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New Member Recruitment

New Member Recruitment

Overview

The Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) is governed by a Coordinating Committee of nine NGOs from around the globe who are responsible for establishing the policy and strategic direction of the coalition. The FTC is currently accepting expressions of interest from organizations in the Global South that wish to deepen their engagement with the global financial transparency agenda by joining our Coordinating Committee. We invite interested organizations to review membership requirements and answer a questionnaire.

Timeline

Organizations interested in joining the FTC CoCom are asked to submit the questionnaire and documents requested therein by midnight EST on November 23, 2015 to svaugeois@financialtransparency.org. We will do our utmost to ensure this process is transparent throughout and expectations are clearly communicated, but we ask for your patience with response time given the volume of submissions. We commit to responding to all submissions by March 11, 2016.

Specific questions about the process can be directed to Sarah Vaugeois at svaugeois@financialtransparency.org.

Requirements of Financial Transparency Coordinating Committee Membership

All Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) Coordinating Committee (CoCom) Members must be not-for profit, non-electoral, non-party political organizations, legally constituted under the relevant laws that apply to them. Additional requirements and responsibilities of Coordinating Committee membership include but are not limited to:

  • Share the vision, mission and policy objectives of the FTC;
  • Have prior knowledge and advocacy experience from one or more of FTC’s priority areas, from a research, policy development, advocacy or media perspective;
  • Have proven capacity to influence policy makers and other key stakeholders in strategic geographical locations, or clear potential to increase its capacity in the near future;
  • Have the ability to use English as the working language;
  • Have no history of practices that counter the FTC’s objectives, for instance being involved in corruption, tax avoidance or similar;
  • Have the ability to enter into a contract with the FTC secretariat based in Washington, DC;
  • Attendance and participation at Coordinating Committee meetings and conference calls, two annual in-person meetings including the FTC annual fall conference and surrounding events;
  • Participation in coalition policy working groups, and regular contributions to the FTC blog and newsletter.

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