A GGOS Affiliate is a national or regional organization that coordinates geodetic activities in that country or region. GGOS Affiliates allow increased participation in GGOS, especially by organizations in under-represented areas of Africa, Asia-Pacific, and South and Central America.
GGOS Affiliates provide a forum for multi-technique, space-geodetic discussions, work to improve the quality of space-geodetic observations, and encourages the different agencies in that country or region that own, operate, and maintain the space-geodetic infrastructure there to collaborate with each other. To become a GGOS Affiliate, interested organizations submit an application to GGOS which is approved by the GGOS CB by a vote.
GGOS Affiliates are: