European Elite Athletes Association (EU Athletes)

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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.

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2019 - 01/12/2019

Lobbyists declared: 1.5 FTE (2)

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: 1

Lobbying costs over the years:


European Elite Athletes Association (EU Athletes)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

638820912393-43 (First registered: 06 Dec 2013)

Goals / Remit

EU Athletes is a federation of European players associations and athlete unions representing more than 35 national associations and 25.000 individual athletes across the continent and across sport disciplines.

EU Athletes was founded in 2007 in order to protect and advance the rights and interests of the professional and elite level athletes in Europe. We represent the athletes' voice on various issues such as athletes rights, anti-doping, match-fixing and education on the risks of sports betting, dual careers or good governance.

EU Athletes is an excepted stakeholder in the sport sector at the European Union, the Council of Europe, EPAS and other important sport and government committees.

EU Athletes is also integrated into the wider labour movement as a member of World Players Association, the professional sports sector of trade union international UNI Global Union and its European branch UNI Europa.


EU Sport policy, including expert groups and other meetings under the Workplan for Sport Structured dialogue in sport ESSDC for Sport and active leisure European Week of Sport EP Sports Group ERASMUS+


Head office:
Michelangelostraat 55H
Amsterdam 1077BT

Tel: 32 484596308

Belgium office:
EU Athletes 40 rue Belliard 40 rue Belliard
Bruxelles 1000,

Tel: 32 484596308