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Profile of registrant

ZealandDenmark EU Office

Identification number in the register: 44361639187-05
Registration date: 19/07/12 12:59:24

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/07/13 15:17:40
The date of the last annual update was 23/07/13 15:17:40


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: ZealandDenmark EU Office
Acronym: ZDK
Legal status: Office run by the Region of Zealand (legal entity), Growth Forum Zealand and the 17 municipalities in the Region.
Website address: http://www.zealanddenmark.eu

Sections

Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Local, regional and municipal authorities (at sub-national level)

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Per Bennetsen
Position: CEO in charge of Regional Development

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Esther Davidsen
Position: Head of Office, ZealandDenmark EU Office

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 26 Avenue Palmerston 
Brussels 1000
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 2 235 66 56
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: ZealandDenmark EU Office is the EU office for the Region of Zealand in Denmark, the 17 municipalities in Zealand and Growth Forum Zealand.

The task of the office is to contribute to the internationalization of the Zealand Region, to provide timely information regarding EU affairs, to market the Regions many stakeholders and their interests internationally and to secure the opportunity for the stakeholders to engage in European projects.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: ZealandDenmark EU Office is the EU office for the Region of Zealand in Denmark, the 17 municipalities in Zealand and Growth Forum Zealand.

The task of the office is to contribute to the internationalization of the Zealand Region, to provide timely information regarding EU affairs, to market the Regions many stakeholders and their interests internationally and to secure them the opportunity to engage in European projects.

A major part of the task of the Office is to provide information on important EU affairs. A journalist is thus working full time on providing news articles on EU politics with a local perspective and project opportunities. We send daily news articles or weekly digests via email. Approximately 1500 people subscribe to the free email notifications.

Another major part is to be the instigator for meetings between people from the Region and the EU institutiones. The office also takes care of study visits to Brussels.

We also participate in seminars, conferences and networking events on behalf of the Region and its stakeholders.

Some of the main focus areas are Green Growth, care and health issues and education.

Find more information on ZealandDenmark EU Office.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national

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

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information: 4 permanent staff, 3 stagiaires.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Daniel Lynge Hansen 14/02/14 31/07/14
Turi Hermannsdottir 11/02/14 10/08/14

Activities

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


Presidency Dialogues. During the Danish Presidency of the European Union first half year 2012 the local Danish stakeholders decided to arrange three seminars on the very most buzzing topics of the EU today. Read more at dacob.eu.

Arranging meetings between politicians and public servants from the Region of Zealand with politicians and public servants from the EU institutions.

Arranging seminars and conferences in Brussels regarding some of the topics with relevance for Europe and the Region of Zealand.

Publication of news articles and background stories about EU affairs.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 800,000
Number of member organisations: 19
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Region Sjælland (0 members)
  • Vækstforum Sjælland (0 members)
  • Faxe Kommune (35,000 members)
  • Greve Kommune (48,000 members)
  • Guldborgsund Kommune (62,000 members)
  • Holbæk Kommune (70,000 members)
  • Kalundborg Kommune (49,000 members)
  • Køge Kommune (57,000 members)
  • Lejre Kommune (27,000 members)
  • Lolland Kommune (46,000 members)
  • Næstved Kommune (81,000 members)
  • Odsherred Kommune (33,000 members)
  • Ringsted Kommune (33,000 members)
  • Roskilde Kommune (83,000 members)
  • Slagelse Kommune (77,000 members)
  • Solrød Kommune (21,000 members)
  • Sorø Kommune (29,000 members)
  • Stevns Kommune (22,000 members)
  • Vordingborg Kommune (46,000 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • DENMARK

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.




ERRIN - the European Regions Research and Innovation Network
CORAL - Community Of Regions for Assisted Living

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 400,000
of which public financing: 400,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources: 400,000
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:


Code of conduct

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