Women's Eco-nomic and Social Think Tank

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Women's Eco-nomic and Social Think Tank   (WESTT)

    EU Transparency Register

    012122811913-69 First registered on 19 Sep 2013

    Goals / Remit

    The Women’s Eco-Nomic and Social Think Tank (WESTT) is a leading Women’s Think Tank with global dimensions focusing on the economic, environmental and social development of women. At a political level it is also lobbies to raise awareness on key issues but never for commercial gain.

    WESTT is a global organisation working countries at all levels of development and growth. To bridge the gap between the Developed and the Developing Countries, WESTT must ensure cross fertilisation of expertise and methodologies that work to deliver sustainability. A common purpose, working in partnership, promoting urban and rural sustainability around the World will bring equity, abundance, peace and security.

    Through its international connections and experts at all levels of government, corporate and development agencies, WESTT is able to assemble panels of all divisions of social partners, employers, employee representatives, NGOs, institutions and academia to analyse challenges and c (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Women's and Children's rights.


    Head Office
    Scrivelsby Gardens Chilwell, 24
    Nottingham NG9 5HJ
  • 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 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Madhu Sharma 12 Feb 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Marie Pauline Ghysens 05 Feb 2019 01 Sep 2019
    Ms Marie Pauline Ghysens 06 Nov 2018 05 Feb 2019
    Ms Sheila Góis Habib 22 Sep 2018 01 Jan 2019
    Ms Ines MORENO 15 Sep 2018 27 Oct 2018
    Ms Hazel Lincy EBENEZER 13 Sep 2018 01 Apr 2019
    Mr Bonaldi Da Costa 25 May 2018 12 Sep 2018
    Ms Ines MORENO 20 Jan 2018 01 Aug 2018
    Ms Chantelle BODUEL 20 Sep 2017 20 Sep 2018
    Mr Spiro Dhapi 08 Oct 2015 20 Jul 2016
    Mr Spiro Dhapi 15 Oct 2014 08 Oct 2015
    Ms Eli Dhapi 15 Apr 2014 25 Apr 2014
    Mr Spiro Dhapi 15 Oct 2013 10 Oct 2014

    Complementary Information

    WESTT also represents volunteer members in various countries.

    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


    IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions


    Think tanks and research institutions

  • Networking



    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    WESTT receives an annual donation of 24,000 EUR to cover two staff positions and nominal travel and administration expenditure. Other team members work on the objectives of WESTT in both internship and training capacities. Much of its work is done in working in collaboration with other groups and volunteers promoting the rights of women and human rights. Remuneration is not currently taken by the Director. This way the cost is kept down and the budget remains low, allowing WESTT to achieve the goals set with limited resources. WESTT is a corporate social responsibility activity of MADI GROUP.

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    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    WESTT is focusing on the economic, environmental and social development of women. At a political level it is also lobbies to raise awareness on key issues.

    As far as children are concerned, WESTT considers an integrated approach to education, health, welfare, justice and community will ensure long term change and social sustainability.

  • Meetings


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    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 09 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Female enterpreneurship
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      • Monika Ladmanova (Cabinet member)
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