SENS is a network of social economy of Serbia and the only national network that brings together social enterprises. IDC as the Secretary General of the network is trying to maintain, supplement and monitor the development of the network, which now numbers 38 members. The network aims to provide members education, expert advice and promotion in all phases of starting and running a business. By combining and sharing knowledge and experience of social enterprises become stronger, more visible and influential.
Since August 2013, the IDC became a member of SOLIDAR – European network of NGOs working in the field of social justice promotion in Europe and worldwide. Solidar is a voice of its members in international and EU institutions by actively campaigning, but it also provides project management, coordination, monitoring implementation of policies and raising awareness of issues important to its members. Solidar works with civil society organizations, the labor movement and political parties that share our values. SOLIDAR is a member of the Social Platform (European platform for creating social NGOs), CONCORD (EU NGO confederation for relief and development) and EUCIS-LLL (European platform of civil society organizations for Lifelong Learning).
IDC is an active member of the Samaritan international Network – SAMI since September 2014. The guiding principle of SAMARITAN INTERNATIONAL is a European federation of non-profit and non-governmental organizations that are independent of political, religious and religious organizations and working in the field of social services, civil protection, first aid and volunteer work.
Advocacy – SAMARITAN INTERNATIONAL is an intermediary between the European institutions and its member states in fields that are of interest to their work, primarily in the areas of medical care, volunteer work and humanitarian aid.
As Secretary General of SENS network, IDC joined the ENSIE network, which brings together
25 national and regional organizations from 18 European countries. The aim of the network is to represent, maintain and develop the network of social enterprises engaged in the integration of hard-to-employ and marginalized groups. ENSI works to strengthen the capacity of encouraging cooperation and partnerships, promoting best practices and participating in defining European policy in the field of social exclusion. Since 2011, ENSI is recognized as a key partner of the European Commission in the area of social inclusion of marginalized groups.
Since 2015, IDC is a member of regional network IRIS (Improving Social Services), which brings together over 140 member of civil society organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. IRIS network is the only regional network linking civil society organizations that provide social services in the region of Southeast Europe. It was formed with an aim to enable exchange of knowledge and experiences and strengthen non-profit organizations social service providers and help them get identified as equal partners by public sector.
KorSP – The Coalition for the development and promotion of social entrepreneurship
IDC is a member of the Coalition for the development and promotion of social entrepreneurship , along with TRAG Foundation , European Movement in Serbia , Group 484 and Smart Kolektiv . The Coalition is committed to continuous development of social entrepreneurship, raising public awareness on social entrepreneurship, reducing poverty, increasing employment opportunities for marginalized groups, social inclusion and the solving of social problems in alternative ways.