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Profile of registrant

EUROPARC Federation

Identification number in the register: 01380772294-53
Registration date: 21/09/09 12:28:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 29/08/14 11:43:13
The date of the last annual update was 29/08/14 11:43:13


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: EUROPARC Federation
Acronym: EUROPARC
Legal status: Registered Association
Website address: http://europarc.org/home/

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Thomas Hansson
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Carol Ritchie
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Waffnergasse 
Regensburg 93047
GERMANY
Telephone number: (+49) 94159935980
Fax number: (+49) 94159935989
Other contact information: EUROPARC Federation
Brussels Office
Boulevard Louis Schmidt 64
1040 Bruxelles
Belgium

tel +32 027390315

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The EUROPARC Federation, known as the "Federation of Nature and National Parks of Europe", was founded in 1973. The aim of the organisation was then and still is to help protected areas fulfill their role as preservers of the natural beauty of Europe in all its variety for us to experience and enjoy, to encourage cooperation and exchange between their managers and staff, and to promote their aims and work across the Europe.
EUROPARC's mission is to be the leading European organisation for protected areas bringing together dedicated professionals, governmental agencies, decision makers and supporters to increase effectiveness in conserving and enhancing natural and cultural heritage on land and sea for the well-being and benefit of current and future generations.
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: 4
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:


The lobbying strategy is being developed particularly concerning biodiversity conservation and sustainable development: to promote the role, the benefits and the values of European protected areas.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Communication
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Regional Policy
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Youth

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 20
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
  • ICELAND
  • ISRAEL
  • MONTENEGRO
  • NORWAY
  • RUSSIA, FEDERATION OF
  • SERBIA
  • SWITZERLAND
Complementary information: Information of EUROPARC Federation members is available on our website: http://www.europarc.org/who-we-are/our-members/

Networking

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




EUROPARC Federation is a member of:

IUCN: the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network - a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, and almost 11,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160 countries.

European Habitats Forum (EHF): a group of NGO networks that provide input and advice to DG Environment and the Nature Directors in EU Member States, particularly relating to the implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives and the establishment of the Natura 2000 network.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 471,725
of which public financing: 136,904
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 136,904
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 334,821
- donations: 10,401
- contributions from members: 281,140
project funding : 0
intrest on deposit : 606
other sources : 42,674
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.