Europäisches Zentrum für Presse- und Medienfreiheit

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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 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

13.25 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

10

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Europäisches Zentrum für Presse- und Medienfreiheit   (ECPMF)

    EU Transparency Register

    823710129179-63 First registered on 14 Dec 2017

    Goals / Remit

    The ECPMF promotes the implementation of the European Charter on Freedom of the Press in all European countries. This charter was adopted and signed in 2009 and formulates in ten articles, principles for the freedom of the press and media. The ECPMF helps shaping a common European media space and supports, defends, elaborates and expands pan-European media freedom. Freedom of the press and media is of vital importance for democratically organised states and open societies. Attacks on freedom of the media are attacks on freedom itself. The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) was founded as an independent, non-profit European Co-operative Society ("societas cooperativa Europaea", SCE). The purpose of the SCE, which shall operate exclusively on a non-profit basis in the Federal Republic of Germany and other European countries, particularly in the European Union, is therefore the promotion, preservation and defence of freedom of the press and media by:

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    Main EU files targeted

    The ECPMF acknowledges the role of the EU members states on a national level in matters of media policy. However, it stresses the importance of the EU in this issue. The ECPMF, together with its partners, closely observes EU initiatives, strategies and legislative processes inter alia on whistle-blowing protection, data protection, defamation, access to information, public-service broadcasting, (self-)censorship, and financing of journalism.

    Address

    Head Office
    Menckestraße 27
    Leipzig 04155
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    Menckestraße 27
    Leipzig 04155
    GERMANY

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    14

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%12
    75%1
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    13.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The statutory bodies of ECPMF are the General Meeting, the Executive Board, and the Supervisory Board. The General Meeting represents the highest body of ECPMF and consists of the co-operative member.

    The ECPMF is currently funded through project funding. The main project is the Media Freedom Rapid Response funded by the European Commission, the Free State of Saxony, the City of Leipzig and the Media Foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig. It also received project related funding from the Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien Germany, the Federal Foreign Office Germany and the National Endowment for Democracy.

    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

    "Forum Media and Development" (Forum Medien und Entwicklung) - http://fome.info/
    Journalists in Distress Network - https://cpj.org/emergency-response/journalists-in-distress-network/
    EUTRP - https://eutrp.eu/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    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

    600,000€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Public financing, EU funding

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 600,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 600,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert group against SLAPP#E03746#Flutura Kusari#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3746 #Member #B#Civil society#LEGAL ASPECTS OF SLAPP#Monitoring of SLAPP cases

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    The statutory bodies of ECPMF are the General Meeting, the Executive Board, and the Supervisory Board. The General Meeting represents the highest body of ECPMF and consists of the co-operative member.

    The ECPMF is currently funded through project funding. The main project is the Media Freedom Rapid Response funded by the European Commission, the Free State of Saxony, the City of Leipzig and the Media Foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig. It also received project related funding from the Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien Germany, the Federal Foreign Office Germany and the National Endowment for Democracy.

  • Meetings

    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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