Caritas Africa

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.3 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Caritas Africa   (CA)

    EU Transparency Register

    873264846937-84 First registered on 22 Jun 2022

    Goals / Remit

    Caritas Africa is the social pastoral ministry of the Catholic Church in Africa. It groups together 46 National Caritas Organizations in 46 sub-Saharan African countries. The Goals of Caritas Africa are:

    1. To ensure effectiveness of Caritas Institutions through Institutional Development and Capacity Strengthening with reference to the Caritas Internationalis Management standards
    2. To Promote timely, effective and quality Humanitarian Response
    3. To promote Integral Human Development through Advocacy in the Humanitarian-Development and Peace Nexus.

    Caritas Africa is keen to see flourishing communities in Africa, where love, reconciliation, justice, peace and prosperity prevail for all; where each member of the community contributes to the common good, where the resources of the environment are used responsibly and for the good of all, where citizens enjoy benefits of democracy and good governance and where the dignity of all women, men and children is promoted.

    Main EU files targeted

    1. Agriculture
    2. Human Rights and Democracy
    3. Environment
    4. Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
    5. Development and Cooperation (SDGs and the UN Agenda 2030)
    6. Migration and Asylum


    Head Office
    735 Bd des Armees SECAF TOKOIN SEMINAIRE
    LOME 8 BP 8395 Lome 8
    EU Office
    735 Bd des Armees SECAF TOKOIN SEMINAIRE
    LOME 8 BP 8395 Lome 8


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    Caritas Africa benefits from support from staff from the Regional Secretariat, members of its Advocacy Committee who are staff of national Caritas organizations and Advocacy points in Caritas national organizations

    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


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Caritas Africa is one of the 7 Regions of Caritas Internationalis (
    Caritas Africa has observer status at the governing body of UNEP

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    The above costs are based on the summary of an estimate of Caritas Africa annual costs
    1. Staff salaries
    2. Office rent
    3. Communication, campaigns and visibility
    4. consultancy support
    5. funds for conferences, training workshops, travel expenses
    Most of the funding from Caritas Africa comes from Caritas Africa Member Organizations

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    1. Joint Statement by Caritas Africa and Caritas Europa

    2. Statement for the International day of Peace

    3. Report from a Webinar on Migration and Development
    How can the future EU-Africa partnership maximise the development impact of migration and mobility?

    4. Statement on Human Rights Day

    5. Blog on Migration as a force for development in the AU

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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