Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU

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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)

7 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

18

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU   (FACE)

    EU Transparency Register

    75899541198-85 First registered on 20 Feb 2009

    Goals / Remit

    The Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU (FACE) is an international, non-profit making, non-governmental organisation that acts in the interests of over 7 million European hunters since its founding in 1977. From its headquarters in the heart of Brussels, Belgium, FACE represents its 37 members that are national hunting organisations within the Member States of the European Union and other Council of Europe countries. FACE has been a member of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) since 1987, and more recently of Wetlands International. FACE undertakes the following key objectives: Promoting hunting in accordance with the principles of sustainable use of natural resources; Informing decision makers, the media and the public on issues covering two key principles, namely sustainable hunting and biodiversity conservation, by raising awareness on initiatives that aim to promote these principles; Advocating the collective interests of its members at the lev (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Biodiveristy Strategy, EU Birds Directive, EU Habitats Directive, EU Firearms Legislation, EU Framework for Animal Welfare, EU Regulation on Animal Health, EU Regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species , EU Water Framework Directive.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Belliard 205
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Belliard 205
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 07 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Valentina SIDDI 17 Nov 2022 16 Nov 2023
    Ms Levina DE JONGE 17 Nov 2022 16 Nov 2023
    Mr David Scallan 17 Nov 2022 16 Nov 2023
    Mr David Scallan 27 Oct 2021 26 Oct 2022
    Ms Valentina SIDDI 19 Oct 2021 18 Oct 2022
    Ms Konstantina KATRIMPOUZA 14 Oct 2021 13 Oct 2022
    Mr Stanislas SIBILLE 09 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
    Ms Levina DE JONGE 09 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
    Mr Robert GROOME 09 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
    Ms Sabrina DIETZ 09 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
    Mr Alexander Griffin 06 Oct 2021 05 Oct 2022
    Mr David Scallan 07 Mar 2020 05 Mar 2021
    Ms Levina DE JONGE 09 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2021
    Mr Alexander Griffin 07 Dec 2019 04 Dec 2020
    Ms Annemie Rose JANSSEN 30 Nov 2019 27 Nov 2020
    Ms Sabrina DIETZ 30 Nov 2019 27 Nov 2020
    Mr Robert GROOME 29 Nov 2019 27 Nov 2020
    Ms Levina DE JONGE 05 Jul 2019 03 Jan 2020
    Mr Daniel ŠVRČULA 22 Jun 2019 31 Dec 2019
    Mr Roderick Enzerink 24 May 2019 23 Apr 2020
    Mr Tom VAN DE MAELE 07 May 2019 06 May 2020
    Mr David Scallan 15 Feb 2019 14 Feb 2020
    Ms Diana SELARU 14 Feb 2019 13 Feb 2020
    Ms Angela POPOVIC 23 May 2018 22 May 2019
    Ms Monia Anane 18 May 2018 17 May 2019
    Ms Isabelle LEMMENS 17 May 2018 16 May 2019
    Mr Roderick Enzerink 17 May 2018 16 May 2019
    Mr Roderick Enzerink 12 May 2017 08 May 2018
    Mr Ludwig Willnegger 01 Mar 2018 28 Feb 2019
    Mr David Scallan 30 Jan 2018 29 Jan 2019
    Mr Tom VAN DE MAELE 20 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2018
    Ms Angela POPOVIC 01 Sep 2017 28 Feb 2018
    Ms Monia Anane 12 May 2017 10 May 2018
    Roderick Enzerink 12 May 2017 08 May 2018
    Mr Ludwig Willnegger 20 Mar 2017 01 Mar 2018
    Ms Berta REDONDO BENITO 20 Mar 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Mr Johan Svalby 05 Nov 2016 03 Nov 2017
    Mr David Scallan 05 Nov 2016 03 Nov 2017
    Mr Filippo Segato 24 Feb 2016 19 Feb 2017
    Mr Johan Svalby 05 Nov 2015 03 Nov 2016
    Ms Cecilia Luetgebrune 09 Sep 2015 03 Sep 2016
    Mr Paul Wujek 11 Aug 2015 07 Aug 2016
    Ms Mayssa VANDE VYVRE 11 Aug 2015 07 Aug 2016
    Mr Filippo Segato 21 Feb 2015 19 Feb 2016
    Mr Johan Svalby 07 Nov 2014 05 Nov 2015
    Ms Cecilia Luetgebrune 26 Aug 2014 19 Aug 2015
    Mr Paul Wujek 13 Aug 2014 11 Aug 2015
    Ms Yasmin Hammerschmidt 26 Feb 2014 24 Feb 2015
    Mr Filippo Segato 29 Jan 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Mr Manuel Esparrago Arzadun 07 Nov 2013 05 Nov 2014
    Mr Johan Svalby 07 Nov 2013 05 Nov 2014
    Ms Marilise Saghbini 07 Nov 2013 05 Nov 2014
    Mr Manuel Esparrago Arzadun 27 Nov 2012 05 Oct 2013
    Mr Angus Middleton 27 Nov 2012 05 Oct 2013
    Mr Johan Svalby 27 Nov 2012 05 Oct 2013
    Ms Marilise Saghbini 27 Nov 2012 05 Oct 2013
    Mrs Adriana ISAZA RESTREPO 31 Jan 2012 31 Jan 2013

    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

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    - Wetlands International (INGO Member)
    - Waterbird Harvest Specialist Group under Wetlands International (Member)
    - AEWA Standing Committee (FACE invited as observer)
    - AEWA Technical Committee (FACE observer status)
    - AEWA working groups for Single Species Action Plans, and International Species Management plans
    - CMS Intergovernmental Task Force to Address Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean (MIKT) (FACE observer status)
    - IUCN – FACE is Member since 1987
    - IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi)
    - IUCN / Wetlands International, Goose Specialist Group
    - IUCN / Wetlands International, Duck Specialist Group
    - Bern Convention, Standing Committee (FACE observer)
    - Bern Convention, Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species
    - Bern Convention, Group of Experts on the conservation of Birds
    - Bern Convention, Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change
    - Bern Convention, Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks

    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

    1,139,810€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution, EU funding

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Contributions de membres 850,740€
    Contribution Financements de l'UE 148,481€
    Grant LIFE NGO operating grant 148,481€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant LIFE NGO operating grants 241,453€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    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#Civil society, Professionals#Animal Health Advisory Committee#EU Biodiversity Platform#E02210#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2210 #Member #C#Civil society#ENV.D.2-Working Group on Invasive Alien Species#ENV.D.2- Sub-Group on Monitoring and Assessment#ENV.D.3-Commission expert group on the Birds and Habitats Directives#ENV.D.3-Reporting under the Nature Directives#ENV.D.2-Working Group on Green Infrastructure and Restoration

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Biodiversity, hunting, countryside

    Other activities

    -Developing position papers and strategies on various topics (e.g. Conservation, Animal Health and Welfare, CAP Reform etc).
    -Raising awareness and informing members on certain EU policy & legislative developments.
    -Representing and promoting the principles of sustainable hunting in the EU institutions.
    -Provision of Secretariat services to the EP Intergroup “Hunting, Biodiversity, Countryside”.
    -Representing FACE and its members at relevant international fora (e.g. CITES, AEWA, CMS, CBD etc. to which the EU subscribes).
    -Participating in relevant EU and national meetings, expert groups and other relevant stakeholder platforms.
    -Promotion of multi stakeholder communication (e.g. the Agreement between BirdLife International and FACE on Directive 79/409/EEC).

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    18 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 19 Sep 2022 Location VTC
      Subject Protection of biodiversity and nature
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi
      Portfolio Neighbourhood and Enlargement
      Commission
      • Olivér Várhelyi (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Sep 2020 Location Virtual
      Subject To discuss hunting under the Birds Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Camilla Bursi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Birds & Habitats Policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
      • Andrew Bianco (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with the Representatives of FACE
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Blaz Pongracic (Cabinet member)
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
    • Date 21 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject environment policy + MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 29 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject exchange of view - Wolfspopulation in Deutschland
      Commission
      • Jerzy Bogdan Plewa (Director-General)
    • Date 31 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Nature Legislation and Common Agricultural Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Nature
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Andrew Bianco (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Conservation matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Hunting of vulnerable species
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Address conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Annual Reception
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Position of FACE on the future CAP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Spring hunting of Turtle Doves
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Andrew Bianco (Cabinet member)
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Draft legislation of weapons
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Tomasz Husak (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2015 Location BERL 12/62
      Subject EU regulatory developments in the domain of civilian firearms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
      Portfolio Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
      Commission
      • Polykarpos Adamidis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Mar 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject REFIT of Nature Legislation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject The Food Chain, Innovation and Challenges, Food Information to Consumers, Nutrition, and Food Waste, Animal Health, Animal Welfare and Plant Health
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Arunas Ribokas (Cabinet member)
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      • Marco Valletta (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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