AESGP represents its members in the World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI), a federation of over 50 member associations in all continents.

As a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in official relations with the World Health Organization, WSMI contributes to WHO's Public Health goals through specialised expertise. WSMI also represents the industry in other international organisations, such as ICH, WIPO, Codex Alimentarius and internationl health professionals' organisations.

In close collaboration with WSMI, AESGP informs its members of all relevant developments taking place on a global level with a potential impact on Europe.