Phiren Amenca International Network aisbl

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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 (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Phiren Amenca International Network aisbl   (Phiren Amenca)

    EU Transparency Register

    388429736784-66 First registered on 16 Dec 2019

    Goals / Remit

    Phiren Amenca is a network of Roma and non-Roma volunteers and voluntary service organizations creating opportunities for non-formal education, dialogue, and engagement, to challenge stereotypes and racism.
    We believe that volunteering is a powerful tool of social change, as volunteers dedicate their time and energy to contribute to society. Based on national and international voluntary service programs, the Phiren Amenca network creates opportunities for young Roma and non-Roma to live and engage in local communities and projects for up to one year. Placement themes may include youth and sports activities, social inclusion, arts and culture, environment and human rights. In exchange for their engagement, the volunteers can benefit from unforgettable life experience, intercultural learning, non-formal education, and new language skills.

    Voluntary service organizations in the Phiren Amenca network are European and North American non-profit bodies sending and/or hosting these (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Phiren Amenca is following the programs and policies related to youth and non-discrimination such as:
    1) Erasmus Plus
    2) Citizens, Equality Rights and Values Programme - CERV
    3) EU Roma Framework for Equality, Inclusion and Participation 2030

    We follow events organised by the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup - ARDI at the EP, the European Youth Forum, the Anti-Racism Coordination Group and the Roma Team at the EC, as well as by Roma MEPs Peter Pollak and Romeo Franz.

    We are official partners in organising the annual EU Roma Week at the European Parliament.


    Head Office
    rue de Fiennes 86
    Brussels 1070
    EU Office
    rue de Fiennes 86
    Brussels 1070


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 15 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Atanas Stoyanov 11 Oct 2023 21 Mar 2024
    Mr Atanas Stoyanov 08 Sep 2022 08 Sep 2023
    Ms Marietta HERFORT 14 Feb 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Mr Atanas Stoyanov 29 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2021

    Complementary Information

    For the advocacy work of Phiren Amenca is responsible for one stuff and the executive director. Both staffs are hired on a 100 % contract but the activities they implement with regards to the Transparency register are on a voluntary basis and not throughout the whole year.

    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


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking



    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


    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants, EU funding

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution Council of Europe 17,465€
    Contribution JINT 54,005€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Anti-racism and diversity#We are active participants in the work of the ARDI Intergroup. We are being consulted and we are co-organizing events.

    Communication activities

    Phiren Amenca has a number of publications related to better volunteer service programs, non-discrimination and particularly non-discrimination towards Roma people (antigypsyism).

    We are organising or co-organising youth events with hundreds of participants such as:
    1) Roma Genocide Commemoration Event "Dikh i na Bistar" - yearly in Krakow, Poland
    2) "So Keres Europa?!/What's up Europe" - every two years in the European Youth capital for the particular year
    3) European Youth Event - EYE - every two years as partners of the European Youth Forum in Strasbourg
    4) EU Roma Week at the European Parliament - annualy in Brussels

    All about activities and publication you can find at our website:

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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