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Timmermans supports mandatory EU lobby register

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Elections 18-01-2017

Antonio Tajani: European Parliament's new president

European People’s Party (EPP) candidate Antonio Tajani has been elected as the European Parliament's new president. Tajani won the election by a slim 69 vote margin. In his acceptance speech, he dedicated his win to citizens in need.
Elections 17-01-2017

European Parliament presidential candidates outline their hopes for change

Each candidate gave a short speech before the European Parliament presidential election began. They summarised their plans, emphasising the importance of change and transparency. The election continues into a third round, with a result due this evening (17 January).
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Public Affairs 21-11-2016

Who is lobbying for lobbyists?

To ensure that no group gains an unfair advantage over the others, it is crucial that consultations are carried out in full transparency.
Public Affairs 03-11-2016

Commission grilled over Oettinger apology for ‘slitty eyes’ speech

The European Commission today (3 November) faced a grilling from journalists after Germany’s Commissioner Günther Oettinger apologised for mocking women and gay marriage, and calling the Chinese "slitty eyes".

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Digital 19-10-2016

Big data and policy making

Big data has the potential to advance collective decision-making processes. For example, data mining has become increasingly popular to obtain a better understanding of what is relevant to the public.
Public Affairs 12-09-2016

Juncker forces Barroso to face humiliating security checks in Brussels

José Manuel Barroso will face humiliating security checks after Jean-Claude Juncker, his successor as European Commission President,  stripped him of the privileges traditionally offered to visiting dignitaries in Brussels.
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Public Affairs 22-06-2016

Creating alliances for your advocacy campaign

The EurActiv Institute’s Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 03-06-2016

EU Matters with Lars Erik Grønntun

At the European Business Summit, Giovanni Colombo spoke to Lars Erik Grønntun, President and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies EMEA, to discuss challenges currently facing the EU, and how to communicate in times of crisis.

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Public Affairs 25-05-2016

How to work the two-level game

The 2016 series of Yellow Academy events continues on 2 June with a session led by Konstantinos Maragkakis from Instinctif Partners, titled “How to work the two-level game”.
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Public Affairs 13-05-2016

Adapting your message to your audience

The 2016 series of Yellow Academy events continues on 19 May with a session led by Giles Keane from Acumen Public Affairs, titled “Adapting your message to your audience”.
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Public Affairs 18-04-2016

Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press

The 2016 Yellow Academy continues on 21 April with a session led by Alexandria Hicks from FleishmanHillard, titled “Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press”.
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Public Affairs 15-03-2016

2016 Public Affairs Forecast by Thomas Tindemans

From security and climate change to the UK EU membership referendum, 2016 looks set to be a year characterised by disruption.


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Public Affairs 10-03-2016

Reputation management: becoming a community driven organisation

The EurActiv Institute’s Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 19-01-2016

Storytelling for public affairs practitioners

The EurActiv Institute's Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 28-05-2015

How to integrate annual meetings into your communications strategy

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 08-05-2015

Meet the EurActiv Network

Meet the EurActiv Network: a total team of 106 - an editorial team of 51 - publishing in 12 languages - in 12 EU capitals. Find out more on www.euractiv.com/OpenEurActiv.
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Public Affairs 04-05-2015

How not to waste an MEPs time

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 10-04-2015

Effectively achieving your policy goals

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 17-03-2015

Winning a legislative campaign

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 24-02-2015

Big data and public affairs campaigns

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 29-01-2015

Empowering your team to engage

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 29-01-2015

EurActory: Who matters in EU policy-making?

Today’s EU policy makers are overwhelmed with information from civil society, business representatives, lobbyists or think tanks.
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Public Affairs 16-01-2015

Working with the Brussels press

The Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.
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Public Affairs 08-10-2014

Timmermans supports mandatory EU lobby register

In a three-hour hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday, designated First Vice-President Frans Timmermans told MEPs if approved, he would draw up proposals for mandatory lobby register across EU institutions.