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Profile of registrant

Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development

Identification number in the register: 24100651519-64
Registration date: 14/04/09 14:51:50

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/04/14 12:55:47
The date of the last annual update was 09/04/14 12:55:47


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development
Acronym: MIO-ECSDE
Legal status: independent legal entity, civil, non-profit society
Website address: http://www.mio-ecsde.org

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Michael Scoullos
Position: Chairman

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Michael Scoullos
Position: Chairman

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 12 Kyrristou Street, 
Athens 10556
GREECE
Telephone number: (+30) 2103247490
Fax number: (+30) 2103317127
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: MIO-ECSDE is a technical and political instrument facilitating the intervention of NGOs in the Mediterranean scene, in narrow co-operation with all socio-economic actors in the region and related international and national organizations and authorities willing to play an active role in favour of the environment, culture and sustainable development of the Mediterranean Region.

The objective of the Organization is to contribute directly and indirectly to the protection of the environment, aquatic (including marine), terrestrial and atmospheric, of the Mediterranean Region, including wild flora and fauna, biotopes, forests, coasts, as well as the conservation, restoration and promotion of the cultural elements of cities, archaeological and traditional settlements and monuments and in general, the cultural heritage of the populations bordering the Mediterranean, aiming at the promotion of the sustainable development of the area under the conditions of Peace. In this sense it may also assist or facilitate the functioning of thematic or other networks or initiatives with relevant objectives.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

Activities

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


A top priority for MIO-ECSDE is achieving integration of environment and sustainability concerns in relevant other policies of the EU as well as the Euro-Med Partnership/Union for the Mediterranean. Some specific EU policy issues which are undoubtedly of vital importance for the Mediterranean region and that MIO-ECSDE streamlined into its programme for 2012 (following up on groundwork done during previous years) by way of written contributions to communications and calls for comments, advocacy, papers, statements /declarations/position papers, meetings, etc. were:

Sustainable Development
Education for Sustainable Development
Resource efficiency
Blue Growth
The Water Framework Directive (WFD) and EU Water Initiative
The Marine Framework Strategy Directive
Maritime and Coastal Tourism in the EU
Marine Litter
Protected Areas, Biodiversity and Invasive Alien Species
REACH, EDCs, Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
Nanotechnologies
European Neighbourhood Policy and its Financial Instrument (ENPI)
Horizon 2020 Initiative to De-pollute the Mediterranean by 2020
Public Participation, Access to Information, Access to Justice, etc.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 128
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • European Environmental Bureau - EEB (0 members)
  • Arab Network for Environment and Development - RAED (0 members)
  • Centre International de Droit Compare de l'Environnement - CIDCE (0 members)
  • Mediterranean Scientific Association of Environmental Protection - MES (800 members)
  • Friends of the Earth Middle East - Middle East Environmental NGO Forum (1,500 members)
  • Alliance Maghreb Machrek pour l'Eau - ALMAE (0 members)
  • Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles - International - ME (200 members)
  • BIOSFERA (46 members)
  • Protection and Preservation of the Natural Environment in Albania - PP (500 members)
  • Environmental Center for Administration and Technology (ECAT) (0 members)
  • Association de Volontariat TOUIZA - TOUIZA (500 members)
  • Association Ecologique de Boumerdes - AEB (1,200 members)
  • Association Memoire de SETIF - SETIF (0 members)
  • The Croatian MAB Committee (0 members)
  • Federation of Environmental & Ecological Organisations of Cyprus - FEE (0 members)
  • Balady Association, Port Said Branch (200 members)
  • Nature Friends Association (120 members)
  • Association U- MARINU (50 members)
  • Comité de Liaison des Associations pour l’ Environnement du Languedoc- (0 members)
  • ECOCITY (3,800 members)
  • Comité de Liaison des Associations pour l’ Environnement FNE (3,000 members)
  • Société de Protection de la Nature de AGDE - AGDE (0 members)
  • Union Régionale pour la Sauvegarde de la Vie, de la Nature et de l’ En (0 members)
  • Hellenic Association of Educators for Environmental Education- HAEEE (1,700 members)
  • Hellenic Institute of Environment, Water Reuse and Preservation (0 members)
  • Hellenic Ornithological Society - EOE (2,500 members)
  • Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature - HSPN (1,600 members)
  • ELLINIKI ETAIRIA (Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage) (1,980 members)
  • Interdisciplinary Institute for Environmental Research - INIER (0 members)
  • Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles - GREECE - MEDASSET (400 members)
  • Mediterranean SOS Network - Mediterranean SOS (1,000 members)
  • World Wide Fund for Nature - Hellas WWF-HELLAS (20,000 members)
  • A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity - Hellas A WISH - Hellas (20 members)
  • Athens Environemnt Foundation (0 members)
  • Israel Society for Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences (1,500 members)
  • The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel - SPNI (40,000 members)
  • Centro Regionale d’ Intervento per la Cooperazione - CRIC (0 members)
  • Coordinamento delle Organizzazioni non governative per la Cooperazione (0 members)
  • Forum for the Venice Lagoon (0 members)
  • Italia Nostra (15,000 members)
  • LEGAMBIENTE (100,000 members)
  • MAREVIVO Associazione Ambientalista (0 members)
  • Casa dei Diritti Sociali FOCUS (30,000 members)
  • Istituto per l’Ambiente e l’Educazione Scholé Futuro - Scholé (1,500 members)
  • Land and Human to Advocate Progress - LHAP (3,000 members)
  • The Jordanian Environment Society - JES (0 members)
  • The Jordanian Society for Desertification Control and Badia Developmen (1,500 members)
  • AMWAJ of the Environment - AMWAJ (200 members)
  • Association Liban Nature Environnement - LINE (200 members)
  • Association Libanaise pour la Maîtrise de l’Energie et de l’Environnem (0 members)
  • Lebanese Environmental Forum - LEF (0 members)
  • The Union of Northern Associations for Sustainable Development - UNASD (0 members)
  • Makhzoumi Foundation - MF (38 members)
  • International Energy Foundation - IEF (1,300 members)
  • Birdlife Malta - MOS (1,200 members)
  • Nature Trust (3,000 members)
  • Club des amis de la nature et la protection de l'environnement - CANPE (30 members)
  • Association pour le Développement Durable - ADD (0 members)
  • NGO Greens of Montenegro (30 members)
  • Association Femmes et Jeunesse dans l’ Environnement Maghrebin - AFJEM (0 members)
  • Association Marocaine pour la Protection de l’ Environnement - ASMAPE (0 members)
  • Club Marocain d’ Education en matiere de Population et d’ Environnemen (0 members)
  • Environmental centre for Development, Education and Networking (EDEN c (0 members)
  • Maison de l'Environnement-Association Atlas Saϊs (45 members)
  • National Drought Observatory of Morocco/Observatoire National de la Se (0 members)
  • Société Protectrice des Animaux et de la Nature - SPANA (0 members)
  • Swat youth front (SYF) (300 members)
  • Palestinian Hydrology Group for Water and Environmental Resources Deve (50 members)
  • Amigos da terra (500 members)
  • ETNIA (0 members)
  • Liga para a Proteccao da Natureza- LPN (0 members)
  • Society for Bird Research and Nature Protection - DPPVN (90 members)
  • Amigos del Mediterraneo (500 members)
  • Asociacion Malaguena para la Protection de la Vida Silvestre - SILVEMA (0 members)
  • Fundacion Iberoamerica-Europa (0 members)
  • Itaca Asociacion defensa Naturaleza y Medio Ambiente - ITACA (400 members)
  • MEDITERRANIA, Centre d’ Iniciatives Ecologiques - MEDITERRANIA (0 members)
  • Centro Mediterraneo EUCC- EUCC Mediterranean Centre (0 members)
  • Green Steps for Environmental Literacy (0 members)
  • Legacy (0 members)
  • The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation (250,000 members)
  • Turkish Association for the Conservation of Nature - TTKD (0 members)
  • Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association - TURMEPA (10,000 members)
  • APENA - APENA (0 members)
  • Association de Developpement et de Protection de l’Environnement- La M (0 members)
  • Association de l'Environnement Kelibia (50 members)
  • Association des Amis des Oiseaux - AAO (1,000 members)
  • Association des Amis du Belvedere - AAB (100 members)
  • Association des Habitants d’El Mourouj II (10,000 members)
  • Association for Sustainable Development - ADD (100 members)
  • Association for the Protection of Nature and Environment - Kairouan - (1,000 members)
  • Association Nationale Tunisienne de la Protection de la Faune Sauvage (1,500 members)
  • Association pour la Sauvegarde de la Médina de Gafsa - ASM Gafsa (30,000 members)
  • Association Tunisienne pour la Protection de la Nature et de l’ Enviro (6,000 members)
  • Centre de Recherches, d’ Etudes, de Documentation et d’Information sur (0 members)
  • Conservation de la Nature - Developpement - Tenmya 21 (30 members)
  • Femmes pour le Developpement Durable / Women for Sustainable Developme (500 members)
  • Youth and Science Club of Hammam-Lif (300 members)
  • Association du Reseau Mediterraneen Pour le Developpement Durable - AR (2,000 members)
  • Alliance Femme et Environnement (AEE) (20 members)
  • Association de Sauvegarde de la Medina de Kelibia (ASMK) (12 members)
  • MerTerre (3 members)
  • Syrian Coast Society for Environment (9 members)
  • Window to Environmental Association of Development (10 members)
  • Human Environmental Association of Development (20 members)
  • Friends of Akamas (98 members)
  • Port Said Business Women Association for Development and Environment (5 members)
  • ANCE (100 members)
  • EMEF (20 members)
  • Ecomed 21 (50 members)
  • SOLON for Synthesis and Ecological Civilization in the 21st century (500 members)
  • Society for the Environment and Sustainability on Earth (SENSE) (30 members)
  • Eko Kvarner (20 members)
  • Arab Media Forum for Environment and Development (10 members)
  • Sustainable Development for the Negev (5 members)
  • Aqaba International Laboratories (6 members)
  • Window to Environment Association (8 members)
  • Palestine Wildlife Society (10 members)
  • Eco-union (6 members)
  • EcoOcean (2 members)
  • Terra Cypra (2 members)
  • Fondation Mohammed VI pour la Protection de l’Environnement (2 members)
  • Human Environmental Association for Development (HEAD) (2 members)
  • Association pour la Protection de l’Environnement et le Développement (2 members)
  • Nea Ecologia Society (0 members)
  • Nature Watch Crete (0 members)
  • ARMADILLA (0 members)
  • Global Footpdnt Network - GFN (50 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • BELGIUM
  • CROATIA
  • CYPRUS
  • FRANCE
  • GREECE
  • ITALY
  • MALTA
  • PORTUGAL
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • ALBANIA
  • ALGERIA
  • EGYPT
  • ISRAEL
  • JORDAN
  • LEBANON
  • LIBYA
  • MACEDONIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF
  • MAURITANIA
  • MONTENEGRO
  • MOROCCO
  • PAKISTAN
  • PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORY
  • SWITZERLAND
  • SYRIA, ARAB REPUBLIC
  • TUNISIA
  • TURKEY
Complementary information:

Networking

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




Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean (GWP-Med)
UN Commission for Sustainable Development (UN CSD)
World Water Council (WWC)
EuroMediterranean Non Governmental Platform

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 2,808,774
of which public financing: 1,984,260
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 1,192,660
- Grants: 403,700
- from national sources: 90,000
- from local/regional sources: 297,900
from other sources: 824,514
- donations:
- contributions from members: 3,514
Private company COCA COLA HELLAS : 657,000
LDK, Consultants : 164,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 2500000  € - 2750000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

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Code of conduct

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