World Obesity Federation

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Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5.9 Fte (12)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    World Obesity Federation   (WOF)

    EU Transparency Register

    586272318944-56 First registered on 25 Sep 2015

    Goals / Remit

    World Obesity Federation represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations. Through our membership we create a global community of organisations dedicated to solving the problems of obesity. Our mission is to lead and drive global efforts to reduce, prevent and treat obesity.

    Main EU files targeted

    Consortium member of two EU-funded Horizon 2020 research projects on childhood obesity (STOP and CO-CREATE)
    Recipient of an Operating Grant from the EU's 3rd Health Programme (OBTAINS-E2). This grant supports the policy, data and education work of World Obesity Federation.


    Head Office
    Suite 406 107-111 Fleet Street
    London EC4A 2AB
    EU Office
    Suite 406 107-111 Fleet Street
    London EC4A 2AB


  • 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


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant Third Health Programme (2014-2021) 254,139€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Relevant activities include:
    - Development of a policy repository of evidence on different policy areas/priorities in the format of policy dossiers. As of December 2021, 11 policy dossiers were available (
    - Conduct policy laboratories to support the launch of the dossiers, as well as release briefing papers on the different topics
    - Development of SCOPE modules: in 2020, a new learning path with six modules was launched, and in 2021 additional new modules for health care professionals were added to the platform
    - Maintenance and growth of our data website, including a re-launch of the website, accessible at
    - Organisation of World Obesity Day (March 4th)
    - Participation in different international congresses as part of CO-CREATE and STOP (Horizon 2020 projects)
    - Organisation of high-level workshops and symposiums to showcase the progress of EU projects
    - Publication of a special Supplement in Obesity Reviews as part of the STOP project to showcase the latest project's findings
    - Launch of an online youth capacity-building platform 'Healthy Voices, as part of the STOP and CO-CREATE projects (

    Other activities

    Guest contributor to EC High-level groups and Joint Action groups.
    Member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

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

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