Local Government Denmark

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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)

5.25 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

2

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Local Government Denmark   (KL)

    EU Transparency Register

    43783176689-06 First registered on 15 Sep 2011

    Goals / Remit

    KL is the interest organization and member authority of Danish municipalities. It is voluntary to be a member of KL, but nevertheless all 98 Danish municipalities are members. The mission of Local Government Denmark is to safeguard common interests of the municipalities, assist the individual municipality with consultancy services and in addition ensure that the local authorities are provided with up-to-date and relevant information.

    Main EU files targeted

    Digital Single Market, E-government, Employment, Jobs and Growth, Data protection, Social dialog, Better regulation, Recycling and waste policy, Environment, New Skills Agenda, Youth initiative, Work life balance, social policy, circular economy, MFF

    Address

    Head Office
    Weidekampsgade, 10
    Copenhagen 2300 - 3370
    DENMARK
    EU Office
    Sq. de Meeus 1
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    75%1
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    5.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

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

    Name Start date End Date
    Mrs Birgit ƘBAKKE 23 Nov 2011 17 Mar 2012

    Complementary Information

    There is around 380 employees in KL. KL has an EU-team that works with EU affairs. The team consists of 6 persons out of the overall 380. 2 consultants are working from the office in Brussel and 2 consultants, 1 secretary and 1 student assistent are working in the head office in Copenhagen.

    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

    Associations and networks of public authorities

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The CEMR (The Council of European Municipalities and Regions) http://www.ccre.org/


    SGI Europe (Services of General Interest Europe) http://www.ceep.eu/

    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

    285,000€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Other

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    KL's income as a whole is distributed as follows:

    49,6 % from member fee.

    41,1 % from consulting - primarily from Danish municipalities.

    2,4 % is other operating income.

    6,9 % is financial income.

    The EU office in Brussels is 100 percent financed by member fees.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Anything related to our fields of interest

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    2 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 28 Sep 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU Current Affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Dec 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU Policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
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