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Profile of registrant

ACTIVE - sobriety, friendship and peace

Identification number in the register: 589385511147-45
Registration date: 15/05/13 15:26:56

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/05/14 13:55:21
The date of the last annual update was 15/05/14 13:55:21

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: ACTIVE - sobriety, friendship and peace
Acronym: ACTIVE
Legal status: Voluntary Organization No.61
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Maja Stojanovska
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Simon Olsson
Position: President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 38 Gammelgardsvagen Stora Essingen
P.O. box: 12825
Stockholm 11297
Telephone number: (+46) 086726692
Fax number: (+46) 086726692
Other contact information: ACTIVE - Sobriety, Friendship and Peace is a European youth umbrella organization gathering more than 25 000 young people and more than 500 youth groups.
Founded in 1990, ACTIVE today has 32 member organization in 26 countries in Europe.
ACTIVE's work focuses on the seizing of the potential of young people and creating healthy, safe and encouraging environments, free from alcohol and other drugs.
Our activities represent non formal education methods, and through them we address topics relevant for young people in Europe such as democracy, human rights, social inclusion, youth advocacy and social participation.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Our vision is a democratic, diverse and peaceful world free from alcohol and other drugs where any individual can live up to her full potential.
The main activities of Active are trainings, intercultural learning and social activities. Active builds on international meetings, study sessions and workshops - educating it's members on topics such as democracy, human rights or alcohol. We believe that mutual understanding creates the base of equality and peace.
Our organization aims to foster the creation of more free, safe and inclusive environments for young people, to facilitate the capacity building of young people on various societal issues, and to advocate for better social conditions and opportunities for young people to be engaged, healthy and proactive citizens in the future.
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: 3
Complementary information: In our structure, we have two persons in the Office of the organization who are engaged in monitoring the developments in the European Union and ensuring the taking up of a proactive approach on behalf of the organization.
Additionally, we have one more person from the Board responsible for representation, advocacy and networking.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Maja Stojanovska 20/05/14 15/05/15
Vasilka Lalevska 17/05/14 15/05/15


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

The main aspects on our EU work in 2012 were focused on monitoring the health issues, together with the questions related to youth unemployment, social inclusion and initiatives in the field EU's funding programmes and developments. Of particular interest to us are the developments related to the EU Alcohol Strategy.
In addition to this, we have realized many meetings with MEPs, stakeholders and DG representatives, addressing the above-mentioned issues. Ultimately, we have attended various consultations, meetings,seminars and debates.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Communication
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 32
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Free Youth of Albania (50 members)
  • Trezvennost-Optimalist (110 members)
  • Udruženje za promociju zdravih životnih stilova– LINK (65 members)
  • Centar za edukaciju mladih - CEM (1,200 members)
  • United People for Development and Collaboration (40 members)
  • Juvente Estonia (60 members)
  • Ungtemplarasamband Foroya (UAE) (100 members)
  • Juvente Finland (400 members)
  • UNF Finland (100 members)
  • Juvente Germany (250 members)
  • KIM - Kinder im Mittelpunkt Germany (220 members)
  • Null Prosent (150 members)
  • Ungmennaregla IOGT (190 members)
  • JAF (550 members)
  • Baltu Ainiai (600 members)
  • REACT (70 members)
  • Juba (800 members)
  • Juvente Norway (1,500 members)
  • IOGT Poland (300 members)
  • Dunare EDU. Romania (800 members)
  • IOGT Youth Federation Russia (1,400 members)
  • Together Against Drugs (TAD) (3,000 members)
  • NOM (70 members)
  • Nykterhetsrörelsens Scoutförbund (NSF) (6,500 members)
  • UNF (8,000 members)
  • Kinder im Mittelpunkt (KIM) Switzerland (230 members)
  • Juvente Switzerland (60 members)
  • Sober Crescent and Stars from Turkey (40 members)
  • Youth Temperance Movement “Better” (200 members)
  • Active UK (40 members)
  • College of democracy (170 members)
  • Youth Solidarity Albania (70 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: The organizations College of Democracy from Moldova and Youth Solidarity Albania from Albania practice pro-tempore membership in ACTIVE.


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

Active has a good co-operation with NORDGU. Active is a member of European Youth Forum, Eurocare, UNITED for Intercultural Action, ECAS, EPHA and EURAD.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 199,238
of which public financing: 92,677
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 76,113
- from national sources: 16,564
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 106,561
- donations: 64,011
- contributions from members: 33,620
Other sources : 7,656
Late receivables : 1,274
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.