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Profile of registrant

CARE International EU Liaison Office

Identification number in the register: 90237823189-97
Registration date: 08/02/10 16:56:36

The information on this organisation was last modified on 12/01/15 10:18:47
The date of the last annual update was 12/01/15 10:18:47

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: CARE International EU Liaison Office
Acronym: CI
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Robert Glasser
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Celine Mias
Position: EU Representative

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 12 Rue du Trone 
Bruxelles 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 289 00 18
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Celine Mias, EU Representative
+32 2 289 00 17

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE will be a global force and partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We will be known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people.

Our Mission
CARE’s mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility. We promote lasting change by:
1. Strengthening capacity for self-help
2. Providing economic opportunity
3. Delivering relief in emergencies
4. Influencing policy decisions at all levels
5. Addressing discrimination in all its forms
Guided by the aspirations of local communities, we pursue our mission with both excellence and compassion because the people whom we serve deserve nothing less.

CI EU Liaison Office
CARE International works closely with the various institutions of the European Union through our representation office in Brussels. Communication takes place with the European Commission’s Directorates General on Development (DG DEVCO) which formulates development polic and implements it; and on humanitarian crises (ECHO). We also work in close contact with the European Members of Parliament (MEPs). Efforts to influence policies of individual Member States are done in collaboration with CARE International members in the EU countries concerned.

CARE International is committed to transparency about EU interest representation. CARE International believes that this register fails basic transparency standards and that it does not provide EU lobbying transparency. When registering, we have therefore chosen to give all relevant information that we consider necessary for lobbying transparency. A credible EU lobbying transparency register should include names of individual lobbyists and the issues that they try to influence, provide precise and comparable financial information on lobbying, and have effective sanctions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information disclosed. In an effort to arrive at a more objective way of calculating lobbying expenditures, we follow guidelines that result from consultations with public interest organisations, professionals working on lobby transparency as well as experts of US lobby disclosure legislation. Our registration is therefore providing a more comprehensive calculation of our expenses for activities that aim to influence the policy formulation and decision-making processes of the European institutions, and a list of those who, on behalf of CARE International, carry out out such activities.
Our registration is based on the guidelines for transparent registration developed by the Civil Society Contact Group and ALTER-EU. Find the guidelines on or”
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alison Celine Hall-Mias 09/10/14 07/10/15
Silvia Di Santo 21/01/15 19/01/16
Inge Brees 21/01/15 19/01/16


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

On behalf of CARE INTERNATIONAL the persons listed below have had, during the reporting period, four or more contacts with members or officials of the EU institutions with the objective of influencing the policy formulation and decision-making processes of the European institutions; or they have spent 20 percent or more of their working time on behalf of CARE INTERNATIONAL carrying out such activities:

-Ms Celine Mias, EU Representative
-Ms Inge Brees, EU Advocacy Officer
-Ms Silvia Di Santo, Senior EU Partnership Advisor

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 14
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

  • PERU
Complementary information:


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

CONCORD (European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development)

VOICE (Volontary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies)

CAN (Climate Action Network)

Financial data

Financial year: 07/2012 - 02/2013
Total budget: 309,645
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 309,645
- donations:
- contributions from members:
CARE International national sections : 309,645
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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