Access Now Europe

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Registration as it was on 13 May 2022
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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5.25 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

8

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Access Now Europe

    EU Transparency Register

    241832823598-19 First registered on 27 Sep 2016

    Goals / Remit

    Access Now defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, user engagement, and direct technical support, we fight for open and secure communications for all.

    Main EU files targeted

    Access Now Europe is actively involved in several EU legislative proposal impacting digital rights of users in Europe, including:
    - Telecoms Single Market
    - Export Control
    - Cybersecurity
    - AI
    - ePrivacy reform
    - Encryption
    - Data economy
    - International Data Transfers
    - General Data Protection Regulation
    - Legislation on Data Retention
    - EP Resolution on Mass surveillance
    - EU Passenger Name Records Directive
    - EP own initiative reports
    - Digital Single Market

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Belliard 12
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Belliard 12
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    5.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Fanni Hidvégi 09 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2020
    Ms Estelle Massé 09 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2020
    Ms Eliska PIRKOVA 09 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2020
    Mr Guillermo Beltrà Navarro 24 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Fanni Hidvégi 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms Estelle Massé 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms LUCIE KRAHULCOVA 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms Nina Komakhidze 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms Fanni Hidvégi 27 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2018
    Ms Estelle Massé 27 Oct 2017 18 Oct 2018
    Ms LUCIE KRAHULCOVA 27 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2018
    Ms Nina Komakhidze 27 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2018
    Ms Fanni Hidvégi 10 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017
    Ms Estelle Massé 10 Oct 2016 03 Oct 2017
    Ms LUCIE KRAHULCOVA 10 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2017
    Ms Nina Komakhidze 10 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Access Now Europe is a member of European Digital Rights (EDRi).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    706,686€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Access Now 396,668€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Multistakeholder expert group to support the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/679#E03537#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3537 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Access Now Europe is a nonprofit NGO which advocates for the protection of human rights in the digital environment by ensuring an open internet where the rights of citizens - including freedom of expression, freedom of association, access to information and privacy - are upheld. This includes, but is not limited to privacy (e.g. data protection, data retention, surveillance, cybersecurity, etc), access to remedy and freedom of expression (media plurality, etc).

    Access Now Europe, registered in Belgium, is a separate legal entity from Access Now (also registered in the Transparency Register). The two entities have different legal structures and staff. Access Now Europe focuses specifically on EU issues. The two entities collaborate in shared areas of focus and due to their partnership, they share a website.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    8 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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