EU Academy – Gearing up for the German presidency of the Council

EU Academy – Gearing up for the German presidency of the Council

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The second EU Academy took place in Brussels on 17 and 18 October 2019. Three participants described their EU Academy experience in a blog, available on the EUChanger website. Pre-registration is now open for our next session on 10 and 11 March 2020. Our next EUAcademy will take place in Brussels on 10-11 March 2020. The focus of this two-day interactive training will be on the Council of the European Union in the run up to the German presidency starting on July 1st 2020. We will take participants on a journey through the essentials of EU decision-making and influencing and then dive deeper into the role of the Council and its rotating presidency. The programme of the training will be available in January when we open registrations. [caption id="attachment_778" align="alignleft"…
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Highlights from the first EU Academy

Highlights from the first EU Academy

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A diverse and eager group attended EUChanger’s first training in Brussels on 21 June. Focussing on influencing for the public good in the post-election context, the first EU Academy attracted 20 participants active in a wide range of policy areas including: climate, energy, international development, corporate governance, sustainable finance, tax, and human rights. It was a packed day with expert input from Vote Watch Europe on the outcome of the May European elections, a dynamic training on EU influencing essentials drawing on the experience of EUChanger’s Marc-Olivier Herman and Better Europe’s Joost Mulder, a lunch debate with advisors of various EP political groups and a group simulation on a current legislative file. The feedback we received from many participants shows just how important this type of training is for those…
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