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Profile of registrant

PAN Parks Foundation

Identification number in the register: 06265988986-28
Registration date: 14/06/12 14:15:32

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/05/13 09:08:14
The date of the last annual update was 21/05/13 09:08:14

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: PAN Parks Foundation
Acronym: PPF
Legal status: foundation
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  Zoltan Kun
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Zoltan Kun
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 31 Arany Janos utca 
P.O. box: 264
Györ 9002
Telephone number: (+3670) 3801522
Fax number: (+3696) 523665
Other contact information: Registered office in the Netherlands
8051 PN Hattem, Molecaten 1, the Netherlands

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: PAN Parks, the European wilderness protection organization, works for the protection, greater understanding and appreciation of Europe’s wilderness areas.
We will protect the natural habitats and fragile ecosystems so vital to the future of Europe’s wilderness.
We will work in cooperation with European protected areas as partner and, advocate, using the PAN Parks Certification to ensure these wilderness areas are safeguarded, enhanced and appreciated.
We will build collaborative partnerships amongst individuals and organizations who, together, can protect wilderness by sharing knowledge and growing understanding.
We will promote sustainable, responsible tourism to foster love, respect and pride for Europe’s wilderness.
We will do this with no political lobbying or without being involved in any political campaign!
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: Advocating for enhanced protection of wilderness on a European level. As part of this goal we are contributing to the implementation of the EU 200 biodiversity strategy across Europe.
However we are also working on wilderness protection in neigboring countries of the EU.
PPF has been mentioned as best-practice example within the special report of the European Parliament on wilderness. This report was adopted on 3 February 2009.

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:

restoring wilderness habitats
developing wilderness management guidance document for Nature 2000 site managers
participating in the service contract on setting up a European wilderness register which covers 39 countries
literature review of payment for ecosystem services in the case of wilderness areas.
communicating the benefits of wilderness beyond biodiversity
developing a European research agenda for wilderness
working with local business partners in order to promote the creation of sustainable tourism development strategies around wilderness areas
promoting wilderness areas as non-traditional tourism destination

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 2,039
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: members do not pay a membership fee, but are asked to support the foundatioN's work through voluntarily donations.


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

Our foundation is member of the European Habitat Fourm which is a network of European NGOs involved in nature conservation advocacy on a European level
We are also member of the Wild Europe Initiative which is an informal network of organisations involved in the protection of wilderness in our continent

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Total budget: 358,000
of which public financing: 220,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 220,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 138,000
- donations: 100,000
- contributions from members: 38,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 200000  € - 250000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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