• 30
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    2011
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    Dec
    2011
  • 12
    Dec
    2011

    Hi,

    As my time at the Beekeeper Group is coming to an end so does the blog series on the European Union. In my last post I give an overview about how lobbying in the U.S. differs from lobbying in the European Union.

    A key difference between the lobbying cultures of the EU and the U.S. lies in the approach to funding interest groups and NGOs, as well as political campaigns.

    In the EU, non-profit organizations representing civil society are often the recipient of financial support from the European Commission. In contrast, the American system rarely provides government funding to support…

  • 05
    Dec
    2011
  • 01
    Dec
    2011

    Are you an Advocacy leader? This is a question you will likely hear from us pretty often from now on as we kick-off the first Advocacy Leaders Network event on December 9: Breaking Through on Capitol Hill: Making Noise vs. Making a Difference.

    From the initial response to this new conference series it is clear that there are a large number of advocacy leaders out there. Advocacy leaders have much in common. Aside from having a difficult time describing to friends and family what we actually do for a living, we also…