The organization is comprised of an Executive Council and a Consultative council. Members of both Councils receive no salary or any other means of remuneration. EAFORD Council members include well-known persons in the fields of human rights, legal and religious affairs and the struggle against racism and racial discrimination.
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny" – Martin Luther King Jr.
The composition of EAFORD is multi-ethnic, multi-religionist and international in character and, as of 1983, includes experts from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, England, Ex-Yugoslavia, France, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Mexico, Palestine, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, United States of America, and Venezuela.