Since spring 1991 HOPE'87 has been affiliated with the United Nations regarding common strategies to fight youth unemployment. Since 1992 HOPE'87 has impelemented projects for UNESCO under its status "In Consultative Status with UNESCO". Since 1997 HOPE'87 has been affiliated with the United Nations Economic Commision for Africa (UNECA) and the Organisation for African Unity (OAU). Furthermore, HOPE'87 maintains a close cooperation with the Austrian Missions abroad.
Since 2007 HOPE'87 is an accredited partner of ECHO the EC Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid. Since 2008, HOPE'87 is one of 10 NGOs which are accredited as implementing partners for humanitarian aid measures by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).
HOPE'87 is part of the governing board of the "AG Globale Verantwortung", an umbrella organsiation for Austrian NGOs.