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Profile of registrant

Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung

Identification number in the register: 49906988199-86
Registration date: 16/03/12 11:46:36

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/02/14 15:00:54
The date of the last annual update was 25/02/14 15:00:54


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung
Acronym: HSS
Legal status: eingetragener Verein (e.V.)
Website address: http://www.hss.de

Sections

Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Dr. Witterauf
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Christian Forstner
Position: Resident Representative

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 33 Lazarettstraße 
München 80636
GERMANY
Telephone number: (+49) 89 12580
Fax number: (+49) 89 1258363
Other contact information: Hanns-Seidel Foundation
Brussels Office
Rue du Trône 60
1050 Bruxelles
Telephone number: +3222305081

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The object of the foundation is

•to foster the democratic and civic education of the German people on the basis of Christianity,
•to promote education, popular and vocational training, including scholarships for students, in particular by opening up access to an academic training for gifted people with the appropriate character,
•to foster the academic sector, especially by means of conducting academic studies,
•to foster international attitudes and understanding between nationalities and to promote European unification, especially by inviting foreign groups and supporting journeys abroad,
•to sponsor cultural aims, especially to promote the preservation and maintenance of cultural works, and to promote the preservation of monuments,
•to promote development aid.
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: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Maria Lastovka 02/10/14 30/09/15
Katharina Patzelt 21/03/14 19/03/15
Anne-Kathrin Schley 21/03/14 19/03/15
Christian Peter Forstner 20/03/14 18/03/15

Activities

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


The work of the Brussels Office of the Hanns Seidel Stiftung in particular gives priority to:

•The reform of the European Union and EU enlargement;
•The promotion of the North-South dialogue and of democratic social and political values and the strengthening of their capacities in developing countries, in particular ACP-countries and Asia;
•The consolidation of democracy, of the rule of law and of social market economy in Eastern Europe.

The office has successfully maintained a comprehensive network of contacts with decision makers, policy experts and multipliers in the EU institutions and other Brussels based organizations. A wide range of contacts with political players and important organizations has been built up. The Brussels Office further cooperates with other political foundations and think tanks and provides know-how regarding European policy issues. It organizes visits of international delegations in order to offer them a first hand insight into the work of the EU through direct contacts with representatives of the European institutions.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Trade

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 39
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • ROMANIA

  • ALBANIA
  • ALGERIA
  • ARGENTINA
  • BENIN
  • BOLIVIA
  • BURKINA FASO
  • CHILE
  • CHINA
  • COLOMBIA
  • CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF
  • CUBA
  • ECUADOR
  • EGYPT
  • EL SALVADOR
  • GHANA
  • GUATEMALA
  • HONDURAS
  • INDIA
  • INDONESIA
  • ISRAEL
  • JORDAN
  • KENYA
  • KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
  • KYRGYZSTAN
  • LAOS, PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
  • MONGOLIA
  • MOROCCO
  • MYANMAR
  • NAMIBIA
  • PAKISTAN
  • PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORY
  • PERU
  • PHILIPPINES
  • RUSSIA, FEDERATION OF
  • SERBIA
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • TANZANIA, UNITED RE UBLIC OF
  • THAILAND
  • TOGO
  • TUNISIA
  • UKRAINE
  • UNITED STATES
  • VENEZUELA
  • VIETNAM
Complementary information:

Networking

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




Founding member of the European Network of political foundations (ENoP)
Founding member of the Centre for European Studies (CES)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Total budget: 53,766,074
of which public financing: 46,763,826
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 705,000
- from national sources: 43,485,621
- from local/regional sources: 1,437,205
Sonstige öffentliche Mittel : 1,136,000
from other sources: 7,002,248
- donations: 8,994
- contributions from members:
Teilnehmergebühren : 982,835
Erträge aus der Auflösung des Sonderpostens aus Zuwendungen : 1,636,890
Wirtschaftlicher Geschäftsbetrieb in den Bildungszentren : 2,468,667
Sonstige Einnahmen : 1,839,098
Einnahme aus Rücklagen : 65,764
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 150000  € - 200000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

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