Seas At Risk

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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 (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

10

High-level Commission meetings

25

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Seas At Risk   (SAR)

    EU Transparency Register

    625261439488-38 First registered on 09 Sep 2020

    Goals / Remit

    Seas At Risk is an association of environmental organisations from across Europe, working together to ensure that life in our seas and oceans is abundant, diverse, climate resilient, and not threatened by human activities. Its mission is to promote ambitious policies for marine protection at European and international level. With over 30 members representing the majority of European countries, Seas At Risk speaks for millions of citizens that care deeply about the health and well-being of seas and oceans.

    Main EU files targeted

    Ocean economy & governance: Green Deal, Blue Economy Strategy
    Rewilding the ocean: Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Habitats and Birds Directive, Biodiversity Strategy, Nature Restoration Law
    Seafood: Common Fisheries Policy, Technical Measures Regulation, Fisheries Control Regulation
    Clean energy transition: MRV regulation, Offshore renewable energy strategy, Fit for 55
    Zero pollution and circular economy: European Strategy on Plastics, Single-Use Plastics Directive, Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0, Raw Materials Action Plan

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue de la Charite 22
    San-Josse-ten-noode 1210
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue de la Charite 22
    San-Josse-ten-noode 1210
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    14

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%7
    25%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    10 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Bruno Nicostrate 22 Feb 2024 21 Feb 2025
    Ms Tatiana NUÑO 03 Feb 2024 31 Jan 2025
    Ms Monica VERBEEK 02 Feb 2024 01 Feb 2025
    Ms Frédérique MONGODIN 10 Jan 2024 09 Jan 2025
    Mr Tobias TROLL 04 Nov 2023 31 Oct 2024
    Ms Chiara FRACASSO 04 Nov 2023 31 Oct 2024
    Mr Simon HOLMSTRÖM 13 Oct 2023 11 Oct 2024
    Ms Andrea RIPOL 04 Jul 2023 03 Jul 2024
    Ms Anais RIOS 20 Apr 2023 19 Apr 2024
    Ms Irene DUQUE 07 Mar 2023 06 Mar 2024
    Mr Bruno Nicostrate 18 Feb 2023 17 Feb 2023
    Ms Tatiana NUÑO 17 Feb 2023 03 Feb 2024
    Mr Remi COSSETTI 17 Feb 2023 17 Feb 2024
    Ms Frédérique MONGODIN 11 Jan 2023 10 Jan 2024
    Ms Christine ADAMS 24 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Ms Helene BUCHHOLZER 24 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Ms Louisa GRAY 23 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Mr Tobias TROLL 23 Nov 2022 04 Nov 2023
    Ms Lucy GILLIAM 23 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Ms Anne SEIDLER 23 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Ms Andrea RIPOL 01 Jul 2022 01 Jul 2023
    Mr Tiago PIRES DA CRUZ 20 May 2022 01 Dec 2022
    Mr Marc Philip BUCKHOUT 23 Apr 2022 01 Sep 2022
    Ms Frédérique MONGODIN 07 Jan 2022 07 Jan 2023
    Ms Christine ADAMS 16 Oct 2021 15 Oct 2022
    Ms Frederique MONGODIN 21 Oct 2020 21 Oct 2021

    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

    https://seas-at-risk.org/our-partners/

    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

    1,915,056€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisor 391,365€
    Contribution Climate Works Foundation 226,891€
    Contribution Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 210,955€
    Grant European Commission - CINEA 550,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission - CINEA 577,500€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Maritime Policy Member State Experts Group#E01682#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1682 #Not a member #C#Civil society#Maritime Spatial Planning for Integrated Maritime Policy#Commission Expert Group on Strategic Coordination for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC)#E02550#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2550 #Observer #C#Civil society#Working group Programme of Measures, Economic and Social Analysis (WG POMESA)#Technical Subgroup on seabed habitats and sea-floor integrity (TG Seabed)#Technical subgroup on Underwater Noise (TG Noise)#Working group on Good Environmental Status (WG GES)#Technical Subgroup on Marine Data (TG Data)#Working group on Data Information and Knowledge Exchange (WG DIKE)#Commission Expert Group on the Implementation of the Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC)#E02936#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2936 #Observer #C#Civil society#European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)#E02869#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2869 #Not a member #C#Industry#Sustainable Alternative Power for Shipping- Mid- to Long-Term Solutions for Maritime GHG Emissions Reductions#EU Biodiversity Platform#E02210#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2210 #Member #C#Civil society#High level steering group of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials #E03391#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3391 #Not a member #C#Civil society#EIP Sherpa group

    Groups (European Parliament)

    SEARICA

    Communication activities

    Seas At Risk hosts workshops, seminars and conferences for its members and/or other NGOs and policy makers on matters of EU interest throughout the year.
    In 2020, we hosted an "Ocean Action Conference" to raise marine issues and promote the Blue manifesto - the roadmap to a healthy ocean in 2030 to policy makers and stakeholders.
    When relevant, public petitions on various matters, including bottom trawling and dolphin bycatch.
    6 newsletters a year with updates on its activities and EU policy developments.
    Seas At Risk produces information leaflets, reports, videos on EU policy areas.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    25 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 19 Feb 2024 Location Berlaymont
      Subject NGOs presented to the Commissioner their Manifesto: An Ocean of Change 2024, and in particular the idea of an Ocean Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Attending
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Agne Razmislaviciute-Palioniene (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Feb 2023 Location online
      Subject To explain the “Fisheries and Oceans “ package adopted during that week: CFP Communication, Marine Action Plan and Decarbonisation Initiative.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Agne Razmislaviciute-Palioniene (Cabinet member)
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jan 2023 Location Videoconference
      Subject Green Deal implementation on the fight against microplastic pollution
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jan 2023 Location Virtual
      Subject Green Deal implementation on the fight against microplastic pollution
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Elena Montani (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jan 2023 Location video-call
      Subject Green Deal implementation on the fight against microplastic pollution
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Oct 2022 Location Online
      Subject Implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and the preparation of the Action Plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Elena Montani (Cabinet member)
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Oct 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and the preparation of the Action Plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Sep 2022 Location video-conference
      Subject Black carbon risk
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jul 2022 Location virtual
      Subject To exchange views, upon NGO request, on the upcoming Action plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems, on Commission implementing act on vulnerable marine ecosystems and on European eel status
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Agne Razmislaviciute-Palioniene (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 May 2022 Location Online
      Subject Nature Restoration Law and the Action Plan on marine ecosystmes.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Elena Montani (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Apr 2022 Location virtual
      Subject To discuss deep sea mining and the negotiations of the mining code in the International Seabed Authority
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Eglantine Cujo (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Mar 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Discussion on EU nature restoration law and action plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Feb 2022 Location virtual
      Subject A regular meeting with NGO to discuss various fisheries matters: 2022 TAC setting, upcoming new Commission initiatives, WTO negotiation, cetaceans by-catch in the Bay of Biscay and in the Baltic Sea, control regulation negotiations etc.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Agne Razmislaviciute-Palioniene (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Dec 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject To discuss Nature Restoration Law and marine aspects
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Andrea Vettori (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Oct 2021 Location Hybrid
      Subject To discuss with the NGOs the perspectives for the 2022 annual fishing opportunities ahead of international consultations and the December AGRIFISH Council.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Oct 2021 Location Hybrid
      Subject NGOs presented their expectations for an ambitious reform and shared views on specific topics in the revision of the EU fisheries control system.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Jul 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject To exchange views with the ‘’blue’’ NGOs on the upcoming Action Plan on sustainable fisheries and protection of marine resources, annual exercise of fixing total allowable catches and ongoing WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Mar 2021 Location video-call
      Subject EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy and the preparation of the Action Plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Mar 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy and the preparation of the Action Plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Rozalina Petrova (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Feb 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject To discuss different blue/marine related issues, in particular bycatch emergency measures, EU-UK negotiations and implementation of the Biodiversity Strategy.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      • Agne Razmislaviciute-Palioniene (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Dec 2020 Location Virtual
      Subject Fisheries related matters
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Nov 2020 Location Video Call
      Subject Action Plan fisheries and fishing opportunities, offshore renewable energy strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Oct 2020 Location virtual
      Subject To discuss the upcoming Commission proposals for fishing opportunities for the North Sea/ Atlantic and for the Deep Sea.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Sep 2020 Location Brussels - Webex call
      Subject Workings of the Advisory Councils
      DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Charlina Vitcheva (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jul 2020 Location Video Call
      Subject economic recovery and marine ecosystems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Attending
      • Carmen Preising (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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