Forest Peoples Programme

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

19.75 Fte (41)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Forest Peoples Programme   (FPP)

    EU Transparency Register

    462666621242-31 First registered on 05 Apr 2016

    Goals / Remit

    Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) was founded in 1990 in response to the global forest crisis, specifically to support indigenous forest peoples’ struggles to defend their lands and livelihoods. It registered as a non-governmental human rights Dutch Stichting in 1997, and then later, in 2000, as a UK charity, No. 1082158 and a company limited by guarantee (England & Wales) Reg. No. 3868836, with a registered office in the UK.

    Main EU files targeted

    FLEGT Action Plan review, development of an EU Action Plan on Deforestation and Forest Degradation, reveiw of the biofuel policy, EU Action Plan on Human Rights, EU Business and Human Rights policies, EU Indigenous Peoples policy and 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, EU support to Reduced Emissions on Deforestation (REDD+)


    Head Office
    1c Fosseway Business Centre
    Stratford Road
    Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9NQ
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The above statistics do not cover Administrative and Financial staff.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Thomas Griffiths (Programme Coordinator)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Ms Mary Louise Henson (Managing Director)

  • Categories


    III - Non-governmental organisations


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    FPP is a member of the RSPO, the IUCN, the International Land Coalition, The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), The Forests Dialogue (TFD), the Forest Movement Europe (FME), The World Rainforest Movement, and The London Mining Network. FPP is also an accredited organisation with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    EU grant income for closed financial year

    722,111 € (Source: European Commission Cameroon, European Commission ENRTP, European Commission others)

    Other financial info

    Exchange rate used £1 = 1.13 Euros

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    FPP and its partners are active in VPA implementation and development in Cameroon, DRC, and Guyana and also a key organisation involved in the implementation of the FAO Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure through detailed field support to forest communities in Liberia, Indonesia and DRC. FPP is also a lead player in the Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights launched in March 2016. FPP Communications and events target multiple global policy spaces, including the RSPO, The Tropical Forests Dialogue, FSC, the CBD, UN Human Rights Council, and UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, among others. See for relevant publications and further information.

    Other activities

    FPP is a human rights organisation with a focus on the land and territorial rights of indigenous peoples. FPP has active field programmes in more than twenty countries around the tropical belt in Latin America, Africa and South East Asia. This work is funded by charititable foundations and governmental donors, including the European Commission.

  • Meetings


    3 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.

    • Date 28 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject palm oil/land grabbing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      • Cécile Billaux (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Palm oil and deforestation
      DG Environment
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Apr 2016 Location brussels, belgium
      Subject deforestation, palm oil, indigenous peoples rights
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
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