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Profile of registrant

BBO | Bridging People and Politics

Identification number in the register: 76595157340-25
Registration date: 06/12/11 14:06:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 28/11/13 13:52:06
The date of the last annual update was 28/11/13 13:52:06

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: BBO | Bridging People and Politics
Acronym: BBO
Legal status: Besloten Vennootschap
Website address:


Section: I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants
and more precisely: Professional consultancies

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Antoon Blokland
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Antoon Blokland
Position: Adviser EU

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Plein 
Den Haag 2511 CR
Telephone number: (+31) 703118811
Fax number: (+31) 703561496
Other contact information: Brussels Office
Boulevard Charlemagne 28
B - 1000 Brussel
t 02 230 38 46
f 02 234 56 69 (attn. BBO)

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: BBO advises non-governmental organisations on the use of lobbying and advocacy as strategic instruments, with a view to helping decision and policymakers shape informed policies. Internationally operating clients benefit from BBO’s network of lobby consultants, which branches out to several developing countries.
Level of interests represented:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information: BBO employs one consultant in its Brussels Office as main responsible for EU/EP relations. Other consultants in BBO's The Hague Office maintain relations with the European institutions on a case-by-case basis.

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:

In 2012 BBO has carried out lobby activities towards the EU/EP on the following topics and countries:

Counter Terrorism Measures and NGOs
Security Sector Reform
Pastoralism in Eastern Africa
Ethical Clinical Trials
Raw Materials / Extractives
The "Youth In Action" / Erasmus Programma


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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Trade
  • Youth


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: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Share of turnover related to representing interests to EU institutions on behalf of clients:
150000  € - 200000  €

Clients with turnover below 50000 €.
  • Coordination Europe-Haiti
  • Wemos
  • IKV Pax Christi
  • Haïti Support Group
  • Nederlands Jeugdinstituut
  • Cordaid

Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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