Platform of European Social NGOs

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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)

7 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

44

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Platform of European Social NGOs   (Social Platform)

    EU Transparency Register

    85083981189-35 First registered on 20 Feb 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Social Platform is the largest civil society alliance fighting for social justice and participatory democracy in Europe.

    Consisting of 45 pan-European networks of NGOs, Social Platform campaigns to ensure that EU policies are developed in partnership with the people they affect, respecting fundamental rights, promoting solidarity and improving lives.

    Rather than being merely interest representatives, NGOs member of Social Platform represent a structured voice of engaged citizens and civil society. In that respect, NGO members of Social Platform build European solidarity and help reduce the gap between politicians and citizens by enabling local organisations and people to participate in European decisions which have an impact on their lives. Social Platform is committed to transparency about EU interest representation.

    Main EU files targeted

    - European Pillar of Social Rights
    - The European Green New Deal
    - Financing the just transition
    - A Strong Social Europe for Just Transition
    - Fair minimum wages for workers in the EU
    - Adequate minimum income
    - European Unemployment Reinsurance Scheme
    - Review of the Economic Governance Framework
    - European Semester process
    - Equality and non-discrimination initiatives
    - Conference on the Future of Europe
    - InvestEU programme 2021–2027
    - Rights and values programme 2021–2027
    - European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) 2021–2027
    - European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund, Cohesion Fund, European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and European Maritime and Fisheries Fund: support to structural reforms in Member States
    - EU's implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the EC high-level multi-stakeholder platform

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue Des Arts 50, bte 5
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue Des Arts 50, bte 5
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 21 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Robert Stakelum 18 Nov 2023 15 Nov 2024
    Ms Katja Reuter 09 Aug 2023 08 Aug 2024
    Mr Robert RANSON 16 May 2023 15 May 2024
    Ms Laura de Bonfils 13 May 2023 10 May 2024
    Mr Riccardo ROSSELLA 13 Apr 2023 12 Apr 2024
    Ms Katja Reuter 08 Sep 2022 09 Aug 2023
    Ms Laura de Bonfils 24 May 2022 13 May 2023
    Ms Ailbhe FINN 19 Mar 2022 18 Mar 2023
    Ms Katja Reuter 22 Feb 2020 20 Feb 2021
    Ms Kelig BOSSERT-PUYET 15 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Helen Joseph 11 Oct 2019 10 Oct 2020
    Ms Ranty MARIE JOSETTE C 11 Oct 2019 10 Oct 2020
    Mr Juris Ludvigs LAVRIKOVS 22 Jun 2019 01 Jul 2020
    Ms Silvana RÖBSTORF 22 Jun 2019 01 Jul 2020
    Ms Katja Reuter 23 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Mr Juris Ludvigs LAVRIKOVS 08 Jun 2018 08 Jun 2019
    Ms Kelig BOSSERT-PUYET 17 May 2018 17 May 2019
    Ms Maria SMIRNOWA 17 May 2018 17 May 2019
    Ms Silvana RÖBSTORF 17 May 2018 17 May 2019
    Ms Helen Joseph 15 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2019
    Mr Gilberto Pelosi 15 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2019
    Ms Kelig BOSSERT-PUYET 05 May 2017 04 May 2018
    Ms Silvana RÖBSTORF 23 Mar 2017 22 Mar 2018
    Ms Valentina CAIMI 23 Jan 2017 14 Jun 2017
    Ms Annika RYNGBECK 23 Jan 2017 13 Jan 2018
    Ms Helen Joseph 23 Jan 2017 13 Jan 2018
    Mr Gilberto Pelosi 23 Jan 2017 13 Jan 2018
    Mr Maxime GEHRENBECK 22 Aug 2016 23 Mar 2017
    Ms Valentina CAIMI 19 Jan 2016 18 Jan 2017
    Mr Pierre BAUSSAND 19 Jan 2016 18 Jan 2017
    Ms Annika RYNGBECK 19 Jan 2016 18 Jan 2017
    Ms Helen Joseph 19 Jan 2016 18 Jan 2017
    Mr Gilberto Pelosi 05 Dec 2015 03 Dec 2016
    Mr Pierre BAUSSAND 13 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2016
    Ms Annika RYNGBECK 13 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2016
    Ms Herlinde VANHOOYDONCK 13 Jan 2015 11 Nov 2015
    Ms Valentina CAIMI 13 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2016
    Ms Helen Joseph 13 Jan 2015 09 Jan 2016
    Ms Herlinde VANHOOYDONCK 25 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2015
    Mr Pierre BAUSSAND 24 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2015
    Ms Annika RYNGBECK 24 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2015
    Ms Valentina CAIMI 24 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2015
    Ms Annika RYNGBECK 09 Feb 2013 24 Jan 2014
    Ms Valentina CAIMI 09 Feb 2013 24 Jan 2014
    Mr Pierre BAUSSAND 31 Jan 2013 24 Jan 2014
    Ms Herlinde VANHOOYDONCK 01 Feb 2013 25 Jan 2014
    Mrs Herlinde VANHOOYDONCK 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mrs Valentina CAIMI 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Pierre BAUSSAND 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mrs Annika RYNGBECK 17 Jan 2012 08 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    five people 100 %

    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

    http://www.socialplatform.org/civil-dialogue/partnerships/

    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

    641,500€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants, Member's contribution, EU funding

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution HOrizon2020 73,219€
    Contribution EACA 465,916€
    Contribution members 77,433€
    Contribution Other 20,000€
    Grant EACA 568,280€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EACA 479,571€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    High Level Group on combating hate speech and hate crime#E03425#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3425 #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Fighting against poverty#Green new deal#Social economy

    Communication activities

    Selected publications in publication section on our website: https://www.socialplatform.org/resources/):
    -Social Platform recommendations to guarantee adequate minimum wages in the European Union (2021)
    - A missed opportunity?Social Platform’s reaction to the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan (2021)
    - Annual Report 2020
    - Social Platform views on the future European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan (2020)
    - Socialising the European Semester (2020)
    - EU Framework directive on adequate minimum income (2020)
    -2019 Annual Report (February 2020)
    -Social Platform's response to the consultation on the European Social Fund and and social inclusion (January 2020)
    -Socialising the European Semester: Analysis of the 2019 European Semester process and recommendations for the 2020 cycle (November 2019)
    -Executive summary: survey ahead of the European Parliament Election Campaign (June 2019)
    -Joint letter to EU Heads of State & Government on sustainable development (June 2019)
    -Annual Report 2018 (May 2019)
    -Letter to Heads of State & Government ahead of Sibiu Summit - Building a Social Europe for all with social civil society organisations (May 2019)
    -Social Platform’s position on the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF 2021-2027)
    -European Social Fund Post-2020: A financial tool to deliver the European Pillar of Social Rights (April 2018)
    -Building Social Europe: A comprehensive implementation plan for an effective European Pillar of Social Rights (March 2018)
    -Reviving the European Union to regain people's trust - Social Platform's key messages to Heads of State and Government at the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth (November 2017)
    -Investing in services for people's well-being: A collection of case studies (February 2017)
    -Investing in services: Policy recommendations to the European institutions (February 2017)
    -Civil society participation & partnership: Four principles for the meaningful involvement of civil society in the EU decision-making process (February 2017)

    European Projects in which Social Platform is a partner:
    -Euroship: closing gaps in social citizenship (H2020 project, 2020-2023)
    https://euroship-research.eu/


    Selected Social Platform events:
    - Since November 2017, we hold an annual 'Building Social Europe' Flagship event. In 2018 it took place in Lisbon (PT) with cooperation of the Portuguese government , in 2019 in Helsinki (FI) in cooperation with the Finnish government and in 2020 we organised events online in cooperation with the German government. For more information please consult Social Platform's website at: https://www.socialplatform.org/what-we-do/flagship-conference/. The 2021 edition will take place in May in cooperation with the Portuguese Presidency of the Council.
    - We also organise events in Brussels (since the pandemic virtually), for example in the European Parliament or during the annual civil society days in the European Economic and Social Committee.

    Other activities

    - An economy that works for people
    - Active European citizenship, civil dialogue and participatory democracy
    - EU Budget
    - Transparency
    - Equality and the fight against discrimination
    - Fight against poverty, social exclusion and inequalities
    - Access to social services and services of General Interest
    - Quality employment and inclusive labour market
    - Social Rights
    - Social economy and social enterprises
    - Migration policies
    - Tax Justice
    - Future of Europe and the Lisbon Treaty and 2019 EP elections
    - Covid-19 and its socio-economic impact

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    44 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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