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Profile of registrant

Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU

Identification number in the register: 75899541198-85
Registration date: 20/02/09 15:22:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/04/14 14:04:02
The date of the last annual update was 27/01/14 13:06:39


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU
Acronym: FACE
Legal status: AISBL
Website address: http://www.face.eu

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Filippo Segato
Position: Secretary-General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Johan Svalby
Position: Director of Legal and Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 82 Rue F Pelletier 
Brussels 1030
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 27326900
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU (FACE) is an international, non-profit making, non-governmental organisation that acts in the interests of over 7 million European hunters since its founding in 1977. From its headquarters in the heart of Brussels, Belgium, FACE represents its 36 members that are national hunting organisations within the Member States of the European Union and other Council of Europe countries. FACE has been a member of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) since 1987, and more recently of Wetlands International.

FACE undertakes the following key objectives:
 Promoting hunting in accordance with the principles of sustainable use of natural resources.
 Informing decision makers, the media and the public on issues covering two key principles, namely sustainable hunting and biodiversity conservation, by raising awareness on initiatives that aim to promote these principles.
 Advocating the collective interests of its members at the level of European and international institutions so that the interests of hunters are taken into account in relation to hunting, wildlife management, nature conservation, firearms, animal health, game meat, etc.
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: 9
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Yasmin Hammerschmidt 26/02/14 24/02/15
Filippo Segato 29/01/14 27/01/15
Paul Wujek 13/08/14 11/08/15
Johan Svalby 07/11/13 05/11/14
Cecilia Luetgebrune 26/08/14 19/08/15

Activities

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


 Developing position papers and strategies on various topics (e.g. Animal Welfare, CAP Reform etc).
 Raising awareness and informing members on certain EU policy & legislative developments.
 Represent and promote the principles of sustainable hunting in the EU institutions.
 Provision of Secretariat services to the European Parliament Intergroup “Sustainable Hunting, Biodiversity and Countryside Activities”.
 Represent FACE and our members at relevant international fora (e.g. CITES, AEWA, CMS, CBD etc. to which the EU subscribes).
 Coordinating member responses to EU consultations policies.
 Participate in relevant EU and national meetings, expert groups and other relevant stakeholder platforms.
 Promotion of multi stakeholder communication (e.g. the Agreement between BirdLife International and FACE on Directive 79/409/EEC).

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Enlargement
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Trans-European Networks

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 42
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • National Association of Hunters of Albania (17,000 members)
  • Austrian Central Hunting Federation (115,000 members)
  • Royal Saint-Hubert Club de Belgique (20,000 members)
  • Association of the Hunting Organisations of Bosnia & Herzegovina (15,000 members)
  • Hunting Association of the Serbian Repulic Bosnia (20,000 members)
  • Hunting Association of Herzeg Bosnia (15,000 members)
  • Union of Hunters & Anglers of Bulgaria (110,000 members)
  • Croatian Hunters' Association s.a. (55,000 members)
  • Cyprus Federation for Hunting & Wildlife Conservation (45,000 members)
  • The Czech Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Association (110,000 members)
  • Danish Hunters' Association (165,000 members)
  • Estonian Hunters' Society (15,000 members)
  • Hunters' Central Organization (305,000 members)
  • The Finnish Hunters’ Association (180,000 members)
  • The French National Hunters Federation (1,313,000 members)
  • German Central Hunting Federation (340,000 members)
  • Hellenic Hunters Confederation (270,000 members)
  • Hungarian Hunters’ National Association (55,000 members)
  • National Association of Regional Game Councils (250,000 members)
  • FACE Italy (300,000 members)
  • Latvian Hunters' Association (25,000 members)
  • Lithuanian Hunters' & Fishermen Association (32,000 members)
  • Fédération Saint-Hubert des Chasseurs (2,000 members)
  • Federation for Hunting & Conservation Malta (10,000 members)
  • Association of Hunters and Fishers of the Republic Moldova (15,000 members)
  • Hunting Association of Montenegro (15,000 members)
  • Royal Dutch Hunting Association (25,000 members)
  • Norwegian Association of Hunters (18,000 members)
  • Polish Hunting Association (106,000 members)
  • Portuguese Hunters Confederation (200,000 members)
  • Association Générale des Chasseurs et (60,000 members)
  • Hunting Association of Serbia (50,000 members)
  • Slovak Hunting Union (55,000 members)
  • Hunters Association of Slovenia (22,000 members)
  • Royal Spanish Hunting Federation (90,000 members)
  • Swedish Hunters' Association (280,000 members)
  • ChasseSuisse (30,000 members)
  • Turkish Shooting & Hunting Federation (300,000 members)
  • Countryside Alliance (120,000 members)
  • British Association for Shooting (130,000 members)
  • Skotvis (Iceland) (1,100 members)
  • The Hunting Federation of FYROM (20,000 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • ALBANIA
  • BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
  • MACEDONIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF
  • MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF
  • MONTENEGRO
  • NORWAY
  • SERBIA
  • SWITZERLAND
  • TURKEY
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.




FACE is well represented at international fora, by being member of IUCN and Wetlands International; and being observer to AEWA (Technical Committee, Standing Committee and Meeting of Parties), the Bern Convention, CMS and CITES amongst others.

FACE is also very well represented in the European Parliament, particularly through serving as the Secretariat to the Parliament Intergroup on Sustainable Hunting, Biodiversity and Countryside Activities. FACE also maintains strong links with the Council, through a number of key contacts

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 929,193
of which public financing: 144,160
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 144,160
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 785,033
- donations:
- contributions from members: 698,615
operational support : 4,013
financial income : 9,800
Projects, subsidies and gifts : 72,500
Reimbursement meeting organisation : 105
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 500000  € - 600000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Further details can be found in our Annual Reports

Code of conduct

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