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Overview

Lobbying Costs

800,000€ - 899,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4.75 Fte (18)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

21

High-level Commission meetings

164

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European farmers   (COPA)

    EU Transparency Register

    44856881231-49 First registered on 25 Feb 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The remit of Copa is to: represent the voice of European farmers and set the requisite political objectives to promote their interests; boost their income and defend a strong agricultural sector; influence political decisions on agriculture by lobbying the European Union's public institutions and both European and international organisations; promote the multifunctional role of farmers in society; provide a platform for members to debate and exchange their views; seek and promote solutions to important matters of mutual concern; facilitate communication and coordination between its members and between its members' national offices in Brussels and help them to pool their resources if necessary; foster exchanges of opinion and debates, notably with Cogeca, but also with other representative organisations at European and international level; provide recent and specialised information and analyses that both cater to the needs of its members and meet the requirements underpinning pub (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Future Common Agricultural Policy; European Green Deal; Research and Innovation - Horizon Europe; Climate change; Directive proposal on Unfair Trading Practices; Regulation proposal on Sustainable Finance; Commission proposal on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model; Anti-dumping measures regarding fertilizer; Multiannual Financial Framework; Directive on the promotion of renewable energy sources, EU Trade policy

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue de Trèves, 61
    Bruxelles 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue de Trèves, 61
    Bruxelles 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    18

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%1
    25%17

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    21 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 06 Oct 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Irene DE TOVAR HERNANDEZ 01 Oct 2022 29 Sep 2023
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Ms Polona GLOBOCNIK 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Mr Federico FACCHIN 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Mr Thomas Alexis SANCHEZ 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Mr Jean Baptiste Noel BOUCHER 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 27 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2023
    Ms Eva SALI 27 Oct 2021 26 Oct 2022
    Ms Irene DE TOVAR HERNANDEZ 23 Oct 2021 21 Oct 2022
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 23 Oct 2021 21 Oct 2022
    Mr Patrick Giovanni PAGANI 14 Oct 2021 13 Oct 2022
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 28 Sep 2021 27 Sep 2022
    Ms Polona GLOBOCNIK 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Mr Thomas Alexis SANCHEZ 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Mr Jean Baptiste Noel BOUCHER 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 24 Sep 2021 23 Sep 2022
    Mr Federico FACCHIN 16 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 16 Jan 2020 15 Jan 2021
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 18 Dec 2019 17 Dec 2020
    Mr Miguel Diogo BENITO GARCIA HANNES 27 Nov 2019 26 Nov 2020
    Mr Thomas Alexis SANCHEZ 05 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 31 Aug 2019 31 Aug 2020
    Mr Jean Baptiste Noel BOUCHER 30 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2020
    Mr Francesco MIRIZZI 26 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2020
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 25 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2020
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 25 Jul 2019 24 Jul 2020
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 25 May 2019 22 May 2020
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 30 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 08 Jan 2019 31 Jan 2020
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 08 Jan 2019 07 Jan 2020
    Ms Marta MARTINS MUNIZ MENDES ROSA 08 Jan 2019 07 Jan 2020
    Mr Thomas Alexis SANCHEZ 28 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Jean Baptiste Noel BOUCHER 18 Sep 2018 17 Sep 2019
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 07 Sep 2018 06 Sep 2019
    Mr Francesco MIRIZZI 07 Sep 2018 06 Sep 2019
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 05 Sep 2018 04 Sep 2019
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 05 Sep 2018 04 Sep 2019
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 05 May 2018 03 May 2019
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 13 Apr 2018 12 Apr 2019
    Mr Tonći UKAS 15 Mar 2018 14 Mar 2019
    Mr Rauli Jan ALBERT 15 Feb 2018 15 Feb 2019
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 03 Jan 2018 15 Dec 2018
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 03 Jan 2018 14 Dec 2018
    Ms Marta MARTINS MUNIZ MENDES ROSA 03 Jan 2018 15 Dec 2018
    Mr Francesco MIRIZZI 13 Sep 2017 12 Sep 2018
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 02 Sep 2017 31 Aug 2018
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 02 Sep 2017 31 Aug 2018
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 02 Sep 2017 31 Aug 2018
    Mr Arnaud PETIT 09 Jun 2017 26 May 2018
    Ms Amanda Jane CHEESLEY 09 Jun 2017 02 Jun 2018
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 05 May 2017 04 May 2018
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 25 Apr 2017 11 Apr 2018
    Ms Marina PREDIC RUNTEVSKA 24 Feb 2017 22 Feb 2018
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 23 Jan 2017 12 Jan 2018
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 10 Jan 2017 05 Jan 2018
    Ms Marta MARTINS MUNIZ MENDES ROSA 10 Jan 2017 06 Jan 2018
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 13 Sep 2016 07 Sep 2017
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 13 Sep 2016 06 Sep 2017
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 13 Sep 2016 07 Sep 2017
    Ms Marta MARTINS MUNIZ MENDES ROSA 19 Jul 2016 15 Jan 2017
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 03 Jun 2016 31 May 2017
    Mr Arnaud PETIT 03 Jun 2016 02 Jun 2017
    Ms Amanda Jane CHEESLEY 03 Jun 2016 02 Jun 2017
    Ms Ksenija SIMOVIC 29 Apr 2016 28 Apr 2017
    Ms Marina PREDIC RUNTEVSKA 03 Mar 2016 01 Mar 2017
    Ms Marta MARTINS MUNIZ MENDES ROSA 12 Jan 2016 11 Jul 2016
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 09 Jan 2016 08 Jan 2017
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 08 Jan 2016 07 Jan 2017
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 17 Sep 2015 15 Sep 2016
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 17 Sep 2015 10 Sep 2016
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 17 Sep 2015 15 Sep 2016
    Mr Arnaud PETIT 06 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 23 May 2015 21 May 2016
    Mr David Brazsil 05 Mar 2015 03 Mar 2016
    Ms Camelia GYÖRFFY 30 Sep 2014 26 Sep 2015
    Ms Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 19 Sep 2014 17 Sep 2015
    Ms Francesca BIGNAMI 09 Sep 2014 05 Sep 2015
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 13 Jan 2015 08 Jan 2016
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 13 Jan 2015 08 Jan 2016
    Mrs Camelia GYÖRFFY 30 Sep 2014 26 Sep 2015
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 27 Sep 2014 25 Sep 2015
    Mrs Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 19 Sep 2014 17 Sep 2015
    Mrs Francesca BIGNAMI 09 Sep 2014 05 Sep 2015
    Mr Arnaud PETIT 19 Jun 2014 17 Jun 2015
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 08 May 2014 06 May 2015
    Mr David Brazsil 20 Mar 2014 18 Mar 2015
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 14 Jan 2014 10 Jan 2015
    Ms Cynthia, Liubov Benites 10 Jan 2014 08 Jan 2015
    Mrs Camelia GYÖRFFY 02 Oct 2013 30 Sep 2014
    Mr Daniel Jorge Florindo De Azevedo 27 Sep 2013 25 Sep 2014
    Mrs Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 25 Sep 2013 23 Sep 2014
    Mrs Francesca BIGNAMI 10 Sep 2013 06 Sep 2014
    Mr François Alessandro M Guerin 01 May 2013 29 Apr 2014
    Mr Arnaud PETIT 11 Apr 2013 09 Apr 2014
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 01 Feb 2013 31 Jan 2014
    Mrs Camelia GYÖRFFY 25 Jan 2013 23 Jul 2013
    Mrs Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 25 Jan 2013 23 Jul 2013
    Mrs Francesca BIGNAMI 23 Jan 2013 23 Jul 2013
    Mr Daniel Azevedo 25 Jul 2012 23 Jul 2013
    Mr Pekka PESONEN 07 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mrs Nella MIKKOLA 07 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mrs Camelia GYÖRFFY 07 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mrs Francesca BIGNAMI 07 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Dominique DEJONCKHEERE 06 Mar 2012 31 Jan 2013

    Complementary Information

    These 18 people include the Secretary General and the policy staff based in Brussels.

    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

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    https://www.copa-cogeca.eu/other_european_platforms

    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

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Other financial info

    In line with similar EU based organizations, the estimate of the annual costs related to activities covered by the register is for European farmers (Copa) in the range of 890.000 €. This includes the activities of 18 policy staff based in Brussels.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform#E03790#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3790 #Member #C#Professionals, SMEs#CDG Horticulture, olives and spirits#E03196#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3196 #Member #C#Industry#Working Group: Olives#Expert Group on agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets#E02834#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2834 #Member #C#Industry#Expert group EU Meat Market Observatory#E03431#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3431 #Member #C#Industry#Beef and veal#Pigmeat#Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3710 #Member #C#Professionals#Advisory Committee on equal opportunities for women and men#E01238#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1238 #Member #C#Professionals#Commission expert group on Fertilising Products #E01320#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1320 #Observer #C#Professionals#Expert Group Crops Market Observatory#E03526#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3526 #Member #C#Professionals#Rural Network's Assembly#E03277#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3277 #Member #C#Industry#Leader and Community-Led Local Development#INNOVATION#CDG Animal products#E03190#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3190 #Member #C#Industry#Working Group: pigmeat#Working Group: poultry and eggs#Working Group: sheep and goatmeat#Working Group: beef and veal#Working Group on Agricultural Tractors#E01297#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1297 #Member #C#Industry#Rural Network's Steering Group#E03278#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3278 #Member #C#Industry#CDG Direct payments and Greening#E03193#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3193 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism#E03829#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3829 #Member #C#Other#Improving the diversity of sources of supply#Crisis communication on food supply and food security#Dashboard for the monitoring of food supply and food security#CDG Quality and promotion#E03200#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3200 #Member #C#Industry#CDG International aspects of agriculture#E03197#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3197 #Member #C#Industry#Commission Expert Group on the implementation of the EU Soil Strategy for 2030#E03846#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3846 #Member #C#Other#Commission Expert Group on Animal Nutrition.#E03698#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3698 #Member #C#Other#Expert Group Milk Market Observatory#E03037#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3037 #Member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health#E00860#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=860 #Member #C#Industry#Animal Health Advisory Committee#Working Group on Plant Health#Working Group on Seeds and Propagating Material#CDG Arable crops#E03191#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3191 #Member #C#Industry#EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste#E03421#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3421 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs, Other#Sub-group to support EU activites on measurements of food waste#CDG Wine#E03202#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3202 #Member #C#Industry#CDG Environment and climate change#E03194#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3194 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group Sugar Market Observatory#E03525#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3525 #Member #C#Professionals#Expert Group Wine Market Observatory#E03654#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3654 #Member #C#Professionals#CDG Milk#E03198#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3198 #Member #C#Industry#CDG Organic Farming#E03199#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3199 #Member #C#Industry#CDG Rural Development#E03201#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3201 #Member #C#Industry#Dialogue with CPR partners 2021-2027 - Group of experts on the funds established by Regulation (EU) No 2021/1060 of the European Parliament and of the Council#E03802#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3802 #Member #C#Civil society, Employees/workers#CDG CAP#E03192#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3192 #Member #C#Industry#EU Platform on Animal Welfare#E03504#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3504 #Member #C#Industry#Sub-group on Labelling#Sub-group on Animal Transport#Sub-group on animal welfare of poultry#Expert Group Fruit and Vegetables Market Observatory#E03653#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3653 #Member #C#Professionals#Expert Group on Forest-based Industries and Sectorally Related Issues#E01356#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1356 #Member #C#Industry#Excise Contact Group #E02806#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2806 #Member #C#Finance, Civil society, Employees/workers#CDG Forestry and Cork#E03195#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3195 #Member #C#Industry#EU Biodiversity Platform#E02210#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2210 #Member #C#Professionals#ENV.D.3-Commission expert group on the Birds and Habitats Directives#Working Group On Pollinators#ENV.D.2-Working Group on Invasive Alien Species#ENV.D.2- Sub-Group on Monitoring and Assessment#ENV.D.2-Working Group on Green Infrastructure and Restoration#Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation#E03282#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3282 #Member #C#Professionals

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Wine, spirit and foodstuffs#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Other activities

    High Level Forum for a Better Functionning Food Supply Chain (active participation);
    European Technology Platform “Plants for the future” (active participation);
    European Technology Platform Organics (active participation);
    European Biofuels Technology Platform (active participation);
    EFSA Stakeholders Bureau (active participation);
    EU Platform on action for diet, physical activity and health (active participation);
    EU Platform on Undeclared Work (as Observer);
    EU Plafform on Food Losses and Food Waste;
    EFSA Stakeholder Discussion group on Emerging Risks;
    EFSA Bee Guidance Stakeholder Consultation Group;
    EU Circular Economy stakeholder platform;
    EIP-AGRI Subgroup on innovation for agricultural productivity and sustainabilité;
    European Network for Rural Development (ENRD);
    European Plaform for Undeclared Work
    Agri-Food Chain Roundtable on Plant Protection Products
    ECHA’s ad hoc Stakeholder Consultation Group on pollinators
    EFSA’s ad hoc Bee Guidance Stakeholder Consultation Group
    EFSA Sounding Board on the Transparency Regulation

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    164 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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