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Profile of registrant

World Development Movement

Identification number in the register: 94193816077-09
Registration date: 24/06/11 11:50:16

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/06/14 11:59:40
The date of the last annual update was 09/06/14 11:59:40

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: World Development Movement
Acronym: WDM
Legal status: Registered company no. 2098198
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  Paul de Hoest
Position: Chair of council

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Dan Iles
Position: Policy and campaigns assistant

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 66 Offley Road 
London SW9 0LS
Telephone number: (+44) 2078204900
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The World Development Movement (WDM) is a UK-based anti-poverty campaigning organisation.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

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

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


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

We lobby decision-makers, organise public campaigning and produce robust research to win change for the world's poorest people. We investigate, expose and challenge government policies and corporate actions that harm vulnerable communities and trap people in poverty. We do not give aid, and we do not run projects; we work alongside activists in the global south to research and promote positive solutions to poverty. Our national network of groups campaign locally.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • External Relations
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Internal Market
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 25
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


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

We are members of Bond, Finance Watch and issue-based networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2012 - 04/2013
Total budget: 2,070,949
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 2,070,949
- donations:
- contributions from members: 667,159
Non EU grants : 692,934
Legacies : 276,957
Appeals to active supporters : 169,867
Recruitment : 14,771
Other fundraising : 124,938
Network subscriptions : 1,231
Other income : 6,155
Gift aid : 116,937
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Our accounts are available here:

Code of conduct

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