Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging   (FNV)

    EU Transparency Register

    848077116912-21 First registered on 10 Apr 2015

    Goals / Remit

    Vakbond, belangenbehartiger van werkenden en uitkeringsgerechtigden op nationaal en internationaal niveau

    Main EU files targeted

    Sociale zaken en werkgelegenheid, arbeidsvoorwaarden en arbeidsomstandigheden werkenden en uitkeringsgerechtigden.


    Head Office
    Hertogswetering 159
    Utrecht 3506 GE - 9208
    EU Office
    Hertogswetering 159
    Utrecht 3506 GE - 9208


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    FNV has 2 persons working in our EU department. First focus is strenghtening EU trade union movement (in European Trade Union Confederation and in EU sectoral trade union federations). Within ETUC we focus on common EU trade union position on EU legislative proposals in social field. Focus on awareness raising within FNV structures of EU legislation that can effect workers at Dutch workplaces. Lobbying EU institutions (European Commission and European Parliament) is on basis of common EU trade union positions. 1 person in our FNV EU department contacts Dutch MEP and staff European Commission. Calculating time spend on lobby as a percentage of total workload (working hours) is no more than 25%.

    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


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    European Trade Union Confederation
    Many European Trade Union Federations (a.o. EPSU, UNI Europa, IndustriAll, ETF, ETUCE, EFFAT)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant SOCPL-2021-SOC-DIALOG 8,025€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    0€ - 10,000€

    Other financial info

    As stated above, our FNV EU department consists of 2 persons. Over the past years we've dedicated an overall yearly maximum amount of 5000 euro's for lobby EU legislative proposals. We do foresee organising some activities under the scope of the register in 2023, but the total amount of those possible activities remains under 5000 euro (we would like to organise some meetings in the Netherlands with Dutch MEP on specific legislative proposals.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1784 #Member #C#Employees/workers#Advisory Committee on Vocational Training#X01803#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1803 #Member #C#Employees/workers#Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#VAN VEELEN Wim #https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1211 #Member #B#Employees/workers#Intérêt des représentants des travailleurs#Update Display Screen Equipment Directive 90/270/EEC#Produits chimiques sur le lieu de travail

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    Lid van het Europees Verbond van Vakverenigingen en in dat verband actief in diverse commissies en acitiviteiten op Europees niveau.

    Lid van het Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comite

  • Meetings


    7 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 10 Nov 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Sustainable Corporate Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Mar 2020 Location Alkmaar
      Subject Just Transition Fund
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Courtesy meeting with Ms Tuur Elzinga, Vice-President FNV, NL trade union, to discuss main legislative files.
      • Joost Korte (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Working conditions in aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Working conditions in aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Feb 2017 Location The Netherlands, Den Haag
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Better regulation and social dialogue
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
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