This course is given in the Dutch language.
Effective influencing of policy and advocacy in the context of European policy is a permanent area of interest for Dutch ministries, decentralised authorities, businesses and other parties. Active and early influence is crucial to achieve results and to avoid possible ´misfits´ between European initiatives and the party´s own policy or company goals. This not only requires substantial preparations but also excellent communication and lobbying skills.
In the course, the European arena, policy preparation within the European Commission, the role of the European Parliament and the Council, the (in)formal working culture and processes within these institutions will be discussed. You will prepare a short ´position paper´ based on your own file, you will practice lobbying and you will create a strategic plan for your approach.
What will you learn?
The most important goal of the course is improving your strategic knowledge and ability to professionally represent the interests of your employer in the European Union.
After completing the course you will be able to:
- Comprehend and effectively influence the European decision-making processes
- Articulate your interest in a convincing manner
- Create a lobbying and communication strategy
Is this course for you?
The training is for (policy) employees of the central government, decentralized authorities and public affairs employees at businesses or other organizations that are directly confronted with European legislative processes. This is an experienced and versatile public-private target group. The Clingendael Institute developed the training and is responsible for its content.
- Location : Clingendael Institute, The Hague
- Period : Sep 10 2018 - Sep 11 2018
- Level : Professional
- Language : Dutch
- Prices from : € 1,272.00
- Deadline : Closed
- Theme : Governance & Leadership