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Friends of the Countryside asbl

Identification number in the register: 76014811270-77
Registration date: 27/02/2009 19:19:35

The information on this entity was last modified on: 22/04/2015 13:32:14
The date of the last annual update was: 22/04/2015 13:32:14
Next update due latest on: 22/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Friends of the Countryside asbl

FCS asbl

non profit making association

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Rue de Trèves, 67
Brussels 1040
BELGIUM

(+32) 02 234 30 00

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Thierry de l'ESCAILLE

Secretary General - CEO

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Marie-Alice BUDNIOK

Director of legal affairs

    Goals / remit

The Friends of the Countryside network is a non-profit association founded in 1998,and grouping more than 600 private property owners and entrepreneurs in the 28 EU Member States and candidate countries. Not only does it allow eminent persons to express their support for rural private property and its various functions, but also
to establish a network of decision-makers, entrepreneurs and rural property owners.This network of "family business network” aims to defend the role of rural private property on a European scale.
Friends of the Countryside promotes the holistic economic, social and environmental management of the countryside,
Supporting private business and rural property throughout the European Union and its adherent members.
The future of Europe’s countryside is dependent on the individual management decisions of its millions of entrepreneurs and private landowners. The future depends on a strong relationship between them and the public authorities

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

CAP, EU biodiversity Strategy 2020, EU stragegy Growth and Jobs 2020

NAtura 2000, LIFE +, Forest Strategy; Forum for the Future of Agriculture; Biodiversity Conference; Book Creating the Fure of the Countryside


 

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Friends of the Countryside, and its sister organisation ELO, have dedicated themselves to:
Promoting the holistic economic, social and environmental management of the countryside,
Supporting private business and rural property throughout the European Union and its adherent members.
It is our belief that the future of Europe’s countryside is dependent on the individual management decisions of its millions of entrepreneurs and private landowners. The future depends on a strong relationship between them and the public authorities. Friends of the Countryside participated to a series of publications (a book in 2009-2010 available upon request) available on the website and upon request.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 10

10

2.5

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

700

  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CROATIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

European Landowners Organization; Young Friends of the Countryside; Rise foundadtion

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

< 9,999 €

833,900 €

 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

0 €

0 €

833,900 €

288,000 €

246,900 €

149,000 €

150,000 €

external auditing, publicity, annual report

    Code of conduct

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