International Union for Conservation of Nature EU Representative Office

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.5 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

38

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    International Union for Conservation of Nature EU Representative Office   (IUCN EURO)

    EU Transparency Register

    03518238467-61 First registered on 03 Apr 2012

    Goals / Remit

    IUCN’s mission is to“Influence, encourage and assist societies in Europe to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.”
    IUCN’s European region covers the European continent, Russia, Central Asia and includes the overseas entities of European Union countries. Representing one third of the global membership, this is IUCN’s largest programmatic region.
    Europe is a crucial region for IUCN. Home to the European Union (EU) – the world’s largest development aid donor – the region’s influence goes beyond its territorial boundaries. Over the years, the EU has been recognized for its leadership role in international environmental and climate governance.

    The IUCN European Programme provides the framework for IUCN’s action in Europe. It covers the diverse and vast terrestrial and marine European region, including its overseas entities. It strives to shape a sustainable future by helping allev (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    The EU Green Deal, as such
    EU Biodiversity Strategy
    Farm to Fork strategy
    Circular Economy Action Plan
    Invasive Alien Species
    EU Pollinators initiative
    post-2020 CBD framework
    Common Agricultural Policy
    Sustainable products initiative
    EU Forest strategy
    EU legal framework to halt and reverse EU-driven global deforestation
    Illegal wildlife trade
    EU Taxonomy for sustainable finance
    EU Overseas Countries and territories
    Urban biodiversity
    EU restoration action plan
    EU Soil Strategy
    European Red Lists
    Key Biodiversity Areas
    Nature-based solutions and Climate Adaptation Strategy

    Address

    Head Office
    Boulevard Louis Schmidt, 64
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Boulevard Louis Schmidt, 64
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%5

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Barbara OBERC 16 Jul 2019 15 Jul 2020
    Mr ALBERTO ARROYO SCHNELL 21 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2020
    Mr Luc BAS 19 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2020
    Ms Anouska Plasmeijer 20 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2019
    Mr Luc BAS 03 Jul 2018 02 Jul 2019
    Mr ALBERTO ARROYO SCHNELL 03 Jul 2018 02 Jul 2019
    Ms Anouska Plasmeijer 05 Oct 2017 22 Sep 2018
    Mr Luc BAS 29 Jun 2017 26 Jun 2018
    Mr ALBERTO ARROYO SCHNELL 27 Jun 2017 26 Jun 2018
    Ms Anouska Plasmeijer 30 Sep 2016 22 Sep 2017
    Mr Luc BAS 30 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2017
    Mr ALBERTO ARROYO SCHNELL 30 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2017
    Ms Roxana Bucioaca 04 Mar 2016 23 Feb 2017
    Ms Mélanie Yammine 27 Oct 2015 23 Oct 2016
    Mr Luc BAS 03 Jul 2015 01 Jul 2016
    Ms Anouska Plasmeijer 03 Jul 2015 01 Jul 2016
    Ms Roxana Bucioaca 23 May 2014 21 May 2015
    Mr Luc BAS 24 Jun 2014 20 Jun 2015
    Ms Anouska Plasmeijer 24 Jun 2014 20 Jun 2015
    Mrs Roxana Bucioaca 23 May 2014 21 May 2015
    Mr Luc BAS 19 Jun 2013 17 Jun 2014
    Mrs Roxana Bucioaca 25 May 2013 23 May 2014
    Mrs Anouska Plasmeijer 04 May 2013 02 May 2014
    Mr Hans Friederich 26 Apr 2012 31 May 2013
    Ms Monica Jacobs 20 Apr 2012 31 May 2013
    Mrs Roxana Bucioaca 20 Apr 2012 31 May 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

    Some relevant IUCN membership includes:
    Forum for the Future of Agriculture
    Friends of Europe
    Circular Bioeconomy Alliance

    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

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    European Ports Forum#E03542#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3542 #Not a member #C#Other#Sub-group on “Ports as hubs for a Sustainable blue economy"#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#Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation#E03282#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3282 #Member #C#Civil society, Professionals#PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE#X03731#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3731 #Member #C#Academia/Research, Civil society, Other#Technical Working Group

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Green new deal#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    38 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 04 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Share information about the two reports they are finishing soon on nature-based solutions and metrics (in relation with sustainable agriculture), as well as about our ongoing discussions with the pesticides and biocontrol industry, farmer ass
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Jorge Pinto Antunes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jul 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Green transition, biodiversity, circular economy and upcoming COP27 and COP15
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2022 Location Sipoo, Finland
      Subject forest visit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Dec 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Implementation of biodiversity policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jul 2021 Location Online
      Subject pollinators
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Jorge Pinto Antunes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Apr 2021 Location video-call
      Subject IUCN World Conservation Congress
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Apr 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Developments on Nature-based Solutions
      Commission
      • Jean-Eric Paquet (Director-General)
    • Date 04 Mar 2021 Location Brussels (Teams)
      Subject Green deal implementation
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Feb 2021 Location video-call
      Subject EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy and forest related initiatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Feb 2021 Location Video meeting
      Subject general meeting on the conservatoin of nature
      Commission
      • Florika Fink-Hooijer (Director-General)
    • Date 14 Dec 2020 Location virtual
      Subject Developments in nature-based solutions (NbS) and their potential in relation to the EU Green Deal and the global context (panel at "High level event on Nature-based solutions")
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Marius Vaščega  (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Dec 2020 Location Videocall
      Subject biodiversity and nature protection
      Commission
      • Florika Fink-Hooijer (Director-General)
    • Date 28 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Biodiversity Strategy
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 24 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Priorities for collaboration with the European Commission in relation to European Green Deal and Biodiversity Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Eglantine Cujo (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
    • Date 21 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Jean-Eric Paquet (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject EDG and nature conservation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Status of IUCN
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject discussion on European Sustainability Policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Organisation of round-tables with Farmers and NGOs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Peter Wehrheim (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Apr 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject conservation matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 16 Oct 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on Sustainable Development Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Biodiversity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Andrew Bianco (Cabinet member)
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Nature conservation in the EU's development policy and the future MFF
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Commission
      • Nils Behrndt (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Discuss potential meeting with Director General of IUCN
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Peter Wehrheim (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jan 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject Discussion on Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Ocean Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Cooperation Commission - IUCN
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Juergen Mueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Biodiversity, Aichi targets, Sustainable Development Goals
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Agriculture and nature conservation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Conservation Issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 10 Dec 2015 Location brussels
      Subject Biodiversity
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Coopération entre DEVCO et les pays en développement, notamment q° sur la biodiversité
      Commission
      • Fernando Frutuoso De Melo (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Jul 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Sustainable development
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2015 Location Bruxelles
      Subject IUCN - Wild Europe steering group mtg
      Commission
      • Ladislav Miko (acting Director-General)
    • Date 04 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject urban-health-protected areas
      Commission
      • Ladislav Miko (acting Director-General)
    • Date 02 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject bio economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Alfredo Sousa De Jesus (Cabinet member)
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU IUCN cooperation and development-environment
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Commission
      • Maria-Myrto Kanellopoulou (Cabinet member)
      • Paolo Berizzi (Cabinet member)
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