Global Dialogue Foundation Australia Limited

Organization's name: Global Dialogue Foundation Australia Limited
Organization's acronym: GDF
Headquarters address  
Address: 11 Daviesia Drive
Plenty VIC 3090
Phone: +61405330066
Web site:
Organization type: Foundation
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Business and Industry
  • Climate Change
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Family
  • Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Migration
  • Outer Space
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Technical Cooperation
  • United Nations Reform
  • Women
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Women and health

  • International migration

Social Development:
  • Poverty
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Education
  • Forests
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Oceans and seas
  • Poverty
  • Science
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Technology
  • Transport
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Zambia
  • Philippines
  • Algeria
  • North Macedonia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Senegal
  • Portugal
  • Zimbabwe
  • Austria
  • Armenia
  • Albania
  • Türkiye
  • Israel
  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • Russian Federation
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
  • Cameroon
  • Iceland
  • United States of America
  • Togo
  • Romania
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Bulgaria
  • India
  • Switzerland
  • Egypt
  • Nigeria
  • Fiji
  • Qatar
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • France
  • Nepal
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2008
Year of registration (YYYY): 2009
Organizational structure: Global Dialogue Foundation (Australia Limited) is a Public limited liability, not-for-profit organisations, registered in Australia. The Administrative Board overall governs the foundation and provides strategic direction. The Coordinative Board is responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities and implementing the foundation's strategy. Sector Boards of Directors are responsible for developing grassroots projects in each of the sectors, aligned with the foundation's constitution.
Number and type of members: Number of members: 110 Type of members: civil society organisations, cultural and ethnic groups & organisations, peak bodies, indigenous organisations, individuals, youth organisations, private business, arts, educational institutes, welfare organisations, peak civil society umbrellas, consultants, religious councils, students, media, radio, ngo networks, poverty alleviation organisations, business councils, diaspora organisations,
Affiliation with NGO networks: Associated with DPI
Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Other sources
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
Funding structure other: Private business donations

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: UN Alliance of Civilizations: Global Dialogue Foundation has worked in close collaboration with the UN Alliance of Civilizations since 2010, promoting intercultural dialogue and understanding and anchoring the mission of the Alliance of Civilizations in grassroots communities around the world.
Publications: VOICE Magazine. Launched in 2013, issued every 2 months.
Purpose of the organization: 1. Strengthening the role of civil society organisations to promote intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and inclusion, at grassroots level within their own countries and across them. 2. Improving relations within and between all cultural, ethnic and religious groups, including all minorities, majorities and migrants in the country, preventing persistent tensions and divides. 3. Supporting the efforts of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to close the gap between government institutions and civil society organizations. 4. Contributing in expanding the number of countries participating in the mission of the Alliance of Civilizations at grassroots level and driving the development of intercultural actions around the world. 5. Creating opportunitities for partnerships with socially responsible business in the private sector, encouraging entrepreneurship, mentoring with a focus on developing new employment opportunities in participating countries, and trading relations across the Diaspora.

Informal regional network of NGOs

UN-NGO-IRENE Newsletter: Yes

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • DPI