Alliance for Public Awareness

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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: May 2021 - Apr 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.3 Fte (10)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

0

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Alliance for Public Awareness   (APA)

    EU Transparency Register

    260148750963-67 First registered on 17 Aug 2023

    Goals / Remit

    Alliance for Public Awareness engages in various activities to provide public awareness on issues relating to human rights and democracy, civil liberties, foreign policy, and other public issues in Europe related to Iran and the region, within the framework of European law.
    Our members and activists are engaged in community work on issues related to Europe and world affairs.
    -Promotion of tolerance among different cultures and rejecting any kind of fundamentalism and extremism, in particular Islamic fundamentalism.
    -Promoting public awareness about the dangers spread by fundamentalism and its consequences for the people of Europe and the world over.
    -Inform the public of the true desire of the people in the Middle Ease and in particular Iran for peace, security, democratic values and good relation with the world community.
    -To inform the public of Iran’s rich and ancient culture and civilization.
    To achieve these goals we organize cultural, educational and other public events.

    Main EU files targeted

    1. Combating Discrimination and Promoting Religious Freedom:

    Initiatives addressing discrimination based on religion or belief through public policies and papers. Efforts aimed at safeguarding the rights and freedoms of individuals from diverse religious backgrounds. Promotion of understanding, tolerance, and acceptance across various religious groups.

    2. EU-Iran Relations and Diplomatic Communication:

    Publications and policies outlined by the External Relations and Foreign Affairs Council concerning the European Union's interactions with Iran. Comprehensive examination of EU's engagement, negotiations, and collaborations with Iran on a diplomatic level. Insights into strategies to manage challenges and foster mutual cooperation in the context of EU-Iran relations.

    3. Cultural Engagement in European Parliament's External Relations:

    Examination of the role of culture within the External Relations branch of the European Parliament. Comprehensive final report highlighting the significance of cultural aspects in international relations. A series of detailed country reports exploring cultural dynamics and their impact on external relations.

    4. Strengthening Equality:

    Initiatives to uphold and strengthen equal rights for all individuals. Collaborative efforts among member bodies to combat discrimination in various domains, including gender, religion, and more. Sharing of best practices, research, and policy recommendations to create a more inclusive and equitable society.

    We also aim to strengthen EU legislation on human rights and democracy in Iran including in relation to the following two adopted texts, and similar future texts:

    The death of Mahsa Amini and the repression of women's rights protesters in Iran
    https://www.europarl.europa.eu/doceo/document/TA-9-2022-0352_EN.html

    EU response to the protests and executions in Iran (2023/2511(RSP))
    https://www.europarl.europa.eu/doceo/document/TA-9-2023-0016_EN.html

    Address

    Head Office
    Union House New Union Street
    Coventry CV1 2NT
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    Union House New Union Street
    Coventry CV1 2NT
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    10

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%2
    10%8

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 21 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Khosro NIKZAT 25 Jan 2024 24 May 2024
    Mohammad Hanif JAZAYERI 08 Nov 2023 07 Nov 2024
    Mr Khosro NIKZAT 25 Jan 2024 15 Apr 2024
    Mr Hedayatallah HAKIMINEJAD 17 Nov 2023 23 Dec 2023
    Mr Jalal SHARIFI 17 Nov 2023 23 Dec 2023
    Ms Golnaz JAVAHERI SAATCHI 10 Nov 2023 09 Dec 2023
    Ms Jasmina PIERE KALAHANIAN 10 Nov 2023 09 Dec 2023
    Mr Khosro NIKZAT 10 Nov 2023 09 Dec 2023
    Ms Farzaneh HOSSEINI 10 Nov 2023 09 Dec 2023
    Mr Mohammad Hanif JAZAYERI 08 Nov 2023 15 Apr 2024

    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

    None declared

    Member organisations

    Iranian Communities in Europe (ICE)
    Iranian community in Belgium, including associations listed here: https://freeirancommunity.be/about
    Comité de Soutien aux Droits de l'Homme en Iran (CSDHI)
    Association delle Donne Democratiche Iraniane in Italia
    Association of Anglo-Iranian Women in the UK
    Iran Libero e Democratico (Italia)
    Iranian youth association in Switzerland
    Association de Réfugiés politiques pour les droits de l'homme – France
    Associazione Medici e Farmacisti Democratici Iraniani in Italia
    Association des jeunes Iraniens pour la démocratie et la liberté-Luxembourg
    Iranska Kvinnosamfundet i Sverige (Sweden)
    Anglo-Iranian Professionals Association of Iranian Political Prisoners-UK
    Associazione Italiana per i Diritti Umani in Iran

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    May 2021 - Apr 2022

    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

    30,547€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Friends of a Free Iran (FOFI) - informal intergroup in the European Parliament

    Communication activities

    We hold events across Europe including in the EU. We publish material to help educate and inform the public.

    Example cases of our various conferences on EU policy toward Iran:

    https://apa-ice.org/2023/08/01/european-policy-on-iran-recommendations/

    https://apa-ice.org/2023/06/30/international-conference-in-paris-explores-effective-western-policy-options-for-iran-amid-popular-uprising/

    https://apa-ice.org/2021/08/27/irans-1988-massacre-online-conference-by-experts-jurists-witnesses/

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    None declared

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