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Profile of registrant

International Association for Environmental Communication

Identification number in the register: 86922025175-25
Registration date: 31/01/11 14:53:56

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/01/14 14:34:50
The date of the last annual update was 24/01/14 14:34:50

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Association for Environmental Communication
Acronym: AICA
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Roberto Cavallo
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Emanuele Biestro
Position: Impiegato

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 26 Via Santa Margherita 
Alba 12051
Telephone number: (+39) 017333777
Fax number: (+39) 0173364898
Other contact information: Secretariat:

Emanuele Biestro

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: "A.I.C.A. International Association for Environmental Communication" – is an Association constituted on 17th January 2003 in Alba, a town situated in the North-West of Italy. AICA is a cultural project which aims at knowing, studying and promoting environmental communication actions. AICA consists of a group of founder members, a scientific committee and ordinary members.

AICA was founded to…

- … know and diffuse communicative strategies and campaigns concerning the environment made in Europe;
- … study the use of mass-media regarding environmental questions, with particular reference to the opportunities offered by new technologies;
- … find and promote indicators and parameters useful to judge the success of informative campaigns;
- … define strategies which ensure the discovery of new solutions, alternative or complementary to merely technological ones, to sustain durable development through the integration of communication with projecting;
- … increase local government authorities’ awareness of the important role of the communication with citizens;
- … find ways to increase citizens’ environmental awareness;
- … propose administrative solutions to improve and increase effective participation of citizens in environmental choices;
- … give a contribution to find a European common directive on environmental communication.

AICA communicates through…

- the environmental communication internet site;
- the free weekly newsletter to up of 10.000 registered persons;
- a yearly meeting on environmental communication;
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

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

Number of persons: 1
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:

AICA è la segreteria organizzativa per l'Italia della Settimana Europea per la Riduzione dei Rifiuti e, come da progetto LIFE EWWR+, coordinatrice a livello Europeo dello European Clean Up day. Inoltre nel 2013 è stata partner del progetto YES! Young e-citizens for a sustainable coastline all'interno del programma Youth in Action.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Information Society


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

AICA itself is a member of…
- ACR+ (Association Cities and Regions for Recycling) –;
- AIFM (Association Internationale des Forets Mediterraneennes) –

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 67,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

AICA è partner beneficiario del progetto LIFE EWWR+, European Week for Waste Recycle. Il progetto è iniziato il 1/7/2013 e terminerà il 30/6/2017.

Code of conduct

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