The International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee

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Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3 Fte (4)

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 02 Oct 2023

    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:
    - 4 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
    Global Road Safety Facility - World Bank
    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 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    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#Expert Group on Roadworthiness and Vehicle Registration Documents #E03725# #Member #C#Industry, Academia/Research, Civil society, Professionals#Expert group on cooperative, connected, automated and autonomous mobility#E03657# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs, Other#WG 3 - Physical and Digital Infrastructure#WG 4 - Road Safety#WG 6 - Connectivty and Digtal Infrastructure#WG 1 - Develop an EU agenda for testing#WG 2 - Coordination and Cooperation of R&I#WG 5 - Access to and exchange of data & Cybersecurity#Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295# #Member #C#Industry#Driver’s Behaviour Assessment Systems (DBAS)#Automated and Connected Vehicles (ACV)

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO)
    Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN)

    Other activities

    Complete list of CITA events and activities available here:

  • 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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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