European farmers (COPA)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

1,000,000€ - 1,249,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2018

Lobbyists declared: 18 FTE (18)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

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5
1
1
1

Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 3

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1
1

Meetings with European Commission: 135

Lobbying costs over the years:

1
5
10
100
1000

European farmers (COPA)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

44856881231-49 (First registered: 25 Feb 2009)

Goals / Remit

The remit of Copa is to: represent the voice of European farmers and set the requisite political objectives to promote their interests; boost their income and defend a strong agricultural sector; influence political decisions on agriculture by lobbying the European Union's public institutions and both European and international organisations; promote the multifunctional role of farmers in society; provide a platform for members to debate and exchange their views; seek and promote solutions to important matters of mutual concern; facilitate communication and coordination between its members and between its members' national offices in Brussels and help them to pool their resources if necessary; foster exchanges of opinion and debates, notably with Cogeca, but also with other representative organisations at European and international level; provide recent and specialised information and analyses that both cater to the needs of its members and meet the requirements underpinning public relations.

Issues

Future Common Agricultural Policy; Reform of common system of Value Added Tax; Research and Innovation - Horizon Europe; Climate change; Directive proposal on Unfair Trading Practices; Regulation proposal on Sustainable Finance; Commission proposal on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model; Anti-dumping measures regarding fertilizer; Multiannual Financial Framework; Directive on the promotion of renewable energy sources

Address

Head office:
Rue de Trèves, 61
Bruxelles 1040
Belgium

Tel: 32 02 287 27 11