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Profile of registrant

Jesuit European Social Centre

Identification number in the register: 73391376305-20
Registration date: 26/07/11 17:22:24

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/11/14 16:03:10
The date of the last annual update was 30/06/14 14:27:39

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Jesuit European Social Centre
Acronym: JESC
Legal status: ASBL
Website address:


Section: V - Organisations representing churches and religious communities
and more precisely: Organisations representing churches and religious communities

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  John Dardis
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Jose Ignacio Garcia
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 51 rue du Cornet 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 2 737 97 20
Fax number: (+32) 2 737 97 29
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: JESC seeks to promote the construction of Europe, and specifically of the European Union, grounded on social justice, peace and freedom. We support the Jesuits of Europe and their collaborators in this mission; and we shall continue to reflect on European values and responsibilities, promoting Europe’s solidarity internally and with the wider world.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information: This number refers to the policy-related staff of the Brussels office.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Emmanuelle Devust 18/11/14 14/11/15
Martin Maier 18/11/14 14/11/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Sustainable Development and corporate social responsibility:
Ecology, energy;
Social cohesion:
Social Market Economy;
International financial and economic crisis and EU's role in response:
Active, participatory citizenship

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation


Total number of members that are natural persons: 7
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: The 2011 Entry in the Transparency Register concerns 'OCIPE'. We have recently restructured the office, with a slight change of function, though retaining the earlier aims and ethos. The main change is that we have separated institutionally from our partners in France, Hungary and Poland, while still collaborating with them.


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Belgian Network on Natural Resources:
European Coalition for Corporate Justice:
Réseau européen pour l'Afrique central (EURAC)
International networks of the Catholic religious order, the Jesuits:

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 223,663
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 223,663
- donations: 223,663
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

90% of our finance comes from the Jesuits and 10%% from other organisations of the Catholic Church.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.