About FoRS – Who is FoRS?
FoRS – Czech Forum for Development Cooperation is a platform of non-profit organisations active in foreign development cooperation, humanitarian aid, education and awareness-raising on development issues.
FoRS wants foreign development cooperation, humanitarian aid and active approach to Sustainable Development Goals to be an effective and appreciated contribution of our country to the resolution of common problems and thus also an investment to the life quality of us and our descendants.
FoRS works to improve quality and sustainability of life of people from all around the world, as well as from the Czech Republic. Moreover, it tries to increase effectiveness of development cooperation. In addition, FoRS enforces mutual interests of its members and contributes to the development of its members’ expertise, and creates space for their mutual cooperation.
Since its establishment in 2002, the number of its members and observers has increased to 34 organizations in 2021. FoRS members include local non-profit organisations, think tanks, national departments of international organisations, universities and other entities. FoRS is a platform for mutual coordination and representation of its members towards other actors, especially in the Czechia and the EU, such as state authorities, NGO partner platforms and networks, representatives of the private sector, etc.