• 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…

  • 14
    Nov
    2011

    Hi,
    It’s time for another blog on the European Union.  Today, I provide an overview into the lobbying business in the EU. 

    Enjoy reading!
    Valerie 

    As the European Union…

  • 22
    Sep
    2011

    Hey everyone!  My name is Valerie and I am the newest bee in Beekeeper Group’s hive. I am from Austria, Europe and have been active in politics for some years in particular at the level of the European Union.

    As of today I am starting a series of blogs about the European Union giving you some insights in its organizational structure and legislative processes. What are its main bodies and institutions? How does influencing public policy work in Brussels?

    I hope you will enjoy reading this post and the ongoing series!

    -Valerie

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