Our members are representatives of different communities living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Europe. The nature of the EATG implies that it has members all over WHO Europe and sometimes even beyond.
In 2019, almost half of EATG members came from Western Europe (as defined by WHO). 24% of members were from Central Europe and 21% from Eastern Europe. EATG sees increases in membership coming from Central and Eastern Europe within the past years.
WHO definition of Western Europe (23 countries): Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom; Central Europe (15 countries): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey; Eastern Europe (15 countries): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
There are two kinds of membership:
- Supporting Membership, access to mailing lists and information, without a voting right
- Ordinary Membership, with voting right, usually granted after 1 year of work as Supporting Member
All members of the EATG are members of the General Assembly. The General Assembly of the EATG is the highest decision-making body of the EATG. The General Assembly is called by the Board of Directors at least once a year. The Board of Directors consists of at least four and at most seven people. The General Assembly elects the members of the board and decides on the number of the members of the Board of Directors. Directors are elected for a period of two years.
Our members are active within all projects and activities that are carried out by the organization, as volunteers, project leaders, representatives etc. Members are encouraged to be involved in policy, scientific projects, training, our projects etc.