Kirkon Ulkomaanapu sr (Finn Church Aid)

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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)

0.75 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

4

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Kirkon Ulkomaanapu sr (Finn Church Aid)   (FCA)

    EU Transparency Register

    434831615060-89 First registered on 01 Dec 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Finn Church Aid (FCA) is a rights-based actor, a Finnish non-governmental, non-profit organisation with over 70 years of experience, with operations in over 10 countries, and a member of the global ACT Alliance. FCA is Finland’s largest NGO in development cooperation and 2nd largest provider of disaster relief. We realise our mission and vision through development cooperation, humanitarian assistance and advocacy work, and invest in small and medium-sized enterprises in the developing countries.
    We consider three thematic areas as central to sustainable change: the right to peace (R2P), livelihood (R2L) and quality education (R2QE).
    Our Mission: Action for human dignity.
    Our Vision: A world comprised of resilient and just societies where everyone's right to peace, quality education and sustainable livelihood has been fulfilled.
    Our Values: Unconditional love for our neighbours; Unyielding hope; Courage; and Respect.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU budget in cooperation with the relevant networks representing development and humanitarian NGOs to increase the funds available to humanitarian and development actions.
    Migration policies and initiatives

    Address

    Head Office
    Eteläranta 8
    Helsinki FI-00130 - 210
    FINLAND
    EU Office
    Eteläranta 8
    Helsinki FI-00130 - 210
    FINLAND

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%1
    10%5

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.75

    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

    Category

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    FCA is a founding member and one of the main stakeholders of ACT Alliance, a coalition of churches and faith-based organisations in development work, humanitarian aid and advocacy. ACT Alliance is one of the largest charity organisations in the world with 135 operators in over 120 countries. http://actalliance.org/

    FCA is a member of ACT Alliance EU. Its main objective is to influence institutions of the European Union in decision-making processes that affect developing countries, to advance the cause of justice and peace, and to eradicate poverty. http://actalliance.eu/

    As a member of ACT Alliance EU, FCA is also part of the CONCORD, which is the European confederation of Relief and Development NGOs. https://concordeurope.org/

    FCA is also a member of VOICE (Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies), a network of European organisations providing humanitarian aid. http://www.ngovoice.org/

    FCA has facilitated the long-term development programmes of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). The LWF is also a significant partner of FCA in humanitarian aid, especially in connection with reviewing the human rights situations of programme countries through the UN Human Rights Council’s UPR processes. https://www.lutheranworld.org/

    We are one of the specialised cooperation organisations in the World Council of Churches. Together we support programmes that promote peace, facilitate interfaith dialogue and support human rights. http://www.oikoumene.org/en/

    FCA is also a member of the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Steering Group, the UN’s Global Education Cluster, the UNESCO Teacher Task Force and the EU’s Radicalisation Awareness Network; FCA is also a member of the working group in the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe OSCE.

    FCA is a member of CHS Alliance, and has been certified against the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability. https://corehumanitarianstandard.org/

    Furthermore, FCA is a member of Finnwatch, an organisation studying and monitoring Finnish companies operating in developing countries. http://www.finnwatch.org/en/

    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

    55,652,566€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Donations, Grants, EU funding, Public financing

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Government of Finland 10,293,759€
    Contribution Donations from individuals 10,085,804€
    Contribution United Nations 8,072,679€
    Contribution European Commission 7,337,303€
    Contribution Others 19,863,021€
    Grant EEAS, negotiated procedure. Agreement No. FED/2018/397-621. FCA project code 11951. 1,318,716€
    Grant DG-HOME, AMIF (Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund) in Finland. Agreement: SMDno-2017-1794. FCA project code 11961. 17,065€
    Grant DG-DEVCO, EIDHR; global call 2017/155232, Lot 5 FoRB. Agreement: EIDHR/2018/400435. FCA project code 11995. 279,091€
    Grant DG-FPI, ICSP/2019/163483. Agreement No. IcSP/2019/413-461. FCA project code 12108. 142,231€
    Grant DG-HOME, ISF (Internal Security Fund), in Finland. Agreement: SMDno-2019-2021. FCA project code 12111. 29,841€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/SYR/BUD/2019/91000. Agreement:ECHO/SYR/BUD/2019/91046. FCA project code 12062. 977,212€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/-HF/BUD/2020/91000. Agreement: ECHO/-HF/BUD/2020/91001. FCA project code 12127. 483,466€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/-AF/BUD/2020/91000. Agreement:ECHO/-AF/BUD/2020/91025. FCA project code 12145. 579,736€
    Grant DG-FPI, IcSP/2020/168173; Agreement: ICSP/2020/421-906. FCA project code 12184. 239,849€
    Grant DG-ECHO, HIP 2021. Agreement: ECHO/-HF/BUD/2021/91005. FCA project code 12212. 467,129€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/SYR/BUD/2021/91000. Agreement: ECHO/SYR/BUD/2021/91036. FCA project code 12220. 229,805€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EEAS, negotiated procedure. Agreement No. FED/2018/397-621. FCA project code 11951. 372,254€
    Grant DG-FPI, IcSP/2020/168173; Agreement: ICSP/2020/421-906. FCA project code 12184. 380,075€
    Grant DG-ECHO, HIP 2021. Agreement: ECHO/-HF/BUD/2021/91005. FCA project code 12212. 524,122€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/SYR/BUD/2021/91000. Agreement: ECHO/SYR/BUD/2021/91036. FCA project code 12220. 62,544€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/-AF/BUD/2022/91000. Agreement: ECHO/-AF/BUD/2022/91006. FCA project code 12297. 210,526€
    Grant DG-ECHO, ECHO/UKR/BUD/2022/91000. Agreement: ECHO/UKR/BUD/2022/91025. FCA project code 13094. 5,574,320€

    Other financial info

    In the section d) we have presented the EU grants as in our most recent closed fiscal year, which is FY 2021.
    FY 2022 is not fully closed and audited yet (will be in April 2023).
    We will updated to the Register the FY 2022 EU grants and other figures when the Financial Statements are ready.

    In the "In the current financial year" part, we have presented the EU grants as budgeted in our organisation's official budget for the FY2023.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    Lobbying and advocacy towards the EU institutions on issues related to the humanitarian and development field.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    4 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: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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