European Association for the Study of Obesity

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Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.25 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Association for the Study of Obesity   (EASO)

    EU Transparency Register

    020025124702-06 First registered on 24 Nov 2016

    Goals / Remit

    EASO is the leading voice of obesity science, medicine, and community in Europe, representing scientists, health care professionals, physicians, public health experts and patients. Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 36 European countries.

    EASO Mission:
    To improve health outcomes across society, EASO empowers, advocates and educates to research, prevent, diagnose, treat and manage the chronic disease of obesity along the life course.

    EASO Vision:
    Identifying and solving the challenges of obesity through collaborative action with multidisciplinary stakeholders underpinned by a strong scientific understanding.

    The Objectives of EASO are:
    - To establish obesity as chronic relapsing disease
    - To develop evolving evidence-based approaches for preventing and treating obesity across the lifespan
    - To promote effective solutions through research, education and policy.

    Main EU files targeted

    EASO provides Expert Secretariats to the European Parliamentarian Interest group on Obesity & Resilient Health Systems as well as for the OPEN-EU (Obesity Policy Engagement Network – EU hub)


    Head Office
    Molesworth House 1-2 South Frederick Street
    Dublin 2 D02 N820
    EU Office
    EASO Secretariat, The Library 10 Square Ambiorix
    Brussesl 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    EASO employs a small core team and outsources services on a project basis. This limits financial liability on the charity and maintains flexibility. Outsourced services include website maintenance, communications/PR (WOD), congress management.

    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


    WOF. European Biomedical Alliance. EU Health Coalition. OPEN EU, ECCO

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Dissemination partner in ongoing EU projects SWEET, PROTEIN, INTERACT and TIMESPAN, and SOPHIA (IMI). Recent partner in FP7 projects MooDFOOD, DORIAN and Spotlight, and H2020 project NoHoW. Organiser of the annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO) and World Obesity Day Europe. Coordinator of network of specialist multidisciplinary treatment centres. EASO publishes position statements and guidelines in Obesity Facts (OFA), see Member of EU Health Coalition and Biomed Alliance.

    Other activities

    Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 36 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts, early career researchers, students and patients. EASO is in formal relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, coordinates the EU Obesity Policy Engagement Network (OPEN) and is a member of the EU Health Coalition and the Biomedical Alliance in Europe.

    EASO promotes action through collaboration in research, education and policy

  • Meetings


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    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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