Lobbying and Advocacy at EU level: “Tips for Brussels trips”
Practical support to companies, public authorities and non-profits in advocating effectively at the European institutions and networking in generally.
Course Starts on 14th November!

Lobbying and Advocacy at EU level: “Tips for Brussels trips”

Practical support to companies, public authorities and non-profits in advocating effectively at the European institutions and networking in generally

Why to take this course?

The training for lobby at EU institutions “Tips for Brussels’ trips” focuses on supporting companies, public authorities and non-profits in advocating effectively at the European institutions and networking in generally. It is composed with introductory part dedicated to basics of advocacy and lobby and then offers practical know-how on EU Brussels’ institutions through a visit to the European Parliament. It aims at bringing short and long terms gains for clients and empower them to independently continue advocating for their interests or specific cause. The training will be conducted by experienced experts actively lobbying for companies, representing regional public authorities and CSOs with long stating experience in lobby and knowledge of the EU bubble in Brussels.

  • today 14 - 15 November 2017
  • room
    Science 14 Atrium
    – Rue de La Science 14b, Brussels (Belgium)
  • European Parliament
    – Rue de Trèves 3, Brussels (Belgium)
  • European Comission
    – Charlemagne building, Wetstraat 170, Brussels (Belgium)
  • EUR 690
    – EARLY BIRD fee (valid only for registration before 31 October 2017)
  • EUR 790
    – Regular participation fee
How to advocate effectively to the European institutions and networking
Register
9:00 - 10:00
 
09:30 - 11:00
  • Introduction
  • Lobbying vs. advocacy
  • ABC of ordinary legislative procedure in the EU
  • What lobbying and advocacy tools are efficient for my organization?
10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00
  • Tips for Brussels’ trips for CSOs:
  • European Umbrellas, European Parliament, the Commission and the EEAS
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:00
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:00
04:00 - 15:30
  • Tips for Brussels’ trips for Companies:
  • European lobby companies lobby at the European Parliament, the Commission and the EEAS
15:00 - 16:00
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00
16:00 - 17:30
  • Tips for Brussels’ trips for public authorities:
  • How to run the European representation office and lobby at European Parliament, the Commission and the EEAS?
17:00 - 18:00
 
Practical know-how on EU Institutions in Brussels
Register
09:30 - 12:30
  • Practical know-how on EU Institutions in Brussels through a visit to the European Parliament.
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 17:30
  • Practical know-how on EU Institutions in Brussels through a visit to the European Comission.

 

Course leader:

Marko Paunovic

Consultant, moderator, and social entrepreneur with experience in the field of fundraising, non-formal education, organizational and project management. In recent years he has been lobbying the European institutions and closely follow EU policies in the fields of cohesion, social entrepreneurship, enlargement, digitalization, education, and youth. He is the founder and CEO of Out of the Box International, an international think-tank based in Brussels dealing with social innovations.

Dino Babić

Regional economy expert focusing on ICT applied to regional development projects. Ten years of experience in developing, managing and evaluating European projects. President of the European Projects Association (Brussels, Belgium). Permanent Member of the TIPIK External Experts Team for the European Commission DG Communication Visitors Centre (Brussels, Belgium). Co-Funder of the European Academy for Education and Social Research (Dublin, Ireland). Project Evaluator for the Horizon 2020 Program of the European Commission – Research Executive Agency. Evaluator for the European Research Area Network. Worked in the International cooperation and EU affairs department of the Region of Istria for 7 years as Senior Expert Associate for the development of International projects and was Official representative of the Region of Istria (Croatia) to the EU institutions in Brussels for 4 years. PhD in Transborder Policies for the Daily Life at the International University Institute for European Studies in Gorizia (Italy) researching the role of multimedia communication in the enhancement of the perception of the effects of EU policies by the citizens. Master in e-Business and e-Government technologies and Degree in Regional Economy at the University of Trieste (Italy).

Katarina Šipić

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Event Properties

Event Date 14 November 2017
Event End Date 15 November 2017
Regular participation fee €790.00
Early bird fee €690.00(Until 31 October 2017)
Location
Science 14 Atrium
Rue de la Science 14A
Science 14 Atrium
€790.00
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About Course promoters:

The European Academy for education and social research is an institution addressed at developing a better Europe through the knowledge sharing and a research based use of the Information and Communication Technologies. The European Academy for education and social Research achieves its education aim through the European Projects Academy. The social research, instead, is conducted through the My Europa platform that is based on the results of a research project of the European Projects Association.

The European Projects Academy is an educational programme created by the European Academy for Education and Social Research in collaboration with the European Projects Association. The courses are tailored to provide a collaborative and stimulating environment for leaning through in-class lectures, case studies and workshops led by professors, project managers, consultants and European affair advisors. Each course also includes individual work on My Europa platform (www.my-europa.eu), that is a web-based lifelong eLearning platform designed to develop European projects. The My Europa platform fosters the use of the Information and Communication Technologies in order to create a new generation of professionals able to use the European funds more efficiently, enhancing the absorption capacity of the involved stakeholders and lowering the overall costs of the entire lifecycle of European projects.


European Projects Association (EPA) is a politically independent nonprofit organization focused on research and development, innovation and internationalization of good practices in European Projects. The use of innovative information and communication technologies is a distinctive characteristic of this leading cooperation network dedicated to the European projects stakeholders. EPA supports the goals of organizations, experts and individuals with a complete set of ICT tools on My Europa platform and services that foster development, effective implementation and efficient dissemination of EU projects. EPA is a recognized innovative actor at the European level as a point in which knowledge and experience meet to create an ideal multimedia environment for the development of European projects.


Association Informo is a non-profit organization working to encourage employment through various forms of education, organization of seminars and consultations. As a non-profit organization, Informo acts with an aim to improve the life conditions of the citizens in various areas with a special attention to the youth and the unemployed.

In addition, Informo performs consultations in regards to preparation and implementation of projects which apply for national and international funding (EU, UN, and others) and the implementation and evaluation of projects financed by EU funds, providing information services on the EU options, and other consulting and educational services with international experts.

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COURSE LOCATION

Science14 Atrium, Rue de La Science 14b Brussels (Belgium)

Your address in the heart of Europe

 

At Science 14 Atrium, a prestigious workspace located in the heart of the EU district.

You will find the services you need to set up your address in Brussels and the office and meeting room facilities to effectively run your project.

You can quickly start your business and get pay as you go access to functional and flexible spaces for your meetings.

 

At Science 14 Atrium, powered by Halldis, you will also find the right contacts that will help you develop your projects.

The building brings with it an access to a professional network of companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs working closely with the EU Institutions.

Professionals are engaged in networking through regular events and receptions, training courses, conferences and seminars are also organized on a daily basis.

 

Through Halldis’ portfolio of serviced apartments, you can stay in a fully furnished apartment located centrally near the EU district each time you are in Brussels.

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www.science14.com       www.halldis.com/brussels

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