Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC) / Kust & Zee has been recognized by the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration as a Public Benefit Organization. Donations to Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC) / Kust & Zee are deductible from taxable income under the normal provisions of the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration.
EUCC (Kust & Zee) is devoted to promote coastal and marine management that integrates biodiversity conservation with those forms of development that sustain the integrity of landscapes, the cultural heritage and the social fabric of our coast. EUCC advocates best practice by developing coastal and marine policies, mobilising experts and stakeholders, and providing advice and information. EUCC´s activities range from innovative policy advice (e.g. ICZM progress indicators) to involvement in initiatives aiming at the improvement of access to coastal information, and field projects combining coastal and marine biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.
The EUCC Executive Committee is composed as follows for the period 2014-2018:
President: Gerald Schernewski (DE) Vice-President: Pierpaolo Campostrini (IT) Member: Yvonne Battiau-Queney (FR) International Secretary: Francisco Taveira Pinto (PT) Treasurer: Fred van der Vegte (NL)
The Payment Policy for Directors
Reimbursement of expenses actually incurred for travel and accommodation.
The payment Policy for Personnel
Kust & Zee / Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC) is well aware that it is working with project grants, sponsorship and membership fees. The remuneration policy is adapted to this and is socially justified very well. Overall, we follow the collective Welfare and Social Services. An inflation or wage increase, however, is no matter of course. Employees of Coastal & Marine Union do not get paid overtime, 13th month bonus, company car or expensive Christmas gifts.
Also, the level of remuneration of the management team is very moderate and does not exceed scale 12 (collective welfare).
P.O. Box 11232
2301 EE Leiden
2311 CK Leiden (NL)
Chamber of Commerce (NL)
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