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Profile of registrant

Women in Europe for a Common Future

Identification number in the register: 06010171995-65
Registration date: 14/07/09 12:43:18

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/06/14 13:16:10
The date of the last annual update was 19/06/14 13:16:10

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Women in Europe for a Common Future
Acronym: WECF
Legal status: Stichting
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  Sascha Gabizon
Position: executive director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Sascha Gabizon
Position: executive director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Korte Elisabethstraat 3511 JG
P.O. box: 13047
Utrecht 3507 LA
Telephone number: (+31) 302310300
Fax number: (+31) 302340878
Other contact information: Address Germany:
St.-Jakobs-Platz 10
80331 Munchen

Address France:
13 Avenue Elile Zola 74100 Annemasse Cedex

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Women in Europe for a Common Future - WECF - was created in 1994 following the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, to give women a stronger voice in sustainable development and environmental policy, with the aim of balancing environmental, health and economic perspectives. WECF strives for a healthy environment for all.
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: 6
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:

Organizing policy dialogue events with European parliamentarians and members of the European Commission on proposals for improvement of new European legislation and / or implementation of existing European legislation on health and the environment.

Dissemination of European legislation to r civil society organisations and the public within the European Union.

Organizing policy dialogue events with national parliamentarians and national governments on proposals for improvement of new European legislation and / or implementation of existing European legislation on health and environment.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 67
Number of member organisations: 0
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.

EEB; CAN; HEAL; IPEN; REACH; ECOS; PAN; ROCA; Klima-allianz; Ecoforum; Techneau; EWP; Gender CC (women network of UNF CCC); Partos-concord; NVR; Allinace pour la Planete; MDRGF; GNCEH.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Total budget: 1,453,185
of which public financing: 1,354,460
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 1,219,213
- from national sources: 135,247
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 98,725
- donations: 2,441
- contributions from members: 825
private foundations : 39,103
cofinancing partners : 56,356
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The costs mentioned in paragraph 3 are the costs of our program NGOs LIFE + funded by DG environment and include all activities related to the disclosure of European legislation to civil society organizations and citizens within the European Union as well as advocacy activities towards European institutions.

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: