ROTARY INTERNATIONAL

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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: Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.75 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

10

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    ROTARY INTERNATIONAL   (R.I.)

    EU Transparency Register

    512870513007-47 First registered on 11 Mar 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Bring together a network of circa 1.4 million volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges:
    BUILDING PEACE. FIGHTING DISEASES: We educate , equip communities to stop the spread of life-threatening diseases like polio. malaria, HIV.
    PROVIDING CLEAN WATER, SANITATION,HYGIENE: support local solutions to bring clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to more people every day. We Share our expertise with community leaders and educators to insure our projects succeed long-term. SAVING MOTHERS AND CHILDREN: goal to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education, literacy, reduce gender disparity education,increase adult literacy. GROWING LOCAL ECONOMIES: We strengthen local entrepreneurs, particularly women, in impoverished communities. PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT: Committed to strengthen the conservation of natural resources and foster harmony between communities and the environment.

    Main EU files targeted

    Development, Humanitarian Aid, Public Health
    Pandemic prevention, preparedness, response, vaccinations
    Education, Youth
    Employment
    Enterprise
    Regional
    Digital Act
    Climate / Water/Plastic
    Foreign and security policy/Defense- Peace and conflicts Resolution, Peace keeping.
    Cultural exchanges
    UN SDGs, including Environment
    Peace

    Address

    Head Office
    One Rotary Center, 1560 SHERMAN AVENUE
    EVANSTON 60201-3698
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    One Rotary Center, 1560 SHERMAN AVENUE
    EVANSTON 60201-3698
    UNITED STATES

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    75%1
    50%3
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The activities falling in the scope of the Transparency Register are linked to European Union based intiatives, in cooperation when appropriate with External partners/ associations/Institutions, the Rotary Foundation, the R.I. and the network of Clubs.
    Many activities are related to Peace support, Corporate Social Responsabilities, youth and POLIO eradication programs with Presidency, E.C services and E.P..
    Extension have taken place with SDG piorities of UN, including Environment
    Most of meetings/ conferences were virtual since March 2020 - up to 2022
    Continuation of few virtual contacts during 2023 and reestablish personal contacts and participation in particular working groups

    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

    Rotary is composed of Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation.
    40322 clubs. 1.354054 members, of which +300.000 members in EU.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jul 2021 - Jun 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

    35,000,000€

    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)

    Demographic challenges, family-work balance and youth transition#Disability#European cultural heritage, ways of Saint-James and other European cultural routes#Green new deal#SME#Fighting against poverty#Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development

    Communication activities

    Organisation of a Conference: " Rotary at the EU", Brussels , March 8, 2017- Theme: Challenges and opportunities in implementing sustainable development goals, with the participation of Mr Karmenu Vella, member of the E. C. and Mr John Hewko, Gen-sec of R.I.

    Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) including, WHO, UNICEF, Bill-Melinda Gates Foundation, meetings since 2016,ongoing

    Participation to EDD 2018, presence in the Development Village

    Organisation of a public virtual conference/ event in Brussels, Nov 9 2020, "Rotary meets EU" on "Global Health Security" featuring Parliamentary Interest Group on Global Public Health and Development

    2nd Seminar Rotary4Europe - Virtual conference for students- May 28-29 2021 "Education : the EU Institutions"

    26 october2022 :Public Conference "EU Policies and Rotary support in ACP Development"

    December 2022: Pre launch of "Plastic waste-End Plastic Soup Initiative" with participation of DG Environment

    3rd Seminar Rotary4Europe- Brussels-May 2023 "Education : the EU Institutions"

    Other activities

    The activities towards the EU started in July 2013 and will continue:
    -Initial contacts have been pursued with EU Institutions, in particular with EU officials.
    -Since January 2014, several Events/ Conferences on " POLIO ERADICATION NOW" has been organized in the E.P. building with the participation at the panel of representatives from WHO,UNICEF,Bill Gates Foundation, E.P. and E.C. (Commissioner). National Advocacy Advisors met personnally with key officials of E.P. and E.C. (DG DEV).
    -Contacts are pursued with E.C. services, CESE and E.P. towards active participation in platforms/forums (a.o.DEV, AIDCO, Growth, EEAS and PEACE related, SDGs), Court of Justice
    -Contribution to a EP Interest Group on Global public Health and Development and organisation on Nov 9, 2020 of an event" Rotary meets EU" on "Global Health Security"

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    10 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 17 Feb 2023 Location Munich Security Conference
      Subject State of play of the global fight to eradicate Polio
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Attending
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 May 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Crisis Management Ukraine crisis
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janez Lenarčič
      Portfolio Crisis Management
      Attending
      • Tina Strafela (Cabinet member)
      • Janez Lenarčič (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Sep 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial contribution to Polio Eradication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Attending
      • Nils Behrndt (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Apr 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject European Solidarity Corps
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2018 Location Stockholm
      Subject Future Trade Policy and the way ahead
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
    • Date 08 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable Development
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
      • Astrid Ladefoged (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Efforts to eradicate polio worldwide
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Attending
      • Paolo Berizzi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Presentation of global initiatives to fight polio. Role of the EU.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Attending
      • Paolo Berizzi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of GPEI: state of play of polio eradication in the world; perspectives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Attending
      • Paolo Berizzi (Cabinet member)
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