProviders of development cooperation2011
Congo, Republic of thePartner countries2012
Democratic Republic of the CongoPartner countries2012
Denmark - Ministry of Foreign AffairsProviders of development cooperation2008
Dominican RepublicPartner countries2012
Finland - Ministry for Foreign AffairsProviders of development cooperation2008
France - Agence Française de Développement (AFD)Providers of development cooperation2016
Germany - Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)Providers of development cooperation2008
GuineaPartner countries2017
HondurasPartner countries2012
Ireland - Irish AidProviders of development cooperation2008
Italy - Agency for Cooperation and Development (ACIS)Providers of development cooperation2017
Korea, Republic ofProviders of development cooperation2016
MaliPartner countries2017
Myanmar, Republic of the Union ofPartner countries2014
Netherlands - Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Development Cooperation Providers of development cooperation2008
New Zealand - NZAIDProviders of development cooperation2008
Nigeria Partner countries2015
Papua New GuineaPartner countries2012
São Tomé and PríncipePartner countries2018
SomaliaPartner countries2017
Sweden - SidaProviders of development cooperation2008
SyriaPartner countries2012
UK - Department for International Development (DFID)Providers of development cooperation2008
VietnamPartner countries2012
Open Data Services Co-operative CSOs and others2018


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


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