Become a Member

Join the Climate and Ozone Protection Alliance and enjoy the follwoing benefits:

membership free of charge
networking opportunities
shape the future of COPA
technology and solutions exchange
early access to publications, newsletters, events

Together we work on the holistic solutions needed to reduce ODS and HFC banks, share technical know-how and facilitate mutual learning. COPA promote international dialogue and exchange, support members and partners in accessing funding and technical support and help to take action on the ground.

We want you to work on solutions with us.


Members can contribute with

Advocacy and Awareness-Raising

Use their reach, visibility, and credibility to help COPA raise its profile and be a catalyst for action on sustainable refrigerant management

Information and Knowledge Sharing

Provide market data, information, technical expertise on efficient, climate friendly cooling to participate in the issue papers and reports of COPA

Implementation and Technology Transfer

Use their core business competencies to deliver training, projects and programs at the local, national, and regional levels.

Policy and Standard Setting

Contribute to setting policy agenda and developing & implementing best practice policies & standards.


Combine expertise/capacity with Alliance members in new ways to develop, test or share new products, technologies, services and approaches.

Financing Institutions

Develop financial mechanisms and offer funding sources in support of sustainable refrigerant management

Become a member

Both ODA- and non-ODA Countries are welcomed to become members of the alliance and benefit from knowledge-exchange and an international network of actors willing to jointly work on the sustainable management of ODS and HFCs. Country member applicants are invited to directly contact the COPA Secretariat to set-up a personal meeting and receive furhter information on how to proceed with your application. 

All COPA Country members must sign the non-legally binding Declaration of Enrollment to show the support to shift to a sustainable refrigerant management.

Governments from ODA countries are furthermore invited to sign the Statement of Undertaking and become a COPA Partner Country. The Statement of Undertaking document includes a national commitment to permanently reduce ODS and HFC banks and to formulate corresponding national targets and required policies.

Countries eligible for COPA funding
Countries eligible to apply for technical support and funding from COPA are COPA Partner Countries who are eligible for Official Development Assistance (ODA) and who have signed  both the "Declaration of Enrollment" and the "Statement of Undertaking "(see previous paragraph). The COPA Steering Committee will be responsible for the approval process and reviewing of applications. The committee will guide any allocation of funding in alignment with the COPA Governance Statues and Plenum decisions, in accordance with available funding opportunities. 

COPA is open to all organisations and representatives from the public and the private sector, academia and civil society. With the COPA membership-application you signify that your organisation is interested in becoming a member of COPA. The membership implies the support of the vision of COPA and an active participation in one or more working groups.

Click the link below to fill out the online membership application form for COPA membership. 

Apply here