The International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee

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Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.75 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    The International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee   (CITA)

    EU Transparency Register

    724300116898-26 First registered on 09 Apr 2015

    Goals / Remit

    CITA is an international not-for-profit association, based in Brussels, Belgium. Members are mainly authorities and authorised organisations in the field of vehicle compliance, completed with equipment manufacturers and reseach centres.

    Its work focuses on improving transport sustainability with particular emphasis on road safety and environmental protection.

    CITA is recognised by the Commission of the European Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (particularly 'The World Forum for the Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations – WP 29') for its expertise in relation to roadworthiness inspections. CITA currently has about 135 members worldwide, representing over 50 countries.

    CITA is member of the UNRSC (United Nations Road Safety Collaboration) and the board of the GRSF (Global Road Safety Facility) of the World Bank.

    Main EU files targeted

    CITA follows all files related to the EU's climate, energy policy framework, transportation, vehicles and trans-European Network this includes in particular:
    - Horizon 2020
    - Vehicle Standards Harmonization
    - International vehicle trade negotiations
    - Road Transport Policies
    - Emissions
    - Vehicle entry reforms for cities
    - Vehicle energy efficiency
    - ITS
    - Crash Avoidance
    - Accidentology & Accident reduction programs
    - EU/US relations
    - EU/Asia relations
    - EU/South & Central American relations
    - EU/Africa relations


    Head Office
    Rue du Commerce 123 CITA
    Brussels 1000
    EU Office
    Rue du Commerce 123 CITA
    Brussels 1000


  • 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 18 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Eduard Fernandez 08 May 2019 08 May 2020
    Mr Eduard Fernandez 26 Apr 2018 26 Apr 2019
    Mr Eduard Fernandez 12 May 2017 26 Apr 2018
    Mr Eduard Fernandez 03 Jun 2016 13 May 2017
    Mr Eduard Fernandez 19 May 2015 13 May 2016
    Ms Amandine Muskus 19 May 2015 26 Jun 2015

    Complementary Information

    The split of personal is as follows:
    - 5 persons in the CITA Secretariat, as CITA staff, occupying 75% of their time in European-related activities

    Other staff engaged by members of CITA may have occasional involvement of far less than 25% of total working time.

    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


    Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
    United Nations Road Safety Collaboration

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Forum for the Exchange of Information on Enforcement of the EU legislation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles#E03652# #Observer #C#Industry#Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295# #Member #C#Industry#On-Board Fuel Consumption and payload Measurement Task Force (OBM-TF)#Automated and Connected Vehicles (ACV)#Driver’s Behaviour Assessment Systems (DBAS)#Expert Group on Roadworthiness and Vehicle Registration Documents #E03725# #Member #C#Industry, Academia/Research, Civil society, Professionals

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development#Green new deal#Artificial intelligence and digital#Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment#Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO)
    Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN)

    Communication activities

    2014: Project Electronically Controlled Safety Systems - Contract MOVE/C4/SER/2012-323/SI2.656968
    2014: Regional Conference in South Africa
    2015: International Conference in the United Arab Emirates
    2015: Regional Conference in Central & South America
    2015: Project Sustainable Emission Testing - financed by CITA, and its public presentation
    2016: Presentation of the Annual Report, new branding and new website
    2016: Presentation of the Sustainable Emission Testing SET Project in the European Parliament
    2016: Regional meeting of Asia / Austral Asia
    2016: Workshop "The Role of Multilateral Finance in Road Safety"
    2016: Presentation of the Sustainable Emissions Test SET Report in the FIA Foundation Seminar
    2016: Participation in the IMCO-Committee meeting: Approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles
    2016: Continuous participation in the UN ECE WP.29 and its IWG on PTI
    2016: Participation in the Horizon 2020 Project SaferAfrica H2020-MT-2016-2017
    2016: Workshop "New Technologies and Handicaped Drivers"
    2016: Workshop "Developing Vehicle Inspection in Africa"
    2016: Regional Conferences in Central and South America
    2016: Attendance of the UNRSC - WHO meeting as observers
    2016: Presentation at the 2nd International Symposium on Vehicle Inspection and Certification. India
    2016: Presentation inthe Vehicle Inspection and Driving Licences Conference in Tunisia
    2017: Starting continuous participation in UN ECE wp.29 GRs and Informal Working Groups
    2017: Presentation in the Transport Research Board Annual Congress
    2017: Participation and sponsoring of the 70th ITC anniversary - UN ECE
    2017: Training with Transport Specialists at the World Bank
    2017: 18th General Assembly and Conference in Zagreb, Croatia
    2017: Participation in the meeting of OISEVI, San José, Costa Rica
    2017: Presentation in the IRF in Delhi, India.
    2017: CITA Regional Conference in Victoria Lake, Ouganda
    2017: CITA Regional Conference in Da Nang City, Vietnam
    2017: Participation in the project MOVE/C2/SER/2017-282/SI2.772101
    2017: Participation in the project MOVE/C2/SER/2017-295/SI2.772857
    2018: Participation in the Board Meeting of GRSF - WB
    2018: Participation in the 25th meeting of the UNRSC
    2018: Presentation of activities
    2018: Participation in the General Assembly of OISEVI. Panama
    2018: Participation in the SSATP meeting
    2018: CITA Africa meeting
    2018: CITA Asia / Australasia meeting
    2018: CITA Central and South American meeting
    2018: Debate "Automated Driving and Road Safety, A contraction?"
    2019: General Assembly and International Conference
    2019: Project of technical support to improve PTI in Togo
    2019: Participation in the EU-Africa Task Force on Transport and Connectivity - Road Safety Cluster
    2019: Sponsors of the PIN Report
    2019: Joint event with the Romanian Presidency of the EU
    2019: Participation in the EU - ASEAN meeting on road safety
    2019: Participation in the AGVES meeting - DG Grow
    2019: Project "Assessment of Vehicle Inspection Systems" in Cameroon
    2019: CITA RAG meeting in Africa - Morocco
    2019: Workshop on Particle Number measurement for PTI
    2020: Participation in the Inland Transport Committee Meeting - UNECE
    2020: Participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, Stockholm
    2020: Virtual event with the Croatian Presidency of the EU Council
    2020: Virtual conference CITA RAG Africa
    2020: Virtual event with the German Presidency of the EU Council
    2021: Virtual event with the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council
    2021 and 2022: Project "AHEAD"
    2021 and 2022: Project "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa"
    2022: International Conference
    2022: Regional Conferences in Europe, Africa and Asia/Australasia
    2022: Event with the Czech Republic EU Presidency
    2023: International Conference
    2023: Event with the Spanish Presidency
    2024: Participation in the UNECE ITC

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    5 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: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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