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Profile of registrant

Local Government Denmark

Identification number in the register: 43783176689-06
Registration date: 15/09/11 16:16:02

The information on this organisation was last modified on 13/09/13 15:26:48
The date of the last annual update was 13/09/13 15:26:48

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Local Government Denmark
Acronym: LGDK
Legal status: Private Organization
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Local, regional and municipal authorities (at sub-national level)

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Sine Sunesen
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Karsten Thystrup
Position: Head of Legal & European Affaires

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 10 Weidekampsgade 
P.O. box: 3370
Copenhagen 2300
Telephone number: (+45) 33703370
Fax number: (+45) 33703371
Other contact information: LGDK Brussels Office:

Square de Meeûs 1
Brussels, Belgium
+32 (0) 2 550 1260

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: LGDK is the interest organization and member authority of Danish municipalities. It is voluntary to be a member of LGDK, but nevertheless all 98 Danish municipalities are members. The mission of LGDK is to safeguard common interests of the municipalities, assist the individual municipality with consultancy services and in addition ensure that the local authorities are provided with up-to-date and relevant information.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national

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

Number of persons: 2.5
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:

Areas relating to environment, clima, education, growth, employment, territorial coorperation.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 329
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.

The CEMR (The Council of European Municipalities and Regions)

The CEEP (The European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public services)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2010 - 12/2010
Total budget: 47,493,456
of which public financing: 47,493,456
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources: 47,493,456
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 250000  € - 300000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

LGDK's income is distributed as follows:

49 % from member fee.

39,1 % from consulting - primarily from Danish municipalities.

8,9 % is other operating income.

3 % is financial income.

Code of conduct

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