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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 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

35.5 Fte (47)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

62

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Policy Centre   (EPC)

    EU Transparency Register

    89632641000-47 First registered on 22 Jan 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The European Policy Centre (EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate, supporting and challenging European decision-makers at all levels to make informed decisions based on evidence and analysis, and providing a platform for engaging partners, stakeholders and citizens in EU policy-making and in the debate about the future of Europe.

    In line with its multi-constituency approach, members of the EPC comprise companies, professional and business federations, trade unions, diplomatic missions, regional and local bodies, as well as NGOs representing a broad range of civil society interests, foundations, international and religious organisations. The EPC has around 340 member organisations. Membership changes throughout the year and the latest information can be found on the EPC website which is regularly updated: http://www.epc.eu/members_list

    Main EU files targeted

    The activities are carried out in in the framework of 5 multiannual programmes encompassing research/analysis, expert seminars, public conferences and publications: European Politics and Institutions (EPI), European Migration and Diversity (EMD); Europe's Political Economy (EPE), Sustainable Prosperity for Europe (SPE), Social Europe & Wellbeing (SEW) and Europe in the World (EIW), as well as 1 flagship project, Connecting Europe.
    For more information and for details of the individual projects, see the Programmes section on our website:
    https://www.epc.eu/en/programmes

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue du Tröne 14-16
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue du Tröne 14-16
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    47

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%27
    75%4
    50%6
    25%10

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    35.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The EPC is an independent think tank that supports European integration, with a multi-constituency membership. As such, it does not represent any individual interest group and does not allocate funds for lobbying or for "representing interests to EU institutions" (see financial data section below). It seeks to raise awareness and promote debate through its events and publications. All our acitivities are directed towards influencing EU policy making.

    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

    Think tanks and research institutions

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The EPC has an international network of around 337 member organisations divided into the following main categories: corporate; professional and business associations, diplomatic, non-governmental organisations, foundations, regional and local authorities. The latest list of members can be found on our website: https://www.epc.eu/en/members

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    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

    3,520,316€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Public financing, EU funding, Member's contribution, Grants

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Stiftung Mercator 380,000€
    Grant Europe for Citizens Programme 250,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Citizens Equality Rights nd Values Programme 250,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    The EPC is an independent think tank that supports European integration, with a multi-constituency membership. As such, it does not represent any individual interest group and does not allocate funds for lobbying. It fosters debate by bringing together the different stakeholders concerned with EU affairs. EPC analysts are often invited to contribute to EU conferences on various EU policies.

    EPC Analysts Alberto Horst Neidhart and Olivia Sundberg Diez participated in an European Economic and Social Committee hearing on the New Pact on Migration, on 26 November 2020.
    EPC Senior Policy Analyst Sophie Pornschlegel gave input to the CIVEX Committee of the EU Committee of the Regions on 12 June 2020 on the topic: "Tensions between crisis management and fundamental freedoms" in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    62 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.

    • Date 17 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Roundtable - Digital platforms and Media freedom
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Daniel Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Speech on REPowerEU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2022 Location video-conference
      Subject Policy Dialogue on ‘The Green Deal as a solution to our crisis-riddled times'
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Mar 2022 Location Online
      Subject - Conference Observatory & High Level Advisory Group Report - Discussion on the report and on the conference in general
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
      Portfolio Democracy and Demography
      Commission
      • Ingrid Godkin (Cabinet member)
      • Mattia De Grassi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC)
      Commission
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Mar 2022 Location virtual
      Subject Economic governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Portfolio Economy
      Commission
      • Alienor Margerit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jul 2021 Location videoconference (Brussels)
      Subject online speech at EPC event "Fit for 55 package: A policy framework fit for a climate-neutral EU? "
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jun 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Disinformation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 27 May 2021 Location Video Conferencing.
      Subject Corporate Reporting in the EU's capital market union after winecard.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 10 Mar 2021 Location Online
      Subject New Pact on Migration and Asylum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Margaritis Schinas (Vice-President)
      • Natasha Bertaud (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade Policy Review
      Commission
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Feb 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Industry Package 2021
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject VC - Policy Dialogue on Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Commission
      • Annukka Ojala (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2020 Location video call
      Subject The European Climate Pact
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Damyana Stoynova (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussions on the new Pact on Migration
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Ylva Johansson
      Portfolio Home Affairs
      Commission
      • Ylva Johansson (Commissioner)
      • Alexandra Cupsan-Catalin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject VTC: EPC paper on the New Pact on Migration and Asylum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Ylva Johansson
      Portfolio Home Affairs
      Commission
      • Raul Hernandez Sagrera (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Oct 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject Workshop ‘Fair Transition to green and sustainable mobility’
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Sep 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject EU covid-19 crisis response and cohesion policy 2021-27
      Commission
      • Marc Lemaître (Director-General)
    • Date 02 Sep 2020 Location video call
      Subject Discussion on Digital for Sustainability
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jul 2020 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject Brainstorming Session on "The State of the Union in 2020: Society and Democracy" - [Via Webex]
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      • Nicole Dewandre (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Luisa Cabral (Cabinet member)
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
      • Olivier Smith (Cabinet member)
      • Valeria Miceli (Cabinet member)
      • Sonia Vila Nunez (Cabinet member)
      • Fernando Sampedro Marcos (Cabinet member)
      • Per Haugaard (Cabinet member)
      • Mary Veronica Tovsak Pleterski (Cabinet member)
      • Charmaine Hili (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jul 2020 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject Brainstorming Session on "The State of the Union on 2020 and the Recovery of Europe's Economy" [Via Webex]
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
      • Per Haugaard (Cabinet member)
      • Valeria Miceli (Cabinet member)
      • Sonia Vila Nunez (Cabinet member)
      • Fernando Sampedro Marcos (Cabinet member)
      • Nicole Dewandre (Cabinet member)
      • Olivier Smith (Cabinet member)
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Jul 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Green Deal as basis for a green recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 13 Jul 2020 Location Virtual conference
      Subject Migration
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Natasha Bertaud (Cabinet member)
      • Margaritis Schinas (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Jun 2020 Location on line event
      Subject Maroš Šefčovič speaks at the European Policy Centre (EPC) online event on foresight, and more specifically on ‘How to boost EU resilience in the Covid-crisis aftermath'.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 24 Jun 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Videoconference with the Task Force for Relations with the United Kindgdom
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
    • Date 12 Jun 2020 Location Webinar
      Subject COVID 19 Disinformation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 19 May 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject EPC's online Sixty Minute Briefings on the Commission’s response to the COVID-19 crisis in the area of employment and social right.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Online seminar - speech on How to ensure a cohesive recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elisa Ferreira
      Portfolio Cohesion and Reforms
      Commission
      • Elisa Ferreira (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 May 2020 Location video conference (Brussels)
      Subject Speech at European Policy Centre Webinar event "Can the corona virus crisis be a catalyst for climate action? "
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular economy action plan
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Jan 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
      • Simona Constantin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject exploring a new strategic focus and funding priority in the field of "education on Europe", especially in formal education
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Rodrigo Ballester (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Apr 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Jan 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Discussion on EU state aid and competition policy
      Commission
      • Johannes Laitenberger (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Nov 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Speech on the achievements of the Juncker Commission.
      Commission
      • Martin Selmayr (Secretary-General)
    • Date 12 Apr 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market - Future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Courtesy Visit
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Dec 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Thomas Zerdick (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
    • Date 06 Nov 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Jul 2017 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Think Tank Relations and Future of Europe
      Commission
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Jul 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU General Affairs
      Commission
      • Alexander Italianer (Secretary-General)
    • Date 21 Jun 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Discussion: "Two years after the Migration and Security agendas : Where do we stand?"
      Commission
      • Alfred Matthias Ruete (Director-General)
    • Date 02 Jun 2017 Location BERL
      Subject Presentation of policy paper entitled "Achieving Social Triple A: What Role for EU Cohesion Policy?"
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Ruth Paserman (Cabinet member)
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Feb 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EPSC High Level Policy lunch : The Future of Europe, Charting a New Course at a Critical Moment
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Clara Martinez Alberola (Cabinet member)
      • Luc Tholoniat (Cabinet member)
      • Martin Selmayr (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Ocean Governance and the Blue Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Feb 2017 Location BERL 10/411
      Subject CESI-Eurodiaconia-Social Platform initiative
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Ruth Paserman (Cabinet member)
      • Baudouin Baudru (Cabinet member)
      • Vasiliki Kokkori (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Feb 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EPC Policy Dialogue on "Regional policy beyond 2020 - Gearing up for the new MFF"
      Commission
      • Marc Lemaître (Director-General)
    • Date 26 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
    • Date 12 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Working methods of the Commission
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Michelle Sutton (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU economic diplomacy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Sep 2016 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject State of the Union 2016
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Clara Martinez Alberola (Cabinet member)
      • Martin Selmayr (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Cooperation between Dg SANTE and EPC
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 03 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject 1 year of the Juncker Commission
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Martin Selmayr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Oct 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Think tank engagement
      Commission
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 21 May 2015 Location rue du Trone
      Subject speech at EPC event: Roadmap for the circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Apr 2015 Location restaurant Icônes
      Subject Working lunch with Mr Fabian Zuleg (EPC)
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Event EPC Policy Dialogue: "How can the EU achieve a successful and ambitious copyright reform?"
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
      • Jon Nyman (Cabinet member)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject New Pact for Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Raquel Lucas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jan 2015 Location BERL 10/180
      Subject Exchange of views on future of the EU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Reinhard Felke (Cabinet member)
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