Join IDC

Joining the International Detention Coalition means becoming a part of an international network of non-governmental organisations, faith-based groups, academics and practitioners that share a commitment to working with and on behalf of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants affected by immigration detention.

IDC Members are actively engaged in dialogue on emerging and important issues related to immigration detention in their own domestic or regional context, and your IDC membership provides an opportunity to contribute to and influence decisions around immigration detention law, policy and practice around the globe.

IDC Members also receive priority invitations and funding support, where possible, to attend annual IDC Member Consultations, IDC Regional Workshops, and a number of additional regional and domestic trainings, consultations, and advocacy initiatives. The IDC also convenes a number of UN, regional, and domestic stakeholder engagements each year, and IDC Members are prioritised for attendance and participation.

Not convinced? A list of IDC Membership benefits can be found here.’

You can join the IDC both as an individual and/or as an organization. Prospective members must read and agree to theIDC Mission StatementIDC Core Position and Child Protection Policy before seeking membership.

To apply, simply complete the following IDC Member application form in full, providing all necessary supporting documentation and references where necessary:

Completed applications should be submitted via email to