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Profile of registrant

Reporters sans frontières

Identification number in the register: 270608911328-54
Registration date: 11/06/13 14:26:16

The information on this organisation was last modified on 26/05/14 14:37:27
The date of the last annual update was 26/05/14 14:37:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Reporters sans frontières
Acronym: RSF
Legal status: ASBL de droit Belge
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Olivier  Basille
Position: Chief Representative to the European Union

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Olivier  Basille
Position: Chief Representative to the European Union

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 155 Centre de Presse Résidence Palace Bloc C Rue de la Loi, 155
P.O. box: 7
Bruxelles 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 022352281
Fax number: (+32) 022352282
Other contact information: Contacts details - Brussels Office
Mr. Olivier Basille
Chief Representative to the European Union
Reporters sans frontières
Centre de Presse International
Résidence Palace - Bloc C
Rue de la Loi, 155
1040 Bruxelles
Tel: + 32 (0)2 235 23 31
Gsm : + 32 (0)494 356 165

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Under the direction of Christophe Deloire, Reporters Without Borders (RWB) organised its team of researchers by geographical area. The organization also gradually developed two essential and highly specialised spheres of activity: one focused on Internet Censorship and the New Media, and the other devoted to providing material, financial and psychological assistance to journalists assigned to dangerous areas. RWB is registered in France as a non-profit organisation and has consultant status at the United Nations and UNESCO.
To continuously monitor attacks on freedom of information worldwide; To denounce any such attacks in the media;
To act in cooperation with governments to fight censorship and laws aimed at restricting freedom of information;
To morally and financially assist persecuted journalists, as well as their families. To offer material assistance to war correspondents in order to enhance their safety.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

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

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: With trainers

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
olivier basille 09/01/14 07/01/15


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

All AFET; DROI and TRADE EP Commitee

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Enlargement
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 40
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.

Sakharov Network as we received the Sakharov Prize from the European Parliament in 2005. Member of the Network from 2008.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 7,000
of which public financing: 4,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 4,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 3,000
- donations: 1,500
- contributions from members: 1,500
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.