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Profile of registrant

VIRUS - Verein Projektwerkstatt für Umwelt und Soziales

Identification number in the register: 89377373434-32
Registration date: 12/04/10 12:42:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/04/14 18:30:09
The date of the last annual update was 11/04/14 18:30:09

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: VIRUS - Verein Projektwerkstatt für Umwelt und Soziales
Acronym: VIRUS
Legal status: association
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  Wolfgang Rehm
Position: One (of four) chair(wo)men

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Wolfgang Rehm
Position: One (of four) chair(wo)men

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 59 Waehringerstrasse 
Wien 1090
Telephone number: (+43) 69912419913
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Establish high levels of "environmental-protection", without neglecting social effects.
Successfully fight climate change
Trigger and support a shift towards improved and more sophisticated energy - (not only electricity!) and transport-policies. Highlighting the differences between transport and mobility
Keep or reestablish good hydromorphological status of rivers and aquatic bodies.
Protect aquatic ecology and drinking water resources
Nature conservation.
Establish open procedures of approval of plans and projects (such as SEA and EIA) including an adequate level of culture when it comes to public participation.
Establish transparent procedures of decisionmaking on assigning the label "common interests" to certain projects and undertakings - including participation
Proper implementation of international conventions(such as Aarhus,Espoo) and EU-directives (such as EIA, public participation, WFD, FFH and bird protection)
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 2
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:

Danube Strategy (Environment, Energy and transport policies with special focus on the myths and real world conditions in the field of inland navigation ), consultations to Priority Area 1a

Compliance with EIA, SEA, FFH and Water Framework directives

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 14
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.


Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 3,460
of which public financing: 60
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 60
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 3,400
- donations: 3,400
- 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:

We are a "civil society organization" working on a free basis - our financial situation described in brief: no employées, no regular funding, so no guaranteed budget.

Code of conduct

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