VdA has collaborated with the Plataforma Portuguesa das ONGD (Portuguese Platform of NGDOs) since 2010. This private non-profit organisation represents a group of circa 60 associates/members NGDOs and was created with the mission to contribute to the qualification of civil society intervention in the fields of cooperation for development, humanitarian and emergency aid, and education for development. The platform enhances NGDOs’ capacities as organisations committed to affirming solidarity among peoples and promotes the building of a fairer and more equitable world.