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Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication
Politics 20-10-2017

Companies and fake news: How to prepare for crisis communication

Brendan Hodgson, Strategy Director at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides tips to companies on how to anticipate and react to crises and, more specifically, the growing risk of fake news.

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Joseph Lemaire
Politics 06-10-2017

Being a young professional: Tips and tricks

Joseph Lemaire, account manager at H+K Strategies Belgium, provides some personal insights on how to succeed as a young communication professional.

Roaming, EP Plenary, and Erasmus (Tweets of the Week, Ep. 7)
Brexit 16-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Roaming, Parliament plenary, and Erasmus

This week we look at the end of roaming, the European Parliament plenary, and Erasmus turning 30.

Global Europe 14-02-2017

Farage disparages Muslim immigration, says Europeans agree

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage expressed anger at the European Union in a heated debate this morning (14 February). Farage stated that leaders are ignoring the true wishes of Europeans.

Politics 02-02-2017

Yellow Academy: Lobbying for hearts and minds

The EURACTIV Institute’s Yellow Academy is a series of 7 workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.

Central Europe 25-01-2017

Commission presents new measures to manage migration

Today (25 January), EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini presented a number of additional measures to strengthen refugee interception work along the Central Mediterranean migration route, including with Libya.

Tajani wins
Economy & Jobs 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.

Global Europe 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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To ensure that no group gains an unfair advantage over the others, it is crucial that consultations are carried out in full transparency.
Politics 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.

Margaritis Schinas
Digital 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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Big Data & Policy Making
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.

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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Rene Schroeder
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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EU Matters with Lars Erik Gronntun
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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How to play the two-level game
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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Giles Keane: Adapting your message to your audience
Politics 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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Defensive communication: countering criticism and dealing with bad press
Politics 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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2016 Public Affairs Forecast

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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Reputation management: becoming a community driven organisation
Politics 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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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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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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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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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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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.