European Policy Centre (EPC)
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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.
2,500,000€ - 2,749,999€
Lobbyists declared: 33.5 FTE (45)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0
Meetings with European Commission: 9
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European Policy Centre (EPC)
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Goals / Remit
The European Policy Centre (EPC) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate, supporting and challenging European decision-makers at all levels to make informed decisions based on evidence and analysis, and providing a platform for engaging partners, stakeholders and citizens in EU policy-making and in the debate about the future of Europe.
In line with its multi-constituency approach, members of the EPC comprise companies, professional and business federations, trade unions, diplomatic missions, regional and local bodies, as well as NGOs representing a broad range of civil society interests, foundations, international and religious organisations. The EPC has around 340 member organisations. Membership changes throughout the year and the latest information can be found on the EPC website which is regularly updated: http://www.epc.eu/members_list
The activities are carried out in in the framework of 5 multiannual programmes encompassing research/analysis, expert seminars, public conferences and publications: European Politics and Institutions (EPI), European Migration and Diversity (EMD); Europe's Political Economy (EPE), Sustainable Prosperity for Europe (SPE), Social Europe & Wellbeing (SEW) and Europe in the World (EIW), as well as 1 flagship project, Connecting Europe. For more information and for details of the individual projects, see the Programmes section on our website: https://www.epc.eu/en/programmes
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Tel: 32 2 2310340
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
The EPC is an independent think tank that supports European integration, with a multi-constituency membership. As such, it does not represent any individual interest group and does not allocate funds for lobbying or for "representing interests to EU institutions" (see financial data section below). It seeks to raise awareness and promote debate through its events and publications. All our acitivities are directed towards influencing EU policy making.
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The EPC has an international network of around 340 member organisations divided into the following main categories: corporate; professional and business associations, diplomatic, non-governmental organisations, foundations, regional and local authorities. The latest list of members can be found on our website: https://www.epc.eu/en/members
On average, the EPC has around 340 member organisations. Membership changes throughout the year and the list is continually updated. The latest information can be found on the EPC website:
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Industry forums (European Parliament)
The EPC is an independent think tank that supports European integration, with a multi-constituency membership. As such, it does not represent any individual interest group and does not allocate funds for lobbying. It fosters debate by bringing together the different stakeholders concerned with EU affairs. EPC analysts are often invited to contribute to EU conferences on various EU policies. EPC Analysts Alberto Horst Neidhart and Olivia Sundberg Diez participated in an European Economic and Social Committee hearing on the New Pact on Migration, on 26 November 2020. EPC Senior Policy Analyst Sophie Pornschlegel gave input to the CIVEX Committee of the EU Committee of the Regions on 12 June 2020 on the topic: "Tensions between crisis management and fundamental freedoms" in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.
Meetings with European Commission9 meetings found.
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.
- 12 Apr 2018 - Christiane Canenbley - Digital Single Market - Future of Europe (DG Presidency)
- 27 Feb 2017 - Martin Selmayr Luc Tholoniat Clara Martinez Alberola - EPSC High Level Policy lunch : The Future of Europe, Charting a New Course at a Critical Moment (DG Presidency)
- 09 Sep 2016 - Edward Bannerman - EU economic diplomacy (DG Jobs & Growth)
- 08 Sep 2016 - Martin Selmayr Clara Martinez Alberola - State of the Union 2016 (DG Presidency)
- 14 Apr 2016 - Vice-President Jyrki Katainen - Circular Economy conference (DG Jobs & Growth)
- 14 Apr 2016 - Grzegorz Radziejewski - Circular Economy conference (DG Jobs & Growth)
- 03 Dec 2015 - Martin Selmayr - 1 year of the Juncker Commission (DG Presidency)
- 15 Apr 2015 - Juhan Lepassaar Maximilian Strotmann - Event EPC Policy Dialogue: "How can the EU achieve a successful and ambitious copyright reform?" (DG Digital Single Market)
- 27 Jan 2015 - Raquel Lucas - New Pact for Europe (DG Euro & Financial Markets)