In defence of lobbying

EPACA Chairman, Karl Isaksson discussed the topic “Who is really writing our laws” in a panel discussion on the Deutsche Welle show Agenda on 2 April.

03 May 2013

EPACA and Transparency

In an ongoing series of events, the European Public Affairs’ Consultancies Association holds a panel discussion on transparency in the public relations-public affairs sector in Brussels. Panellists include representatives of Transparency International, the OECD and the European Commission.

19 April 2013

Lobbying the EP – Best & Worst Practices

EPACA members gathered on 9 January 2013 for an informal discussion with representatives from the European Parliament on best and worst lobby practices. MEP Malcolm Harbour (ECR, UK) and Constantin Gissler, Assistant to MEP Jürgen Creutzmann (ALDE, Germany) generously shared thoughts and insights from their work and the fifty-something workshop participants enjoyed a straight-forward dialogue on best practices for European Parliament lobbying.

21 January 2013

Code of Conduct Video

EPACA is a representative trade association for professional public affairs consultancies active in the EU marketplace. It currently consists of 42 companies and represents a significant proportion of the professional PA services providers in the EU market place. All EPACA members have signed the EPACA code of conduct. Our work contributes to a healthy democratic process, acting as a link between the world of business and civil society and European policy-makers

08 May 2012