Civil Liberties Union for Europe

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Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

11.75 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Civil Liberties Union for Europe   (Liberties)

    EU Transparency Register

    544892227334-39 First registered on 08 Jun 2017

    Goals / Remit

    The mission of the Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) is to promote protect and uphold human rights, civil liberties, the rule of law and democratic values in the European Union. Liberties is committed to its mission of protecting human rights and civil liberties in the European Union. The work of Liberties is guided by universal human rights, the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality and solidarity for each human being. Liberties is also committed to promoting an inclusive human rights culture in the European Union without distinction of race, gender, nationality, social condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, functional diversity and ethnic, cultural, religious or any other background.

    Main EU files targeted

    - Promotion of protection of fundamental rights, democratic pluralism and rule of law by the EU.
    - Protection of the civic space
    - Freedom of expression
    - Privacy, Data protection
    - Rights of migrants and refugees


    Head Office
    Ringbahnstraße 16-18-20.
    Berlin 12099
    EU Office
    Ringbahnstraße 16-18-20.
    Berlin 12099


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    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
    Mr Israel BUTLER 21 Aug 2019 31 Aug 2020
    Mr Israel BUTLER 08 Sep 2017 05 Sep 2018

    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


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant EU CERV operating grant 301,122€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert group against SLAPP#E03746#Linda Ravo# #Member #B#Civil society#LEGAL ASPECTS OF SLAPP

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    Liberties is a membership-based association of European human rights, civil liberties watchdog non-governmental organisations who are based with their registered office in at least one of the Member States of the European Union. Liberties is a non-partisan, non-governmental and non-sectarian organisation.

  • Meetings


    10 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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