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Profile of registrant

Movement International de la Jeunesse Agricole et Rural Catholique

Identification number in the register: 65476094669-35
Registration date: 03/12/10 15:10:22

The information on this organisation was last modified on 26/11/13 09:55:56
The date of the last annual update was 26/11/13 09:55:56

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Movement International de la Jeunesse Agricole et Rural Catholique
Acronym: MIJARC Europe
Legal status: Non-Profit Organisation
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  Lyubomir Todorov
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Lyubomir Todorov
Position: President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 53 rue Joseph Coosemans 
Brussels 1030
Telephone number: (+32) 485368474
Fax number: (+32) 27349225
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: MIJARC Europe, the International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth, is an international non governmental and non profit youth organization with a Christian identity, which is runned by young people and for young people living in the rural world.

As a European umbrella organization that gathers around 130.000 youngsters from all over Europe, MIJARC is a training and education movement, which targets young people coming from and living in rural areas.

The aim of our organisation is to defend the future and the interests of the rural world and the persons who live in it,specially youth, motivate them to contribute for a sustainable rural development.

By promoting training and education in the rural environment, MIJARC Europe aims also to provide tools to rural youngsters to fight social exclusion and to improve their opportunities as well as to empower them to be active citizens, making their voice heard towards decision-makers.

At European level, we aim at represent the interests of rural youngsters towards the international organizations, the church and the public opinion.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 6.5
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:

MIJARC Europe works on 5 main topics defined by its General Assembly from 2009 to 2013, on which it is our goal to lobby, making European rural youth voice be heard at European level:

- The quality of Formal, Non-formal and Informal education;

- Sustainable development of rural areas, farming, glocal markets and Food Sovereignty;

- Youth participation;

- Protection of the environment (natural resources) and Climate Change;

- Human Rights and equal participation to society;

This year most of the lobby work was concerning farming, food sovereignty and youth participation.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Development
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 114,800
Number of member organisations: 10
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Mouvement Rurale de la Jeunesse Chrétienne (MRJC) (15,000 members)
  • Katolische Landjugendbewegung Deutchlands (KLJB) (70,000 members)
  • Juventude Agrária e Rural Católica (JARC) (300 members)
  • Movimiento de Jovenes Rurales Cristianos (MJRC) (1,000 members)
  • Movimiento de Joves Cristians de Comarques (JARC) (100 members)
  • Katholieke Landelijke Jeugd (KLJ) (27,000 members)
  • Katolikus Ifjúsági Mozgalom (500 members)
  • Edukacja I Rozhwoj (EiR) (100 members)
  • Youth Movement for Development of the Rural Areas in Bulgaria (YMDRAB) (300 members)
  • APSD-Agenda 21 (500 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.

MIJARC Europe is member of MIJARC World the European Youth Forum and the European Coordination La Via Campesina.
It is also partner of Rural Youth Europe and FIMARC.
MIJARC Europe is represented on the Advisory Council on Youth of the European Youth Foundation (Council of Europe).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 109,902
of which public financing: 81,516
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 81,516
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 28,386
- donations: 9,986
- contributions from members: 17,800
Participation fees : 600
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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