GLOBAL 2000, Friends of the Earth Austria

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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 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    GLOBAL 2000, Friends of the Earth Austria

    EU Transparency Register

    155881930654-10 First registered on 08 Mar 2018

    Goals / Remit

    GLOBAL 2000 (Friends of the Earth Austria) is a non-profit, non-partisan, and non-confessional federal NGO. Donations and membership fees make up 65 per cent of GLOBAL 2000’s revenue and ensure its political independence.
    GLOBAL 2000 was founded in 1982.

    Above all, GLOBAL 2000's focus is on achieving an ecological sustainable society, which provides a good life for everybody, inside the ecological boundaries of the planet. To this end, GLOBAL 2000 closely monitors the development of environmental policy in Austria and the EU and is committed to ecological fairness and a future worth living both locally and around the globe. Since 1982, GLOBAL 2000 has been working to uncover potential hazards for humans and the environment. To reach our goals, we cooperate with other environmental organizations, citizens’ initiatives, independent action groups and selected corporate entities.
    GLOBAL 2000 is effectively involved in working on the enormous challenges of environmental polic (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    In GLOBAL 2000) federal agency in Vienna 7 staff are dealing with the policy aspects of regenerative energies, infrastructure planning, sustainability, suffiency and circular economy, species and nature conservation, the risks of nuclear power, climate change, genetic engineering, chemistry and other environmental topics as far as policy formulation is concerned. The contact with members or officials of the EU institutions with the objective of influencing the policy formulation and decision-making processes of the European institutions had mainly taken place through Friends of the Earth Europe in Brussels. Direct contact by GLOBAL 2000 staff had primarily taken place with respect to Austrian MEPs and representatives in the EU institutions.


    Head Office
    Neustiftgasse 36
    Wien 1070
    EU Office
    Neustiftgasse 36
    Wien 1070


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    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


    GLOBAL 2000 is also member of several other networks, for a list plese refer to:

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    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


    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Public financing, Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant DG Agri 16,416€
    Grant Erasmus + 56,431€
    Grant Interreg 52,298€
    Grant Life 26,969€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • 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 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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