Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

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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 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

10 Fte (10)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

17

High-level Commission meetings

12

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants   (PICUM)

    EU Transparency Register

    19093363838-48 First registered on 08 Jul 2010

    Goals / Remit

    PICUM - the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that aims to promote respect for the human rights of undocumented migrants within Europe. PICUM also seeks dialogue with organisations and networks with similar concerns in other parts of the world.

    PICUM provides a direct link between the grassroots level, where undocumented migrants' experience is most visible, and the European level, where policies relating to them are deliberated. PICUM reports on issues regarding undocumented migrants through its members’ experiences and simultaneously monitors developments within the European institutions. This approach mainstreams undocumented migrants' concerns into key policy debates, ensures PICUM’s network is well informed of the EU agenda and develops their capacity to engage in the realisation of just and fair strategies for undocumented migrants.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU MIGRATION AGENDA
    Promoting the implementation of migration policies and practices that reduce vulnerabilities and improve social inclusion of people at risk of expulsion due to their precarious migration status.Together with governments, the Commission and national NGOs, designing and implementing pilot initiatives that help resolve people’s immigration status while remaining in the community, without resorting to detention which causes social exclusion and harm in the short and long term.
    Gathering data and best practices on returns’ procedures that aim to improve the well-being and future outlook of persons.
    Promoting migration procedures that are in the best interests of the children concerned and result in durable solutions.
    Working, with CSOs and governments, towards the implementation of the 2017 Communication on the Protection of Children in Migration.
    Following the preparation of EU regulations on EU funds promoting migrants’ inclusion and access to services, and the policy frameworks that deliver the funding, including the relevant EU Action Plans and strategies.
    Contributing to EU policy debates and processes around regular migration, with a focus on increasing and improving labour migration pathways to promote decent work and social inclusion.
    ACCESS TO JUSTICE
    Supporting implementation of the EU Victims' Directive, particularly with regards to its application to undocumented victims of crime.
    Supporting implementation of the EU Anti-Racism Action Plan, including to improve access to justice for and reduce discrimination against undocumented people.
    Promoting awareness of the rights of victims who are undocumented, and how to effectively implement those rights, as defined and required by EU and international law.
    VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
    Supporting implementation of the EU’s action plan on gender equality and the EU’s initiative on gender-based violence and domestic violence, particularly as regards the inclusion of undocumented women; as well as the EU’s ratification of the Istanbul convention.
    Promoting awareness about the barriers faced by undocumented women in accessing support and services.
    REDUCING HEALTH INEQUALITIES IN THE EU
    Promoting health-related policies and actions at the EU land national levels around equitable access to health services, regardless of migration status.
    Increasing understanding and awareness of the impact of policies outside of the health sector on migrants’ safety and health, the relationship between residence status and social exclusion, and of the potential to address social determinants of health by integrating a rights- and health-based perspective across areas of EU policymaking.
    INVESTING IN CHILDREN
    Coordinating joint advocacy to advance policies and practices that address child poverty and social exclusion by embedding child rights, the 2013 Investing in Children Recommendation, the 2021 Child Guarantee (proposal) and the comprehensive Child Rights Strategy (2021-2025).
    FAIR WORKING CONDITIONS
    Promoting mechanisms that enable all workers regardless of status to enjoy fair, safe and secure working conditions, file a complaint and access remedies in cases of exploitation).
    Contributing to EU policy processes that impact rights of migrant workers, including EU policies and actions on agricultural and food, sustainable corporate governance, trafficking in human beings, care and ageing, labour rights and undeclared work.
    Addressing the particular risks of discrimination and exploitation faced by workers linked to their gender and type of work.
    EUROPEAN PILLAR OF SOCIAL RIGHTS (EPSR)
    PICUM serves as a bridge between the EU’s social agenda and migration agenda, bringing the realities of migrants into the social inclusion agenda, including the EPSR Action Plan, while also mainstreaming concerns regarding employment, health, children, access to services and social cohesion into the migration policy debate.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue du Congrès / Congresstraat, 37-41
    Brussels 1000 - 5
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue du Congrès / Congresstraat, 37-41
    Brussels 1000 - 5
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    10

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%10

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    10

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    17 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Michele LEVOY 07 Oct 2022 06 Oct 2023
    Ms Chloe BOUVIER 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Ms Marta GIONCO 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Ms Laetitia VAN DER VENNET 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Mr Gianluca Cesaro 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Ms Irene SUBIRI 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Ms Alyna Smith 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Ms Lilana KEITH 29 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2023
    Federica Lucrezia 10 Dec 2021 09 Dec 2022
    Ms Chloe BOUVIER 04 Nov 2021 03 Nov 2022
    Ms Alyna Smith 04 Nov 2021 03 Nov 2022
    Ms Lilana KEITH 04 Nov 2021 03 Nov 2022
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 04 Nov 2021 03 Nov 2022
    Mr Gianluca Cesaro 20 Sep 2021 20 Sep 2022
    Ms Michele LEVOY 20 Sep 2021 20 Sep 2022
    Ms Marta GIONCO 17 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Ms Laetitia VAN DER VENNET 17 Sep 2021 16 Sep 2022
    Ms Chloe BOUVIER 08 Dec 2020 07 Dec 2021
    Ms Alyna Smith 28 Nov 2020 26 Nov 2021
    Ms Lilana KEITH 28 Nov 2020 26 Nov 2021
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 28 Nov 2020 26 Nov 2021
    Ms Michele LEVOY 13 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Mr Gianluca Cesaro 13 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Ms Irene SUBIRI 18 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2021
    Ms Roos Marie VAN DEN BOGAARD 18 Sep 2020 17 Sep 2021
    Ms Laetitia VAN DER VENNET 18 Sep 2020 17 Sep 2021
    Ms Marta GIONCO 18 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2021
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 11 Dec 2019 10 Dec 2020
    Ms Michele LEVOY 22 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2020
    Ms Lilana KEITH 21 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2020
    Ms Alyna Smith 21 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2020
    Mr Davide MANCINI 21 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2020
    Ms Irene SUBIRI 27 Aug 2019 26 Aug 2020
    Mr Gianluca Cesaro 27 Aug 2019 26 Aug 2020
    Ms Laetitia VAN DER VENNET 27 Aug 2019 26 Aug 2020
    Ms Marta GIONCO 27 Aug 2019 26 Aug 2020
    Ms Roos Marie VAN DEN BOGAARD 24 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Lilana KEITH 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Michele LEVOY 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Alyna Smith 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Mr Davide MANCINI 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Caroline ROBINSON 17 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Ms Irene SUBIRI 15 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Ms Myriam ERQUICIA 03 Jan 2018 20 Dec 2018
    Ms Michele LEVOY 06 Dec 2017 27 Nov 2018
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 29 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2018
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 29 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2018
    Ms Lilana KEITH 29 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2018
    Ms Gotlind Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber 29 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2018
    Mr Fabian PRÉVOT 14 Sep 2017 13 Sep 2018
    Ms Alyna Smith 13 Sep 2017 12 Sep 2018
    Ms Lilana KEITH 17 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Michele LEVOY 17 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 16 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 16 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Gotlind Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber 16 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Mercedes Miletti 16 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Ms Alyna Smith 22 Aug 2016 04 Aug 2017
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 05 Jan 2016 22 Dec 2016
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 05 Jan 2016 31 Dec 2016
    Ms Lilana KEITH 05 Jan 2016 22 Dec 2016
    Ms Michele LEVOY 05 Jan 2016 22 Dec 2016
    Ms Gotlind Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber 05 Jan 2016 22 Dec 2016
    Ms Mercedes Miletti 05 Jan 2016 22 Dec 2016
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Lilana KEITH 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Gotlind Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Maria Giovanna Manieri 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Michele LEVOY 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Mercedes Miletti 21 Jan 2015 19 Jan 2016
    Ms Kadri SOOVA 28 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2015
    Ms Gotlind Elisabeth Schmidt-Hieber 28 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2015
    Ms Maria Giovanna Manieri 28 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2015
    Ms Eve GEDDIE 25 Jan 2014 23 Jan 2015
    Ms Lilana KEITH 25 Jan 2014 23 Jan 2015
    Ms Michele LEVOY 25 Jan 2014 23 Jan 2015
    Ms Mercedes Miletti 25 Jan 2014 23 Jan 2015
    Kadri SOOVA 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Eve GEDDIE 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Nicola FLAMIGNI 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Devin CAHILL 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Lilana KEITH 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Alexandrine PIRLOT DE CORBION 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Sangeetha IENGAR 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Michele LEVOY 06 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    This number includes all PICUM staff members engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

    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

    European NGO Platform on Migration and Asylum (Member)
    European Anti- Poverty Network (Member)
    Investing in Children Alliance (Member)
    La Strada International (LSI) NGO Platform (Partner)
    Child Rights Action Group (Member)
    Initiative for Children in Migration (Partner)
    Stakeholder group on migrant domestic and care work (Coordinator)

    More here: https://picum.org/ngo-platform-membership/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    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

    1,206,100€

    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Member's contribution, Grants

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution European Commission 611,736€
    Contribution Foundation Open Society Institute 201,000€
    Contribution Adessium 100,000€
    Contribution Oak Foundation 100,000€
    Contribution Sigrid Rausing Trust 74,144€
    Contribution Network European Foundations 47,118€
    Grant DG Employment 580,503€
    Grant DG Research and Innovation 31,233€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant DG Employment 579,065€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    EXPERT GROUP ON THE VIEWS OF MIGRANTS IN THE FIELD OF MIGRATION, ASYLUM AND INTEGRATION#E03734#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3734 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Children's rights

    Other activities

    As the only European civil society network focused exclusively on the social situation of migrants with an insecure or irregular status, PICUM represents the concerns of millions of migrants living and working in situations of extreme poverty and social exclusion and those providing them services.

    PICUM envisions a Europe in which discrimination and inequality are addressed, where EU-led processes are supported and grounded in local realities, and where civil society, policy makers and social partners work together to produce positive policy outcomes. PICUM works to improve policies by ensuring equality and non-discrimination for all irrespective of origin or status, and by providing solid data and analysis on the harmful impacts of certain migration enforcement practices on EU social inclusion objectives.

    PICUM promotes respect for the basic social rights of undocumented migrants, such as the right to health care, the right to shelter, the right to education and training, the right to a minimum subsistence, the right to family life, the right to moral and physical integrity, the right to legal aid, and the right to fair working conditions.

    Through a range of activities, events, reports and policy documents, PICUM aims to inform policy makers, civil society organisations and the general public about the situation facing undocumented migrants. PICUM’s awareness raising strategy fights an atmosphere in Europe of increasing public hostility and entrenched impunity for systematic violations of undocumented migrants’ fundamental rights.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    12 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.

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