Transparency International (TI)

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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.

1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

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

Lobbyists declared: 25 FTE (48)

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: 5


Meetings with European Commission: 47

Lobbying costs over the years:


Transparency International (TI)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

501222919-71 (First registered: 23 Jun 2008)

Goals / Remit

Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. It brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption on men, women and children around the world.

Our vision is a world in which government, politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption.

Since its founding in 1993, TI has played a lead role in improving the lives of millions around the world by building momentum for the anti-corruption movement. TI raises awareness and diminishes apathy and tolerance of corruption, and devises and implements practical actions to address it.

Transparency International is a global, politically non-partisan network including more than 100 locally established national chapters and chapters-in-formation. These bodies fight corruption in the national arena in a number of ways. They bring together relevant players from government, civil society, bu (...)


Transparency International EU aims to prevent corruption and promote integrity, transparency and accountability in EU institutions policies and legislation. In that sense TI EU is the EU liaison office of the global movement. Transparency International EU follows all policies and legislative files in the area of anti-corruption and transparency. As of 2020, this includes: - Codes of Conduct in all EU Institutions - EU Ethics body - Inter-Institutional Agreement for a mandatory transparency register - Transparency in the Council - Transparency of the legislative process, including trilogues - Anti-corruption in the European Semester - Anti-Money Laundering (supervisory / regulatory regime) - EU global human rights sanction regime - Directive on asset freezing and confiscation - Directive on the reuse of public sector information - EU Supranational Risk Assessment - Citizenship- and Residence-by-investment schemes - Accounting Directive for public Country-by-Country reporting - Discharge reports for main EU Institutions - EU Budget Transparency and Accountability - Protection of the EU’s financial interests - revision of the MFF - MFF contingency Plan 2020 for EU funded programmes - Revision of CRP for EU coronavirus response funding - EU Public Procurement and Cohesion Policy as part of future emergencies responses - Open Government & Open Data - Fundamental Rights Report - Rule of Law and conditionality for EU funding - European Public Prosecutor - Directive on fight against fraud by means of criminal law (PIF) - The work of the anti-corruption agenda OLAF - EU staff regulation & whistleblower protection - Financial Regulation conflict of interest provisions - EU Whistleblower protection directive - EU Structural Funds, and CohesionRegional Policy (including Integrity Pacts) - Safeguarding EU funds in Public procurement in EU funds - EU extractive industries transparency laws (Accounting and Transparency Directives) - EC’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan - European Democracy Action Plan - Review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive - Corporate due diligence mechanism - Enlargement policies and progress reports - European Neighbourhood policy - European Development policy + financing - Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals - European Parliament Rules of Procedure - Council Priorities in the area of anti-corruption - European Elections (including questions of funding - Common Foreign and Security Policy, especially EU missions and security assistance - Transparency and accountability of Eurozone governance institutions, especially ECB, EIB, ESM and Eurogroup For our latest positions and activities on these files please also consult our websites: and


Head office:
Alt-Moabit 96
Berlin 10559

Tel: 49 303438200

Belgium office:
Rue de l'industrie, 10
Brussels 1000,

Tel: 32 28932458