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Profile of registrant

Mediterranean Advisory Council

Identification number in the register: 48713336234-39
Registration date: 18/07/11 12:05:17

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/01/15 10:09:33
The date of the last annual update was 23/06/14 09:19:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Mediterranean Advisory Council
Acronym: MEDAC
Legal status: association
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Other public or mixed entities, etc.

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Giampaolo Buonfiglio
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Rosa Caggiano
Position: Executive Secretary

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 243 Nazionale 
Rome 00184
Telephone number: (+39) 0648913624
Fax number: (+39) 0660513259
Other contact information: MEDAC Executive Secretary's cell phone number: +39 331 8254047
MEDAC Executive Assistant's cell phone number: +39 389 8922080

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: RAC MED is one of the 7 RACs created by the EC (Council decision 585/2004 establishing RACs. It was finally set up in 2007 (Commission Decision 695/2008. RAC MED is a stakeholder-led organization and its role is to enable the European Commission to benefit from the knowledge and experience of stakeholders in the formulation and implementation of fisheries management measures. The RAC-MED is composed of representatives of the fishing industry, producer organizations, ship owners, small-scale fishermen, processors and women networks, and other parties concerned with the Common Fisheries Policy such as environmental organizations, aquaculture producers, consumers and recreational fishermen.
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: 2
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:

The RAC MED not only has informed all the members, as usual, on the expenses incurred during 2012, but also sent to all members the detailed list of incomes and expenses and sent also the auditor's certificate.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Regional Policy


Total number of members that are natural persons: 39
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.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 304,100
of which public financing: 224,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 200,000
- from national sources: 24,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 80,100
- donations: 22,000
- contributions from members: 58,100
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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