Welcome to SID!
SID has a large and vibrant global network of individual and institutional members, local chapters and partner organizations, in more than 50 countries. It works with more than 100 associations, networks and institutions involving academia, parliamentarians, students, political leaders and development experts, both at local and international level.
Why joining SID
Joining the SID network means supporting one of the earliest international organization of its kind, historically one of the most lively global community of people and institutions working in development. Also, it means contributing to the vision, mission and values inspiring SID since its foundation in 1957: Acting as a global space for honest dialogue and interconnectedness among diverse actors at community, national, and international level to promote development and social change with a holistic, mulitdisciplinary and multisectorial approach.
Joining a SID chapter
It is possible to join the SID network by becoming member of a SID local chapter or by joining the international secretariat. We invite you to visit the SID network page to find the SID chapter closest to you! Visit their websites or get in contact with them via phone or e-mail to find out more about how you can participate and contribute to their activities.
Joining SID through the international secretariat
No chapter in your locale? If there is no chapter in the country or region where you live, you are welcome to join SID through the international secretariat. Read more about our membership package, our fees and then contact the membership desk at the SID secretariat.