Who can apply?
Membership of the Agora
The membership of Agora is open to all patient organizations from Southern European countries, as defined by geographical criteria and according to the United Nations classification, providing support for people with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases. As of 2016, Agora has also opened its membership, in the form of a co-opted membership, to countries that fall outside the geographical boundaries of Southern Europe, however special criteria apply to these patient organisations. The annual fee for a full membership is 50 Euros, while the annual fee for a co-opted membership is 30 Euros. For more information, please advise Agora’s Statutes.
The Agora membership is open to patient-led organizations from Southern European countries as defined by geographical criteria and according to the United Nations classification, providing support for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The membership is divided to a “full membership” for patient-led organisations originating in Southern European countries, and a “co-opted membership” for patient-led organisations originating from countries outside the geographical area of Southern Europe.
As of 2015, Agora has opened its membership for patient-led organisations from areas outside Southern Europe in the form of a “co-opted membership”. For more information as to the membership request process, please contact the Agora Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The membership fee
The annual fee for a “full membership” is 50 Euros.
The annual fee for a “co-opted membership” is 30 Euros.