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Profile of registrant

Open Doors International

Identification number in the register: 90518441599-14
Registration date: 28/04/09 13:19:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/04/14 11:52:39
The date of the last annual update was 09/04/14 11:52:39

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Open Doors International
Acronym: ODI
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  Jeff Taylor
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Esther Kattenberg
Position: EU Advocacy Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2953 S. Pullmanstreet 
P.O. box: 27001
Santa Ana CA 92705
Telephone number: (+1949) 7526600
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: European contacts:
Open Doors International
PO box 47
NL-3840 AA Harderwijk
The Netherlands

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Open Doors International is a Christian interdenominational organisation that supports Christians who are persecuted for their faith anywhere in the world, mainly outside Europe.

The ODI Advocacy Department focuses on violations of the fundamental freedom of religion or belief and lobbies for religious freedom worldwide, regardless creed or affiliation of the persons concerned.
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: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Esther KATTENBERG 28/06/14 26/06/15


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

All lobby activities of ODI Advocacy are focusing on the right to freedom of religion or belief.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of 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.

The ODI Advocacy Department is one of the founding members of the European Platform on Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) in Brussels.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Total budget: 63,849,323
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 63,849,323
- donations: 63,849,323
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The 2013 forecast for Open Doors worldwide is 90.503 mln USD.

The budget for 2014 for Open Doors worldwide is 95.687 mln USD.

Code of conduct

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