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Profile of registrant

Nederlandse Elasmobranchen Vereniging

Identification number in the register: 14211885135-08
Registration date: 28/01/11 13:34:33

The information on this organisation was last modified on 03/01/15 14:20:29
The date of the last annual update was 03/01/15 14:20:29

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Nederlandse Elasmobranchen Vereniging
Acronym: NEV
Legal status: Vereniging (NL)
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Paddy Walker
Position: Voorzitter

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Irene Kingma
Position: Secretaris

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 118-HS Hobbemakade 
Amsterdam 1071 XW
Telephone number: (+31) 206388611
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: contact via email:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: De Nederlandse Elasmobranchen Vereniging is in 2010 opgericht met als doel de kennis over haaien en roggen in te verbeteren om zo de populaties beter te kunnen beheren en waar nodig te beschermen. Ze richt zich hierbij op vissen die voorkomen in Nederlandse wateren maar ook in wateren bevist door Nederlandse vissers./ The Dutch Elasmobranch Society was founded in 2010, its goal is to improve the knowledge we have about sharks and rays to facilitate better managament of the populations of these fish and were necesarry protect them. The focus of the organisation is on sharks and rays living in Dutch waters and in waters fished by Dutch fishermen.
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: 4
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:

The focus of the NEV is on better management and protection of sharks and rays. We work with the national and EU government to improve legislation on marine issues relavant to elasmobranchs and work nationally to increase public awarness on the status of shark and ray species.

The NEV is in involved in drzfting the concept msnagememt plan for sharks and rays for the MSFD objectived of the Dutch government

In 2010 the NEV led a joint NGO-response for the consultation for review of the EU shrak fining regulation.

The NEV gave advice to the NL government in advance of the TAC and quota negotiations in December on shark fisheries.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Regional Policy


Total number of members that are natural persons: 15
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.

The NEV is the Dutch member of the European Elasmobranch Association and is a representative of the other interest groups int eh Pelagic, North Sea and North West Waters Advisory councils.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 01/2014
Total budget: 0
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources:
- donations:
- 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:

At this moment the organisations is managed solely by volunteers and has no financial administration.

Code of conduct

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

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Irene Kingma