Becoming a GFCE Member or Partner
To fully realize the effectiveness of the GFCE as the global coordinating body on cyber capacity building (CCB), we seek the support of governments, private companies, civil society, the tech community, academia and relevant organizations around the world to join the GFCE community to voice their capacity needs or share their expertise. Having a strong, engaged community is a key element to our success.
As a Member/Partner of the GFCE, you will be part of our global network and platform on CCB, have access to good practices and expertise in the GFCE Working Groups, enhance international cooperation in the cyber domain and reduce overlap. In this way, the delivery of CCB projects can be made more efficient and effective. Furthermore, there is no membership or partnership fee.
To become a member, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and confirm that you endorse the GFCE’s founding documents. Endorsement should be confirmed by a high-level national representative (e.g. via email from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
To become a partner, please email email@example.com. Partners must be endorsed by at least one GFCE member.
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Why support the GFCE?
Since its launch in 2015, the GFCE community has nearly tripled in size, working methods have expanded and more GFCE events are being organized each year. For the GFCE Secretariat to strengthen its support function and to promote active participation and cooperation of the Community, additional resources are required. The establishment of the GFCE Foundation allows us to accept funding by multiple donors across the world. In practice, some examples of how the funds will be used are:
- Facilitation of the GFCE Working Groups and Task Forces;
- Matching countries that request help in cyber capacity building with donors or implementers that can provide assistance through the GFCE Clearing House process;
- Sharing cyber capacity building information and meeting new research needs through the implementation of a Global Research Agenda and the continuous development of Cybil, the GFCE’s online knowledge portal;
- Organization of global and regional GFCE events such as the Annual Meeting, the Hague ‘April Meeting’ and regional meetings.
For more information on supporting the GFCE, please contact the GFCE Secretariat.