The Alliance is owned by the governments of its member nations, which have the ultimate decision-making power within the organization on all matters, including policy, financial or membership issues. Member-States govern the Alliance through the General Assembly which makes all major decisions for the organization.
Alliance Membership is open to all. Per its voluntary membership process any Country and State/Province may join and become a member of the Alliance. Under the the Alliance Charter, Member-States have no obligation to make any monetary contribution and their obligations are to :
(i) comply with the Alliance Charter, Regulations and Decisions of the Alliance;
(ii) supply, data required for the proper implementation of the Alliance initiatives, duties and objectives within their respective territories;
(iii) enter into a Master Framework Country Convention and Host Site Agreement and;
(iv) support at least one (1) specific Alliance Venture and/or PPP Project in order to finance the Alliance Initiative in their territory.
The Alliance Fully-Fledged Member State status are granted to Member States of the United Nations that are in good standing, that have signed the UN Millennium Declaration, that adhere to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Program and that are not in conflict or subject to suspension by the U.N or under International Sanction.
The Alliance Associate Member status are granted to Intergovernmental Organization (IGO) that do not have an associated governmental status.
Alliance Associate Members have no voting rights at the General Assembly meeting, however, they may obtain the right to speak or to provide recommendations to the General Assembly that, if accepted may result in declarations or resolutions of the General Assembly.
The Alliance Observer Member status are granted to Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).
Alliance Observer Members have no voting rights, nor can they submit recommendations, however, they may obtain the right to speak at the General Assembly meeting.
Today, the Alliance counts 34 Fully-Fledged Member-States who collectively own and determine Alliance policies.
The Alliance 3 Founding Member-States
Le Royaume du Maroc 5/29/2007
The Dominican Republic 5/4/2007
La République du Niger 5/7/2007
The Republic of Zambia 6/9/2007
The Republic of Uganda 7/30/2007
République de Guinée 8/3/2007
La République du Bénin 9/24/2007
The Republic of Panama 9/24/2007
La République du Sénégal 10/31/2007
La République du Burkina Faso 12/24/2007
La République du Togo 12/31/2007
La République de Centrafrique 1/25/2008
La République de Côte d’Ivoire 2/3/2008
The Republic of Chile 5/8/2008
The State of Rio Grande do Norte 5/30/2008
The State of Gauteng 7/17/2008
La République du Congo 8/20/2008
La République d’Haïti 9/29/2008
La République de Madagascar 10/5/2008
The Republic of Liberia 10/21/2008
The Republic of Costa Rica 10/30/2008
La République Démocratique du Congo 12/16/2008
La République du Tchad 2/14/2009
La République du Burundi 3/25/2009
The Autonomous Community of Catalonia 5/17/2009
The Republic of Rwanda 9/7/2009
The Republic of Ghana 7/7/2010
La République du Mali 5/30/2011
La République Tunisienne 12/17/2012
Antigua and Barbuda 9/29/2012
The Republic of Sierra Leone 2/25/2013
The Republic of Yemen 7/30/2013
République de Guinée Bissau 9/27/2013
The People’s Republic of Bangladesh 11/17/2019
Prof. Raul SANTANA NUNEZ, Director of the National Center of Excellence in the Republic of Chile
Professor Raul SANTANA NUNEZ is the National Director of the National Center of Excellence of Chile, the fourteenth member state of the Alliance. His responsibility is to oversee the implementation of the national Strategic Development Plan of Chile and to develop, coordinate and co-manage with Dr Raul Gonzalez ORB and the Ministry of Sports the NCE and each ESLs.
Professor SANTANA has been the Focal Point of the Alliance since April 2008 and as such has obtained the adhesion of Chile by the signature of the Secretary of Chiledeportes, Mr. Jaime Pizarro Herrera. He has since been very active in the development of public-private partnerships in the sustainable energy sectors.
Professor SANTANA graduated from the University of Chile with the double title of Professor of Physical Education and Professor of Biology and Science. In Germany he obtained a degree in Sports Administration. He is a graduate and specialist in Human Nutrition and Educational Computing.
He taught for several decades in the Department of Physical Education at the Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences as a Professor of Bioenergetics, Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition, while serving in various capacities, including Academic Director and Member of the Executive Committee of the Higher Education Quality Improvement Project.
Manager and postgraduate teacher, he created and directed the master's and doctorate in the Science of Human Motricity at the Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences. He promoted the degree in ecotourism and the degree in physical activity sciences. He accompanied the preparation of 49 student reports at the end of their studies. As an author, he has published numerous articles, reports, book chapters and co-authored books.
Professor SANTANA also taught at the National Institute of Football, Sports and Physical Activity where he was in charge of the Functional Evaluation Laboratory of Sport, preparation of seminars and teaching. He has participated as a delegate, lecturer and coordinator in numerous courses, seminars, congresses, scientific conferences both nationally and abroad.