COMMUNIA Association for the public domain

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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 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

1

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    COMMUNIA Association for the public domain

    EU Transparency Register

    003277719548-45 First registered on 16 Nov 2015

    Goals / Remit

    COMMUNIA advocates for policies that expand the public domain and increase access to and reuse of culture and knowledge. We seek to limit the scope of exclusive copyright to sensible proportions that do not place unnecessary restrictions on access and use.

    The COMMUNIA International Association on the public domain is a network of activists, researchers and practitioners from universities, NGOs and SME established in 10 Member States. The mission of COMMUNIA is to foster, strengthen and enrich the Public Domain. COMMUNIA is an international association incorporated under Belgian law. The COMMUNIA association is built on the eponymous Thematic Network, funded by the European Commission from 2007 to 2011, which issued the Public Domain Manifesto and gathered over 50 members from academia and civil society researching and promoting the digital public domain in Europe and worldwide.

    COMMUNIA aims at maintaining and reinforcing a network of European and international organisati (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    All policy initiatives in the field of copyright and related rights, especially in relation to the digital environment.

    Address

    Head Office
    20 Rue Jospeh II
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    20 Rue Jospeh II
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Paul Keller 29 Feb 2020 26 Feb 2021
    Ms Teresa Isabel RAPOSO NOBRE 25 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2021
    Mr Paul Keller 21 Mar 2019 31 Dec 2019
    Ms Anna Mazgal 23 Nov 2016 21 Nov 2017

    Complementary Information

    The FTEe identified above relate to persons employed by member organisations who work on COMMUNIA activities. COMMUNIA itself has no paid staff which also explains the discrepancy between the FTE indicated above and the financial data provided to the transparency register.

    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

    We are not currently member of any networks or associations (we are an association ourselves).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    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

    4,000€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    As stated above most of the activities of the association are directly funded by the members. This also includes the staff carrying out the activities of the association. Staff time gets donated pro bono by member organisations to the association. this explains the discrepancy between the activities of the organisation and the budget specified above.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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