All non-governmental organisations or community non-profit organisations that do not represent industry, have an interest in the promotion of sustainable development and are active in, have a focus on, or are interested in climate change issues, are eligible to become members and may apply to do so.
CAN is organised into regional and national nodes. Each node is responsible for its own governance and procedures and conducts joint advocacy work within its given country or region. Hence, depending on their location of operation, organisations wishing to become members of CAN should first approach the relevant regional or national node to inquire regarding potential membership.
- CAN-Arab World
- CAN-Eastern Africa
- CAN Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (CAN-EECCA)
- CAN Latin American (CANLA)
- Pacific Islands CAN (PICAN)
- CAN-South Asia (CANSA)
- Southern African Region CAN (SARCAN)
- CAN-South East Asia (CANSEA)
- CAN West and Central Africa (CANWA)
- Action Aid International
- Amnesty International
- BirdLife International
- Carbon Care InnoLab
- CARE International
- Caritas International
- Christian Aid
- FIAN International e.V.
- Greenpeace International
- Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA)
- Global Catholic Climate Movement
- Global Climate and Health Alliance
- Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
- Global Witness
- Greencross International
- Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
- International Climate Development Institute (ICDI)
- International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
- Oxfam International
- Rainforest Alliance
- Save the Children International
- Taiwan Environmental Protection Union
- The Green Belt Movement International – Europe Office
- Wetlands International
- Wildlife Conservation Society
- World Vision International
- WWF – International
How to join CAN
All non-governmental organisations working on climate issues are eligible to join the CAN Network.
Those organisations based in regions or countries where there is a CAN regional or national node are encouraged to contact the relevant node via the links above.
You can also simply fill in CAN Node Membership Enquiry Form here and we shall forward to CAN Node coordinators who will be in touch with you soon.
For international organisations with international scope or those based in a country not represented by any of the above CAN Regional or National Nodes, please fill out our International Membership Application.
Join CAN’s working groups
ALREADY A MEMBER OF CAN?
CAN Working Groups are designed based on the thematic priorities of CAN’s work particularly across the UNFCCC negotiations. Subscription to the Working groups are for CAN members only and non-members may apply through the special process.
NOT A MEMBER YET?
Though CAN welcomes Non-Members to participate in our lists, those wishing to sign-up are subject to an additional process. If you are not affiliated with CAN, please follow the instructions below to submit a full application for participation.
CAN has 1500+ member organisations in over 130 countries:
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- 1500 Member Organisations
- More than 130 Countries
- 20 Regional and National Nodes