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The following entries are flagged as duplicates of this organisation: 30399252478-91

Overview

Lobbying Costs

10,000€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.2 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

0

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    April

    EU Transparency Register

    748730712579-06 First registered on 28 Jan 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Founded in 1996, April is the main French advocacy association devoted to promote and protect Free/Libre Software ("Logiciel Libre" in French). With more than 2700 members (individuals, businesses, associations and organizations), April is a pioneer of Free Software in France.

    Since 1996, it is a major player in the democratization and the spread of free software and open standards to the general public, professionals and institutions in the French-speaking world. It also acts as a watchdog on digital freedoms, warning the public about the dangers of private interests keeping an exclusive stranglehold on information and knowledge.

    Pioneer of free software in France, April has been since 1996 a major player in the democratization and the spread of Free Software and open standards to the general
    public, professionals and institutions in the French-speaking world. In the digital era that is ours, it also aims to inform the public on the dangers of an exclusive
    appropriatio (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Copyright, patents, consumer law, economy, research, education, interoperability, public procurements, net neutrality, forced sales, privacy, mass surveillance

    Address

    Head Office
    rue de l'Ouest, 44-46 B√Ętiment 8
    Paris 75014
    FRANCE
    EU Office
    rue de l'Ouest, 44-46 B√Ętiment 8
    Paris 75014
    FRANCE

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    10%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    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

    April maintains close contacts with :
    - international, European and national associations which
    promotes and defend Free Software (Free Software Foundation...)
    - organisations for Free Information Infrastructure, net
    neutrality (FFII, La Quadrature du Net,...)
    - consumer organisations (BEUC,TACD...)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    10,000€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    0€ - 10,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Answers to EC consultations

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    None declared

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