We connect our members to each other and to relevant actors in other sectors for inspiration and joint action. A key channel for this is our Thematic Networks, groups of ODAK Europe's members that come together around a theme of common interest. Each has a unique approach – from advocacy efforts to research projects to joint programmes, and several also hold annual conferences. We support these networks in whatever they would like to do, and we facilitate the creation of new networks based on members’ interests.
The work of the ODAK Europe's Thematic Networks cover the entire range of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals -SDGs (even if they don’t always refer to them explicitly), which are a key part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Relevance of the networks with SDGs are mentioned as follows: