Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés

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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 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

3

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés   (MEDEL)

    EU Transparency Register

    981119221130-18 First registered on 20 Mar 2016

    Goals / Remit

    Protecting the independence of the judiciary, safeguarding the Rule of Law, promoting European integration in the field of justice

    Main EU files targeted

    - Annual Rule of Law Reports;
    - Rule of Law Conditionality Regulation (Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2092 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2020 on a general regime of conditionality for the protection of the Union budget);
    - Strategy on the effective application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the EU;
    - article 7 TEU proceedings against Poland and Hungary;
    - CVM reports on Bulgaria and Romania;
    - Neighbouring and enlargement policy and negotiations;

    Address

    Head Office
    via Ceresio 85
    Rome 00199
    ITALY
    EU Office
    rue de Charenton 91
    PARIS 75012
    FRANCE

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    1

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.25

    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

    Global Coalition Against Death Penalty
    Observer Status in Council of Europe (CCJE / CCPE / CEPEJ)

    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

    18,633€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    - contributed to the 2020, 2021,2022, 2023 Rule of Law Reports of the EU Commission;
    - sent various letters and correspondence to Eu Commission and EU Council, urging for the adoption of the Rule of Law Conditionality Regulation;
    - contributed (upon invitation of the Commission) to the targeted consultation in the context of the preparation of the strategy on the effective application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the EU;
    - urged in various letters and correspondence (and in an in-person meeting with Commissioner Reynders, in Brussels, on January 2020) for the importance of initiating and moving forward in article 7 TEU proceedings against Poland and Hungary, regarding Rule of Law backsliding;
    - sent letters to President Von der Leyen and Commissioners Reynders and Jourova regarding the various CVM reports regarding Bulgaria and Romania;
    - sent numerous letters and statements to EU Commission regarding the situation and ongoing reforms in candidate countries where MEDEL has members (Serbia, Montenegro, Moldova and Turkey), denouncing attacks against the independence of the Judiciary;
    - participated in events organised by the EU Commission (Assises de la Justice, november 2013) or the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU (conference "How to Ensure the Resilience of Our Societies in a Changing European Landscape – the Interaction between Democracy, the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights", 10–11 September, Helsinki, Finland);
    - organised conferences destined to influence EU actors, such as the "Conferences in view of the EU Parliament elections" (https://medelnet.eu/index.php/activities/medel-conferences/495-cycle-of-conferences-democracy-and-rule-of-law) or the "Rule of Law in Europe" conference, where Commissioner Didier Reynders participated (https://medelnet.eu/index.php/activities/medel-conferences/785-rule-of-law-in-europe-conference-lisbon-2021).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    3 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.

    • Date 06 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Attending
      • Geneviève Tuts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Jan 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Attending
      • Joachim Herrmann (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Apr 2016 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Bernd Martenczuk (Cabinet member)
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