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Profile of registrant

International Modern Media Institute

Identification number in the register: 09225916065-62
Registration date: 23/06/11 16:39:29

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/06/14 13:25:36
The date of the last annual update was 24/06/14 13:25:36

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Modern Media Institute
Acronym: IMMI
Legal status: Foundation / Icelandic self-owned entity (SES)
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Birgitta Jónsdóttir
Position: Chairman

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Gudjon Gudnyjarson
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 59 Sigtún 
Reykjavík 105
Telephone number: (+354) 8603350
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The International Modern Media Institute is an Iceland-based foundation operating towards securing free speech and defining new operating principles for the global media. We strive to reopen the discussion about how free speech is defined and how it is to be protected, so that we can rethink this important issue and find appropriate solutions for the digital age.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 2
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:

Monitoring and reviewing procedures pertaining to information rights, transparency, freedom of expression, privacy and telecommunications. When appropriate, communicating to EU institutions proposals and complaints.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 6
Number of member organisations:
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.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 0
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 0
- donations:
- contributions from members: 0
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Last year we had no income, this year we have a small income from an FP7 project we are participants in. Other than that, we have no revenue stream.

Code of conduct

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