Exclusive Member Benefits
The Council’s membership comprises both individuals and organizations that are the major driving forces of identifying the challenges and opportunities that exist across African and Diaspora communities. This includes entrepreneurs, leaders across various fields, experience advisors, collaborators, investors, training opportunities and essential resources all in one place. Together we are stronger, able to draw on each others’ expertise and collective actions.
Each year, PAC members organize and participate in hundreds of events worldwide and engage with each other to gain insights on the developments that are impacting and transforming our global African family. Members access world leaders, senior government officials, members of parliament/congress, and prominent thinkers and practitioners, many of whom are members themselves. Strengthen your professional networks and identify shared opportunities globally.
Training & Intelligence
Members gain unparalleled access to PAC’s resources, intellectual capital, workshops, training and platform for idea exchange. In addition, members receive a subscription to PAC’s monthly flagship newsletter “Pan-African Intelligence”, and access to the organization’s full archives online, as well as other exclusive content and wide array of publications and briefing materials.
Matchmaking, Referrals & Privileges
The Council receives hundreds of inquiries from leaders, businesses, diplomats, event organizers, etc. for referrals on talent, services, products, and investment opportunities, tender invitations, among many others. PAC refers only its members to these opportunities. In addition, Council members receive special access to our global events, discounts and offers from its membership for savings.
Visibility and Exposure
PAC gives exposure and promotes your achievements and undertakings worldwide through our events, online presence, newsletters, media contacts and directory of members. We consistently showcases our members’ programs, events, trainings, achievements and undertakings. This provides a special opportunity for members to be seen by thousands of companies, leaders and community stakeholders internationally.
Recognition and Influence
Approved members receive a beautiful Certificate of Membership suitable for framing, a letter confirming membership, and honorable mentions across our digital ecosystem for their work. PAC membership enables you to take part in advising the decisions we make and suggesting the initiatives we should invest or participate in in order to build our movement for the benefit of the world.
The Council is the voice for individuals, communities, organizations and corporations addressing the important issues of economic development, public policy, international relations, human rights and quality of life with legislators, elected officials, policy makers and the business community. Members will be able to use the Council platform to voice their concerns and advocate for the issues they care about.
By way of application, professional membership in the Pan-African Council is open to Africans and peoples of African descent irrespective of their citizenship and nationality throughout the world. Council members must respect the mission, vision and values of the organization and those of the African Union, and also be willing to contribute to the socioeconomic development of Africa and its communities around the globe.
Accepted members include both individuals and legal entities who have demonstrated leadership in their respective fields, are active in the positive development of Africa and/or their local communities, and are willing to commit their time, resources and expertise in the promotion of the Council’s goals and programs.
Termination of Membership
- A member may resign from the Council upon notice (written or electronic) to the Board of Directors.
- A membership may be terminated by the Board of Directors, for conduct prejudicial to the aims or reputation of the Pan-African Council and for conflict of interests.