INGO-Service was set up to receive voluntary financial contributions from INGOs with a view to financing certain INGO activities. INGO-Service acts on behalf of the Conference of INGOs in accordance with Article 2.2.10 of the Rules of Procedure of the Conference of INGOs which it adopted on 25 June 2008 and amended on 28 January 2009. Article 2.2.10 is set out below:
"It (the Standing Committee) co-ordinates work on administrative and financial questions affecting the Conference of INGOs and its Committees and Transversal Groups, in consultation with the “INGO-Service”, which is the Conference’s internal financial management structure".
Statutes of INGO Service
These texts will be revised and presented to the INGO-Service General Assembly in January 2012.