International Road Transport Union Permanent Delegation to the EU

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.75 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

6

High-level Commission meetings

39

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    International Road Transport Union Permanent Delegation to the EU   (IRU)

    EU Transparency Register

    41802525291-86 First registered on 14 Feb 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The IRU Permanent Delegation to the EU was established in 1973 as an independent body, with its own statutes, in Brussels, Belgium. It's mission is to support IRU EU Member Associations in monitoring and ensuring informed legislation on all issues dealt with by the EU institutions that affect road transport.

    Main EU files targeted

    • Proposal for a Regulation on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure;
    • Revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) Directive;
    • Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD);
    • CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles;
    • CountEmissions EU;
    • Revision of the Weights & Dimensions Directive;
    • Revision of the Combined Transport Directive;
    • Revision of the Trans-European Transport (TEN-T) Network Regulation;
    • EU Roadworthiness Package
    • Proposal for a Regulation on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data (Data Act);
    • Proposal for a Directive on improving working conditions in platform work;
    • Revision of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive;
    • Access to vehicle data, functions and resources;
    • Revision of the Driving Licence Directive;
    - Implementation of the Mobility Package 1
    - EC Notice on regulating taxis and private hire vehicles
    - EC Proposal on Public Sector Obligations
    - Passenger rights for bus and coach


    Communication activities (events, campaigns, publications, etc.) related to the EU policies above

    Address

    Head Office
    La Voie-Creuse 16
    GENEVA 1211 - 44
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    71 Avenue de Cortenbergh
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%9

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    6 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 05 Jan 2023 31 Dec 2023
    Ms Katinka von Bonin 10 Dec 2022 08 Dec 2023
    Mr Sagar SINGAMSETTY 10 Dec 2022 08 Dec 2023
    Stasa MRDOVIC 09 Nov 2022 08 Nov 2023
    Mr Carlo GIRO 09 Nov 2022 08 Nov 2023
    Ms Raluca MARIAN 09 Nov 2022 08 Nov 2023
    Ms Puhie Demaku 08 Jan 2020 07 Jan 2021
    Ms Esther Visser 10 Dec 2019 10 Dec 2020
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 15 Aug 2019 01 Sep 2020
    Mr Matteo AZZIMENTI 11 May 2019 09 May 2020
    Ms Raluca MARIAN 03 May 2019 01 May 2020
    Mr Remi LEBEDA 04 Apr 2019 04 Apr 2020
    Ms Maria DINIS 04 Apr 2019 08 Dec 2019
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 26 Mar 2019 26 Mar 2020
    Ms Claire MEYER 15 Mar 2019 29 Feb 2020
    Mr Matthias MAEDGE 07 Mar 2019 07 Mar 2020
    Ms Esther Visser 01 Dec 2018 01 Dec 2019
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 01 Aug 2018 01 Aug 2019
    Ms Acacia SMITH 02 Jun 2018 10 May 2019
    Ms Raluca MARIAN 05 May 2018 03 May 2019
    Ms Maria DINIS 07 Apr 2018 04 Apr 2019
    Mr Remi LEBEDA 06 Apr 2018 30 Mar 2019
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 28 Mar 2018 26 Mar 2019
    Mr Matthias MAEDGE 08 Mar 2018 07 Mar 2019
    Ms Claire MEYER 06 Mar 2018 06 Mar 2019
    Mr Carlo GIRO 02 Dec 2017 02 Dec 2018
    Ms Esther Visser 02 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2018
    Mr Daniel KERN 21 Nov 2017 18 Nov 2018
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 11 Aug 2017 20 Nov 2017
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 20 Jul 2017 20 Jul 2018
    Mr Jan Nemec 20 Jul 2017 05 Aug 2017
    Ms Acacia SMITH 09 Jun 2017 02 Jun 2018
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 23 Mar 2017 22 Mar 2018
    Ms Maria DINIS 23 Mar 2017 22 Mar 2018
    Mr Remi LEBEDA 20 Mar 2017 18 Mar 2018
    Mr Matthias MAEDGE 20 Mar 2017 08 Mar 2018
    Ms Mélanie Berthelot 05 Sep 2016 01 Mar 2017
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 29 Aug 2016 11 Aug 2017
    Mr Jan Nemec 29 Aug 2016 21 Jul 2017
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 22 Aug 2016 21 Jul 2017
    Ms Sonila Metushi 19 Jul 2016 16 Jul 2017
    Ms Acacia SMITH 26 May 2016 25 May 2017
    Ms Mélanie Berthelot 25 Feb 2016 23 Aug 2016
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 02 Sep 2015 23 Aug 2016
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 02 Sep 2015 30 Aug 2016
    Mr Jan Nemec 02 Sep 2015 30 Aug 2016
    Mr Michael NIELSEN 10 Jul 2015 08 Jul 2016
    Mr Johannes Aalto 25 Jun 2015 25 Feb 2016
    Ms Selina Glaap 24 Jun 2015 24 Apr 2016
    Mr Daniel KERN 24 Jun 2015 22 Jun 2016
    Ms Sonila Metushi 24 Jun 2015 22 Jun 2016
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 18 Oct 2014 16 Oct 2015
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 07 Aug 2014 05 Aug 2015
    Mr Jan Nemec 30 Jul 2014 28 Jul 2015
    Mr Michael NIELSEN 28 Jun 2014 26 Jun 2015
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 08 Oct 2013 05 Oct 2014
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 06 Jul 2013 05 Jul 2014
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 24 Apr 2013 19 Apr 2014
    Mr Michael NIELSEN 18 Apr 2013 17 Apr 2014
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 16 Jan 2013 27 Sep 2013
    Mr Jan Nemec 29 Sep 2012 27 Sep 2013
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 30 Aug 2012 06 Jul 2013
    Mr Marc Pol BILLIET 24 Jan 2012 01 Aug 2012
    Mr Damian VICCARS 17 Jan 2012 28 Sep 2012
    Mr Michael NIELSEN 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Oleg KAMBERSKI 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Stuart COLLEY 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Rémi LEBERDA 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 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

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    MPE,

    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

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 181,910€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 0€
    Grant European Commission 154,453€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    oleg kamberski 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    oleg kamberski

    Closed year Costs

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Other financial info

    Since March 1, 2021, IRU projects transferred to IRU the European projects finances granted by the European Commission.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism#E03829#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3829 #Observer #C#Professionals#Expert Group on Urban Mobility#E03863#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3863 #Member #C#Industry#European ITS Advisory Group#E02736#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2736 #Member #C#Professionals#Digital Transport and Logistics Forum#E03280#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3280 #Member #C#Industry#corridor cargo flows#e-transport documents#Tachograph Forum#E03379#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3379 #Member #C#Professionals#Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1295 #Member #C#Industry#Advisory Group on Vehicle Emission Standards (AGVES)#Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health#E00860#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=860 #Not a member #C#Industry#Working Group on Plant Health#Trade Contact Group#E02134#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2134 #Member #C#Industry#Experts group on Safe and Secure Parking Areas for Trucks#E03642#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3642 #Member #C#Professionals#Industry experts#Expert Group on alternative transport fuels ('the Sustainable Transport Forum')#E03321#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3321 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group on Land Transport Security#E02821#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2821 #Observer #C#Industry#Expert group on cooperative, connected, automated and autonomous mobility#E03657#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3657 #Member #C#Industry#WG 2 - Coordination and Cooperation of R&I#WG 1 - Develop an EU agenda for testing#WG 4 - Road Safety#WG 3 - Physical and Digital Infrastructure#WG 6 - Connectivty and Digtal Infrastructure#WG 5 - Access to and exchange of data & Cybersecurity#Commission expert group on posting of drivers#E03761#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3761 #Member #C#Industry, Professionals, SMEs

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Green new deal#Trade unions

    Other activities

    Passenger and goods road transport (buses, coaches, taxis and trucks) and related policy issues, such as social, fiscal, environment, technical, safety, competitiveness, etc.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    39 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 23 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Labour shortages in the transport sector, drivers training, European Year of Skills, minimum wages, the posting of workers, Social Dialogue initiative
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject CO2 standards trucks and buses
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Dec 2022 Location video-call
      Subject CO2 standards trucks and buses
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Sep 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Social issues and mobility package
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 01 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Fit for 55: The Road Ahead": keynote on decarbonising road transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Nov 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Recent developments in trucking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Apr 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject To discuss priorities in climate policy and carbon emission reduction in the mobility sector.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
      • Helena Hinto (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Mar 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Renewable fuels to climate neutrality and economic growth
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Mar 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Call to discuss the latest developments related to road transport such as the green lanes and testing for drivers.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 08 Jan 2021 Location Brussels (virtual)
      Subject Digital Markets Act. B2B data sharing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Oct 2020 Location video call
      Subject IRU EU Conference: speech on digital transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Oct 2020 Location virtual
      Subject Key issues for road transport sector
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Sep 2020 Location Online meeting
      Subject Meeting to present the latest developments.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Elzbieta Lukaniuk (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Road Transport in the European Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 11 Sep 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Road transport in the European Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Mar 2020 Location Brussels (conference call)
      Subject Discussion on freight transport and COVID-19 crisis
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject on EC representation and message for Conference on Fair Data on 10 June.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Elzbieta Lukaniuk (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Transports
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Elzbieta Lukaniuk (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jun 2019 Location BERL
      Subject UVARs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jun 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject environment and urban mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject handing over a joint IRU-ETF statement on safe and secure parking areas
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Dec 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject IRU-ETF's conference on enforcement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Aug 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Road transport issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject CO2 standards
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Kilian Gross (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Oct 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Discussion on transit and other issues
      Commission
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 19 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Mobility package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the organisation; mobility package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Christian Linder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Matthias Maedge, new Head of the IRU Brussels office
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Road initiatives, innovation, passenger transport issues
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 02 Mar 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject internal market for road transport, passenger transport
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Introductory discussion
      Commission
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Fair competition in the European taxi sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belguim
      Subject Meeting IRU representatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Jul 2015 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject Activities of the IRU and implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Jon Nyman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Discuss how to work with DG TAXUD in the field of customs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Maria Elena Scoppio (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 May 2015 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject Transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Desiree Oen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Speech: IRU Spring Cocktail
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
    • Date 03 Dec 2014 Location My office
      Subject EU road transport policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject EU road policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Jocelyn Fajardo (Cabinet member)
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