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Nov 02
2015

PACE SUPPORTS DEGEPOL’S INITIATIVE FOR A “INTERESSENBEAUFTRAGTER” at DEUTSCHER BUNDESTAG

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P.A.C.E – Public Affairs Community of Europe – is pleased to support de|ge|pol’s initiative towards implementing a “Interessenbeauftragter” at Deutscher Bundestag – a new transparency initiative with the aim of appointing a Commissioner for the Representation of Interests at the German Bundestag. PACE considers this initiative to be a landmark project to the discussion about transparency in… View Article

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Apr 17
2015

TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHED ITS REPORT ON “LOBBYING IN EUROPE”

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Transparency International has published on April 15th,2015 its report on “Lobbying in Europe”. The aim of the report should be the examination of lobbying practices and the state-of-art of Regulation in 19 European countries and within the three core EU institutions.  More information available on Transparency International website: http://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/publication/lobbying_in_europe Download TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL – “Lobbying In Europe”

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Feb 09
2015

Irish Government in the process of enacting the Registration of Lobbying Bill 2014 

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We hereby publish a communication forwarded by OECD. OECD has informed that the Irish Government is in the process of enacting the Registration of Lobbying Bill 2014 and now wish to appoint a Head of Lobbying Regulation, who will be responsible for the set-up, management and implementation of the Lobbying Register.  As the representative for Lobbying Regulation in Ireland,… View Article

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Apr 29
2014

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

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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:… View Article

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Apr 28
2014

Conferência “O Lóbi numa sociedade democrática”

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The Portuguese Assembleia Da Republica is organizing an important Conference, which will take place next Wednesday, 2nd of July, in Lisbon. Our PACE member, María Rosa Rotondo, will be speaking with Janos Bartok from the OECD. You will find the live-tweeting of the event at the @lobby_es account and you are welcome to retweet and comment as well. The full program… View Article

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Mar 01
2014

Mandatory register of lobbyists: a proposal from Italy

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Euractive.eu and Bluerating.com wrote about the Forum “Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying. How to Win Back Trust?” organised by OECD. Giuseppe Mazzei, on behalf of Italian Association Il Chiostro and Micol Bertoni, on behalf of PACE Secretariat, spoke about the urgent need of guidelines on lobbying. You can find the articles at the following links: Lobby: forum… View Article

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Jun 28
2013

V European Report on Public Affairs presented by Burson-Marsteller

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Italian Minister Gianpiero D’Alia met Robert Mack, President of of Public Affairs european division at  Burson-Marsteller, a leading company for public relations and communications worldwide. On that occasion, the fifth report on lobbying activity in Europe was presented in the presence of more than 600 politicians from 20 european countries and the Bruxelles area. Read… View Article

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Jun 27
2013

Gemeinsames Bekenntnis – An article by Dominik Meier

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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… View Article

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Jun 25
2013

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

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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,… View Article

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Jun 23
2013

OECD Forum on transparency and integrity in lobbying – Paris, June 27-28

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The OECD Forum on transparency and integrity in lobbying will take place on June 27-28 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. Participants will be representatives from the private sector and civil society to discuss lessons learned from firsthand experiences in designing and implementing rules and guidelines on lobbying. For more information, you can visit… View Article

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