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Profile of registrant

Channel Islands Brussels Office

Identification number in the register: 47427226869-02
Registration date: 04/10/11 16:48:58

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/09/14 11:05:43
The date of the last annual update was 22/09/14 11:05:43

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Channel Islands Brussels Office
Acronym: CIBO
Legal status: Fondation privée
Website address:


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  Steve Williams
Position: Director of European Affairs

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Steve Williams
Position: Director of European Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 6 Rond Point Schuman 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32 2) 639 14 40
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Channel Islands Brussels Office is the Representative Office of the Governments of Guernsey and Jersey ("the Channel Islands"). It opened in 2011 to promote the interests of the Channel Islands in Europe. It represents the Governments of Guernsey and Jersey to the EU institutions and advises the Govenrments on EU policy issues.

Guernsey and Jersey are autonomous dependencies of the British Crown. They form part of the Community Customs Territory, but are outside the EU for most other purposes.
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: 3
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:

Engagement with the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council (through the Permanent Representations of the Member States) on a broad range of policy areas of interest to the Channel Islands.

These included, for example, data protection, financial services, tax, aviation and judicial cooperation (including on asset recovery).

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 3
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.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 800,000
of which public financing: 800,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 800,000
- 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:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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