IDF Europe is an inclusive and multicultural umbrella organization of 71 national diabetes associations in 46 countries across the European region, representing people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals. Through our activities we aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, as well as promote the exchange of best practice and high-quality information about diabetes throughout the European region. We provide essential expertise and up-to-date evidence on diabetes, support awareness campaigns through a wide network of partners and stakeholders, and work with European and international organizations towards the development, implementation and monitoring of effective public policies for diabetes.
IDF Europe receives funding from a number of different sources and projects as outlined here.
The Guiding Principles for IDF Europe Partnership can be found here.
For our registered status as a non-profit organisation, please read our Articles of Association.
IDF Europe would not exist without its Members. National diabetes associations and their continuous work to raise awareness on diabetes are at the heart of our Federation.
IDF Europe is proud to represent a wide and diverse multicultural network of national diabetes associations representing people living with diabetes, healthcare professionals, researchers and educational institutions.
Click here to see the full list of IDF Europe members.
The ultimate decision maker in IDF Europe is the Regional Council which convenes all IDF Europe Members yearly. The Council reviews the Federation's activities for the past year, discusses and adopts an operational plan for the next year, discusses and approves the budget and elects its representatives in the Board of Management.
Each Country, represented by Members, has from 1 to 6 delegates, the same as for the IDF General Assembly, who represent the country.
For more information on IDF Europe's Regional Council, contact Lala Rabemananjara at Lala@idf-europe.org.
IDF EUROPE BOARD
The IDF Europe Regional Board is elected every two years by the Regional Council.
The Regional Board is headed by the Regional Chair and Regional Chair-Elect. All Board Members are elected for a 2-year mandate.
Due to exceptional circumstances (alignment with IDF Board terms) the current Regional Chair and Regional Chair-Elect are serving a 4 year mandate (2015-2019).
The Board meets up to four times a year to review IDF Europe's activities and decide on priority projects and operational plans.
List of present Board Members
ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD
The Advisory Committee is available to the Board for consultation on specific matters which may arise during the Board term.
List of present Members of the Advisory Committee
The IDF Europe staff manages the daily business of the Federation from the Brussels office. It also receives invaluable support from interns and staff exchange with national diabetes associations across Europe every 6 months.
Click here to meet our Staff Members.
TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER
IDF Europe seeks to partner with responsible corporations, foundations or public entities to advance its mission to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure in Europe and worldwide. Read here on How to become a partner.