Women Against Violence Europe Network

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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 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Women Against Violence Europe Network   (WAVE)

    EU Transparency Register

    820880834847-22 First registered on 22 May 2019

    Goals / Remit

    WAVE is a network of 160 members in 46 European countries, all working towards tackling and preventing violence against women and their children. WAVE members are women's specialist services such as shelters, centres and helplines, some are also national networks of such organisations. WAVE's main areas of work are 1) Advocacy & Campaigning for a) better legislation, and implementation of existing legislation to tackle violence against women and b) sufficient funding for women's specialist services, 2) Capacity building and networking for our members through trainings, conferences and partnership projects, 3) Data Collection on the status of WSS in our member countries which is published every 2 years. WAVE also publishes regular newsletters, social media posts, blog contributions and an online magazine Fempower.

    Main EU files targeted

    Draft EU Directive on combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (from 2022)
    European Commission Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025
    EU Victims’ Rights Directive
    EU Victims’ Rights Strategy 2020-2025
    EU accession to the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention)
    Directive 2011/99/EU on European Protection Order (EPO)
    Directive 2012/29/EU (Victim's Directive)
    Regulation EU no. 606/2013


    Head Office
    Bacherplatz 10/6
    Vienna 1050
    EU Office
    Bacherplatz 10/6
    Vienna 1050


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    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


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Global Network of Women's Shelters https://gnws.org/

    Social Platform https://www.socialplatform.org/

    European Coalition to end Violence Against Women & Girls https://www.womenlobby.org/EuropeanCoalition-to-End-violence-against-women-and-girls?lang=en

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    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


    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Member's contribution, Grants, Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution OAK Foundation 141,368€
    Contribution UN Women partnership project 59,886€
    Contribution WAVE membership fees 24,104€
    Contribution Donations COVID related & others 16,121€
    Contribution CYBERSAFE REC project SEP-210481112 17,705€
    Contribution MARVOW REC project SEP-210551727 14,317€
    Contribution Austrian Ministry for Social & Labour Affairs plus COVID special funding 100,000€
    Contribution Austrian Ministry for Women & Family Affairs 23,780€
    Contribution City of Vienna Department for Women's affairs 21,420€
    Contribution DG Justice & Consumers 101034102 — WAVE Network OG 2021 434,425€
    Grant EC DG Justice & Consumers REC-NETW-OG-2020 434,425€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant European Commission Citizens, Equality, Rights & Values Programme - CERV-2021-OG-FPA 502,500€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    any meetings related to violence against women and girls

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    3 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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