Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

7

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten   (VNG)

    EU Transparency Register

    32705794105-55 First registered on 01 Sep 2010

    Goals / Remit

    Represent the interests of Dutch Municipalities in the Dutch and EU decision making processes; and in the EU, in the Council of Europe and at the UN.

    Main EU files targeted

    Cohesion policy: Multiannual Financial Framework (EFRO, ESF and CAP) and EU Semester;
    Green Deal & Environment: climate and energy (Fit for 55 package, Renewable Enegry Directive & Energy Efficient Directive, Circular economy, Transport policy (new initiatives);
    Internal market: (public procurement and state aid), better regulation, EMU and local investments;
    Information society: Artificial intelligence proposals, ICT and ePrivacy, Database Directive, Digital Services Act;
    Urban Agenda; Lange termijn visie voor het platteland; Grensoverschrijdende samenwerking; Europees nabuurschaps- en ontwikkelingsbeleid; De toekomst van Europa

    Address

    Head Office
    Nassaulaan, 12
    Den Haag 2500 GK - 30435
    NETHERLANDS
    EU Office
    Nassaulaan, 12
    Den Haag 2500 GK - 30435
    NETHERLANDS

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%6

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 01 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Maurice PAULISSEN 08 Dec 2011 01 Nov 2012

    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

    Associations and networks of public authorities

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
    SGI Europe
    United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Internal market - public procurement and state aid
    Cohesion Policy
    Environement policy
    Transport policy
    Energy and Climate Change
    Europe2020
    Subsidiarity and better regulation
    Multi-level governance

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    7 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.

    • Date 27 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Speech on Green Deal going local
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Apr 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Pact for skills roundtable with the retail sector.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Apr 2021 Location Videofongerence
      Subject Skills roundtable with the retail sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Feb 2021 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Exchange of views on the green transition, the role of local government and the possibilities of the recovery plan with a delegation of the Netherlands Municipalities (VNG)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 27 Nov 2020 Location video conference (Brussels)
      Subject Speech on the European Green Deal at the VNG Board Day
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green deal and role of local authorities in its implementation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 06 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Employment and Social Affairs priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
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