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The ECPA updated its data management policy in light of the General Data Protection Regulation.

The European Centre for Public Affairs (The ECPA), is a non-profit think-tank whose mission is to promote excellence in EU public affairs through 1) the exchange of best practices, 2) insights sharing form peers and EU officials, and 3) staff training. The ECPA is a cross-sectoral and neutral organisation. Purpose of the ECPA database To achieve its mission, the ECPA…read more →

Key success factors for EU Affairs teams

Mark Dober, Senior Director of head-hunting firm Ellwood Atfield and Malte Lohan, President of SEAP, led a discussion on how corporates and associations can optimize their public affairs impact. Topics ranged from skillset to remuneration. The presentation can be accessed here.

The Lobbyist of the Future

On 19 January, the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA), the Society of European Affairs Professionals(SEAP) and The European Centre for Public Affairs (the ECPA) hosted a joint event – The Lobbyist of the Future. With Lies Craeynest, Head of Private Sector (interim) at Oxfam, Renatte Georgescu, European External Affairs at Unilever and Vice-President at SEAP and Karen Massin, CEO…read more →

Survey on the importance of media for EU public affairs practitioners

The ECPA published today the results of its survey on the perceived importance of EU media in relation to intelligence gathering and influencing policy-making. The survey was carried out in November and December 2015 amongst senior public affairs professionals representing companies and trade associations. Highlights of this survey include: When asked which media outlets are very useful sources of information,…read more →