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Profile of registrant

Quaker Council for European Affairs

Identification number in the register: 3960234639-24
Registration date: 14/11/08 11:24:31

The information on this organisation was last modified on 28/10/14 17:02:26
The date of the last annual update was 28/10/14 17:02:26


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Quaker Council for European Affairs
Acronym: QCEA
Legal status: AISBL
Website address: http://www.qcea.org

Sections

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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Alexandra Bosbeer
Position: Head of Office

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Alexandra Bosbeer
Position: Head of Office

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 50 Square Ambiorix 
Brussels 1000
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+322) 2304935
Fax number: (+322) 2306370
Other contact information: QCEA blog: http://qceablog.wordpress.com

QCEA Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Quaker-Council-for-European-Affairs-QCEA/208820802584092?ref=stream

QCEA Twitter account: @QCEA

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The twin goals of the Quaker Council for European Affairs are: first, to engage Quakers and those in close sympathy with Quakers in Europe, in the political processes of the European institutions; and, second, to influence, where possible, the policies of the European institutions in line with the values and concerns of Quakers and those in close sympathy with Quakers in Europe, on matters relating to peace, human rights, economic justice, energy security, sustainability, democratic governance, and transparency.
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: 5
Complementary information: We employ:
1 Representative/Head of Office
1 Deputy Representative
3 Programme Assistants (Stagaires/Interns)
All of these staff spend most of their time on advocacy, i.e. activities which fall under the scope of this register.
We also employ a part-time office manager.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Timothy Harman 09/10/14 07/10/15
George Thurley 13/09/14 11/09/15
Andrew Lane 22/02/14 20/02/15

Activities

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


QCEA currently has a single Head of Office, a Deputy Representative, and a small team of three Programme Assistants. We also employ a part-time Office Manager.

On behalf of the Quaker Council for European Affairs, the persons listed below have had, in the past twelve months (11/2013 through 10/2014), four or more contacts with members or officials of the EU institutions with the objective of influencing the policy formulation and decision-making processes of the European institutions; or they have spent 20 percent or more of their working time on behalf of the Quaker Council for European Affairs carrying out such activities:

Alexandra Bosbeer - Representative and Head of Office
EU policy on sustainability
EU policy on peace, funding, and trade
Corporate social responsibility; business and human rights
EIB Social and Environmental Standards
EU Policy with regard to Israel/Palestine
Internal/external coherence with regard to human rights

Andrew Lane - Deputy Representative
EU policy in peacebuilding and conflict sensitivity
EU policy with regard to criminal justice
EU Policy with regard to prevention of hate crime and hate speech
EU internal functioning with regard to human rights and justice

Sevasti Christoforou (Programme Assistant until 25 November 2014)
EU policy with regard to prevention of hate crime

George Thurley (Programme Assistant from September 2014)
EU climate, ecosystem services, and energy policy

Tim Harman (Programme Assistant from October 2014)
EU policy in defence and peace

Christopher Diskin (Programme Assistant from September 2013 - August 2014)
EU free trade agreements and economic justice issues

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 9
Number of member organisations: 15
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (16,000 members)
  • Ireland Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1,500 members)
  • German Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (270 members)
  • Norway Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (150 members)
  • Sweden Yearly meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (100 members)
  • Netherlands Yearly Meeting of the Relgious Society of Friends (100 members)
  • France Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (60 members)
  • Switzerland Yearly Meeting of the Religious Societh of Friends (75 members)
  • Belgium and Luxembourg Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Fri (40 members)
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation EMES (20,000 members)
  • Europe and Middle East Young Friends (100 members)
  • Denmark Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (30 members)
  • QCEA British Committee (15 members)
  • Friends of QCEA - Netherlands (VVQREA) (10 members)
  • Europe and Middle East Section of Friends World Committee for Consulta (120 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • NORWAY
  • PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORY
  • SWITZERLAND
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.




The Quaker Council for European Affairs belongs to the following networks:

European Peacebuiding Liaison Office
Human Rights and Democracy Network
Civil Society Contact Group

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 268,881
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 268,881
- donations: 122,033
- contributions from members: 5,753
Grant Giving Trusts : 58,844
Lettings Income : 33,847
Publications and Events : 14,971
Income towards renovation and maintenance of building : 25,448
Bank Interest : 1,101
Reimbursements of direct costs : 6,884
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 200000  € - 250000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

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