The International Foundation for Better Governance is a private foundation registered in Belgium for the purpose of promoting better standards of political governance and administration; it lobbies for the rights of citizens, and defends their freedoms and rights enshrined in the European Charter of Fundamental Rights. The organisation is headquartered in Brussels from where it undertakes work to support national and international organisations that share its values.  The organisation also has offices in the United Kingdom. It is entirely funded by membership subscriptions and by private donations from individuals and organisations that support the Mission of the Foundation.