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Profile of registrant

Friends of the Earth Hungary (Magyar Termeszetvedok Szovetsege)

Identification number in the register: 36486304230-57
Registration date: 22/09/10 12:36:15

The information on this organisation was last modified on 16/09/14 13:35:04
The date of the last annual update was 16/09/14 13:35:04

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Friends of the Earth Hungary (Magyar Termeszetvedok Szovetsege)
Acronym: NSC-FoE Hu (MTVSZ)
Legal status: Association, non-profit organization (NGO)
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  István Farkas
Position: Executive President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Istvan Farkas
Position: Executive President

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 91/B. Ulloi ut 
Budapest H-1091
Telephone number: (+36) 1 216 7297
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The National Society of Conservationists-Friends of the Earth Hungary (NSC-FoE HUngary) was founded in 1989. Its overall objective is to protect nature as a whole and to promote the implementation of sustainable development, integrating it into environmental issues. Being an umbrella organisation, currently it has 118 member associations across Hungary with almost 35,000 members. Supporting and co-ordinating member-organisations, the Head Office, with its 11 staff, involves them in an increasing number of projects, campaigns and in thematic working groups (WG), organises relevant workshops and trainings.

NSC-FoE Hu's central programs in general are aimed at environmental awareness-raising of the society and promoting the reinforcement of sustainability aspects in various social and economic processes and, for this sake, to promote public participation in them. NSC-FoE Hu takes an active part in national and EU environmental policy making. Its colleagues, Board members participate in several governmental Committees National Environmental Council, National Regional Development Council. NSC-FoE Hu participate in the work of several international NGO networks: Friends of the Earth, EEB, ANPED, IUCN, Bankwatch and CEEWEB.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

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

Number of persons: 6
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:

- climate and energy policy, unconventional fossil fuels
- regional policy, development, EU budget and Funds, public participation, transparency
- food security, environmentally friendly agriculture, rural development
- nature conservation including biodiversity and Natura 2000
- general EU environmental policy issues, development education

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 163
Number of member organisations: 33
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • E-misszió (10,000 members)
  • Csalán (5,000 members)
  • Nimfea (5,000 members)
  • Reflex (500 members)
  • CSEMETE (500 members)
  • Beretzk (50 members)
  • Zöld Kör (5,000 members)
  • Holocén (4,000 members)
  • Kerekerdő (300 members)
  • Magosfa (400 members)
  • Diverziti (200 members)
  • BTSSZ (5,000 members)
  • Csermely (60 members)
  • Biocén (20 members)
  • Bölcs Bagoly (20 members)
  • Bakcsó (300 members)
  • Bendegúz TE (20 members)
  • ETÉK (300 members)
  • Eötvös K Isk (20 members)
  • Fauna (400 members)
  • Felső-Tisza (300 members)
  • Geo-Env (300 members)
  • Galga-m (200 members)
  • Herman Ottó TE (200 members)
  • Helix (200 members)
  • IBBK (300 members)
  • Kökörcsin Kör (300 members)
  • Kelet TE (30 members)
  • Kistúr (30 members)
  • Kalocsak. TE (30 members)
  • Ladomér Véderő (30 members)
  • Messszelátó (300 members)
  • Other 86 member groups (small) (2,000 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.

NSC-FoE Hu is a member of several international NGO networks: Friends of the Earth, EEB, ANPED, IUCN, Bankwatch and CEEWEB.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 738,150
of which public financing: 543,505
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 525,445
- from national sources: 18,060
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 194,645
- donations: 61,292
- contributions from members: 533
Adomány : 4,043
Egyéb : 128,777
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.