European Social Network AISBL

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Lobbying Costs

900,000€ - 999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

14 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Social Network AISBL   (ESN)

    EU Transparency Register

    94402711517-87 First registered on 14 Apr 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The European Social Network (ESN) is the network for local public social services bringing together social services welfare departments at national, regional, and local levels with statutory duties for planning, managing, funding, delivering, and inspecting public social services.
    ESN supports the development of effective social services and social/health care practices through the exchange of knowledge. ESN gathers its members with the aim to inform them about the latest European policy and trends, to learn from each other’s experience. Members participate in the knowledge exchange and building activities organised by ESN including seminars, working groups, training programmes, peer learning visits and activities outside the co-funded EC programme, such as the European Social Services Conference and the European Social Services Awards.
    ESN is financed by the EaSI Programme (operating grants, works on several social policies and is currently involved in 9 EU Funded Projects.

    Main EU files targeted

    Integrated Care & Support
    Social Innovation
    Innovation and Digitalisation
    Social Service Management and Quality
    Transformation of social services
    Crisis preparedness (resilience)
    Children Families and Youth
    Ageing and Care
    Community Care
    Inclusive Activitation


    Head Office
    Avenue des Arts 3-4-5 8 Floor
    Brussels 1210
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 3-4-5 8 Floor
    Brussels 1210


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Mar 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Martin LICHTE 23 Jul 2022 21 Jul 2023
    Mr Francesco Capuani 29 Mar 2022 28 Mar 2023
    Mr Alfonso LARA MONTERO 29 Mar 2022 28 Mar 2023
    Mr Alfonso LARA MONTERO 20 Mar 2020 20 Mar 2021
    Mr John Denis Ronan Mangan 08 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021
    Mr Martin LICHTE 15 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Ms Valentina GUERRA 12 Nov 2019 12 Nov 2020
    Mr Alfonso LARA MONTERO 27 Mar 2019 29 Feb 2020
    Mr Alfonso LARA MONTERO 20 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Mr Alfonso LARA MONTERO 07 Nov 2011 01 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    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


    None declared

    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

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant 101059169-2022 ESN AWP 983,131€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant 101101915 - ESN AWP 2023 699,160€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Other financial info

    ESN receives operating grant from ESF+ (social inclusion)

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Disability Platform#E03820# #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Disability#Anti-racism and diversity#Fighting against poverty#Social economy#Children's rights

    Other activities

    • European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion; DG EMPLOYMENT Civil Society Dialogue; European Semester
    • Europe 2020
    • Social Investment Package (notably Recommendation Investing in Children)
    • Youth Employment Package
    • Recommendation on Early School Leaving
    • European Joint Action on Mental Health & Well-being
    • National Reform Programmes/Country Specific Recommendations Assessment
    • Child Rights/Child Protection
    • SPC working group on long term care

  • Meetings


    5 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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