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Profile of registrant

Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe

Identification number in the register: 4817795559-48
Registration date: 27/10/08 17:28:11

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/09/14 08:10:43
The date of the last annual update was 30/09/14 08:10:43

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe
Acronym: PEARLE*
Legal status: international not-for-profit 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: Mrs  Liesbeth Dejonghe
Position: Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Anita Debaere
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 19 Square Sainctelette 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 203 62 96
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Fax: +32.2.201 17 27

Director: Anita Debaere

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: PEARLE*-Live Performance Europe is the European sector federation of Live Performance organisations: it represents through its members associations more than 5,000 theatres, theatre production companies, orchestras and music ensembles, opera houses, ballet and dance companies, festivals, and other organisations within the performing arts sector across Europe. Its objects are: the exchange of information, experiences and ideas of common interest to members working in the Performing Arts sector; the obtaining of information concerning all European issues relating to members’ interests; facilitating collective decisions in areas of common interest; expressing Pearle*’s views in discussions with bodies whose activities are relevant to Pearle*; lobbying in accordance with collective decisions reached by the members’ representatives to
EU and other authorities; carrying out all activities connected with the above mentioned activities.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Silke Lalvani 21/08/14 12/08/15
Anita Debaere 09/07/14 07/07/15


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

The main sectors where Pearle*'s actions are focusing on are:
- Culture & education
- Employment and Social Affairs
- Taxation
- Intellectual Property/Copyright affairs
- Consumer protection
- Health & Safety
- Trade
- Entreprise
- Radio spectrum
- Mobility for cultural workers
- Visas
- State aid
- Environment
- Other issues discussed within the European sectoral social dialogue committee 'live performance'

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


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

- has an observer status with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation;
- is member of EEN (European Employers’ Network) facilitated by Businesseurope (the Confederation of European Business);
- is registered as an employers’ organisation by ILO (International Labour Office) with observer status at the International Labour Conference;
- is a partner of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee ‘Live Performance’ together with European Arts & Entertainment Alliance (EAEA), representing FIM (International Federation of Musicians), FIA (International Federation of Actors) and UNI-MEI (Media Arts and Entertainment International).
- is a founding member of Culture Action Europe(the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage)
- is a member of CUP (Copyright Users Platform)
- is a member of EFSC (European Forum for Spectrum Coexistence)
- registered as civil society stakeholder with DG Trade
- participates to the civil society platforms ‘Access to Culture’ and ‘Cultural and Creative Industries’set up at the initiative of the European Commission, DG Culture
- registered on the reserve list of the platform for Good Tax Governance facilitated by DG Taxud

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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