European Network on Religion and Belief

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.25 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Network on Religion and Belief   (ENORB)

    EU Transparency Register

    195536914302-36 First registered on 23 Sep 2014

    Goals / Remit

    ENORB Our Aims:
    To build a European Network to combat discrimination and prejudice on grounds of religion and belief, and promote harmony and shared values between different religious and non-religious traditions, though joint activities including dialogue, seminars, exchanges and social actions for the common good;
    To bring religious and non-religious groups together to work in partnership and in
    dialogue with the European Union, on EU policy priorities, and key current issues
    for religion and belief;
    To develop a shared discourse and common values between religions, philosophical
    associations, and politicians, based on the values enshrined in the European Treaties,
    and promoting high ethical standards in EU policies;
    To support the development of similar networks in member states committed to
    action to combat discrimination and hate crime for inter-convictional understanding.


    Contributing to policy discussions and dialogue with EU institutions, officials, parliamentarians, and Equalities and other European networks on issues of religion and belief, interface with other strands of EU equalities and non-discrimination policy;

    Holding regular European-level seminars on issues in Religion and Belief for an audience of grassroots organisations, religious and non-religious representative groups, European officials and parliamentarians, other European-level organisations and networks;

    Supporting European and member state grassroots actions for mutual understanding and campaigns against hate crime and discrimination on grounds of religion and belief;

    Undertaking projects of action, research and policy development, where possible with funding from external sources;

    Extending ENORB's current membership organisations to cover all member states; supporting the development of national platforms/networks of religion and belief organisations in member states.

    Main EU files targeted

    Charter of Fundamental Rights
    Equalities and Anti-Discrimination legislation
    Article 17 Dialogue with Religion and Belief organisations
    Charter on Freedom of Religion and Belief


    Head Office
    Rue du Progres, 323
    Bruxelles 1030
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Alan Murray 18 May 2016 17 May 2017

    Complementary Information

    ENORB has two part-time paid staff. Besides the staff, its core work programme is organised and delivered by executive committee officers and members on a voluntary basis.
    ENORB also manages projects contracted from EU and other sources, delivered by consultants, members, and partner organisations on member states.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Alan Murray (President)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Alan Murray (President)

  • Categories


    III - Non-governmental organisations


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    ENORB is an ABSL (Association Sans But Lucratif) registered in May 2012 with the Moniteur Belge, Chaussée d'Anvers 53 1000 Bruxelles.
    ENORB is a member of ENAR (European Network against Racism, Rue de Gallait 60, 1030, Bruxelles

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    ENORB currently depends on project grants and members' contributions, mainly in kind, with one member contributing 75% full-time basis, and others as required for specific tasks.
    Now that ENORB can meet the necessary qualifying conditions as a legally registered organisation, ENORB will apply for the next round of EU operational funding as one of the funded EU Equalities and Non-Discrimination networks, in addition to seeking project-related funding.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    EP Intergroup on Anti-Racism and Diversity
    EP Working Group on Freedom of Religion and Belief

    Communication activities

    Joint projects with other EU Equality Bodies - ENAR, ILGA-Europe, EWL.
    Seminars, campaigns
    Seminars on Religion, Belief and LGBT rights.
    Workshops on Religion, Belief and Freedom of Speech.
    Seminars September on Religious dress and symbols in the context of EU fundamental rights
    Seminar on Gender and Religion/Belief

    Other activities

    ENORB organises regular European conferences and events at the European Parliament and other venues, with participants from all 28 member states, EU officials and MEPs, NGOs and religion/belief authorities and activists. Topics are key EU policy issues, and other key issues relating to religion/belief, human rights, anti-discrimination, interfaith dialogue and mutual understanding across all religions and convictions.
    In addition, ENORB organises European and local campaigns, including advocacy and resources which may include seminars, meetings and local events in member states, on current topics relating to religion and belief, human rights etc. These are held in partnership with national equality bodies, government structures, academic institutions and civil society organisations, and in support of local religion/belief organisations, activist NGOs and networks, for the benefit of the general public.

  • 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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