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Basic regulations regarding European political foundations

The activities of European political foundations fall under European regulations; these regulations refer to the legal framework, internal functioning and funding, as well as the financing, judicial control, transparency and accountability of European political foundations. To consult the two main regulations, please follow the link below:

Decision of the authority for European Political Parties and European Political Foundations of 12 July 2017

REGULATION No 1141/2014 of 22 October 2014 on the statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations

In compliance with European regulations and pursuing the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies’ aim of transparency, the financial reports of previous years are open to public enquiry on the European Parliament website:

Organisational Statutes

Internal Regulations By-Laws


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