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P.A.C.E. at the OECD Forum on Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying
Apr29

P.A.C.E. at the OECD Forum on Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying

Paris, June 27, 2013 – P.A.C.E. General Secretariat participated in the Forum on “Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying. How to Win Back Trust?” sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), held on June 27th-28th, 2013, at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. P.A.C.E. took part during the second session of the Forum: “Open Government in the 21st century: What level of transparency on lobbying...

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Gemeinsames Bekenntnis – An article by Dominik Meier
Jun27

Gemeinsames Bekenntnis – An article by Dominik Meier

We hereby present you an article by our member Dominik Meier about PACE and Lobbying Regulation. Gemeinsames Bekenntnis. Was ist das Europäische Selbstverständnis der Public-Affairs-Community? In Paris trafen sich Vertreter der Branche, um das herauszufinden. Wohl kaum eine Personalmeldung hat in den vergangenen Wochen für mehr Wirbel gesorgt als diese: Der Staatsminister der Bundeskanzlerin, Eckart von Klaeden (CDU), wechselt Ende...

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Rescue the Register! How to make EU lobby transparency credible and reliable
Jun25

Rescue the Register! How to make EU lobby transparency credible and reliable

Publication date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Author:  Ester Arauzo, Olivier Hoedeman and Rachel Tansey ALTER-EU report about the European Commission and European Parliament’s ‘Joint Transparency Register’ We have now reached a critical juncture in the debate on lobbying disclosure and reform in Brussels. The European Commission and European Parliament are reviewing their Joint Transparency Register, and considering how...

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Commissioner defends transparency of lobbying in Brussels
Jun22

Commissioner defends transparency of lobbying in Brussels

New Europe, June 5, 2013 At an event at the Brussels Press Club heralding the release of the fifthGuide to Effective Lobbying in Europe, EU commissioner Maroš Šefčovič defended the role of lobbying in Brussels. Speaking alongside CEO of lobbying firm Burson Marsteller EMEA Jeremy Galbraith, Šefčovič called lobbying “a legitimate exercise,” going on to later say that it was “part of the political game” and that the common perception of...

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Lobbying regulation in Italy: a new law?
Jun22

Lobbying regulation in Italy: a new law?

Italy is moving toward a new law for the lobbying regulation, which may include the institution of a mandatory registration process for the Public Affairs professionals. Please, find below a list of related articles published by several Italian websites and newspaper: Verso una nuova regolamentazione dell’attività di lobbying in Italia (Sole 24 Ore, May 28, 2013) Lobby, in arrivo una legge per regolamentare il far west (Yahoo...

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