Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) was formed in 1998 on the basis of recommendation from the Government of Germany through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs asan Activity of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). GFMC is an internationally recognized centre of excellence in the field of wildland fire science, global wildland fire monitoring, technology transfer and international policy support. GFMC is responsible for the research, initial preparation, and drafting of the training materials and production of the EuroFire website
The International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF) was founded in 1900 in Paris to encourage and promote cooperation among firefighters and other experts in fire and rescue throughout the world. CTIF is the international fire and rescue competency and information network, representing five million fire fighters who protect a population of one billion every day. CTIF is playing a crucial part in the evaluation, review and dissemination of the new training material.
Rural Development Initiatives (RDI) is a not-for-profit company which offers a wide range of project management services to the rural sector. RDI has a particularly strong track record in running training and workforce development programmes. RDI are responsible for the development and publication of the EuroFire competency Standards and training materials.