European office

The Public Affairs Council is the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide.

Events & Programs

Writing & Storytelling for Advocacy

Workshop
9 February 2023

What will the EU policy priorities be for 2023? What can public affairs professionals expect from the EU legislative agenda in the first months of the year? Join our discussion with EU policy expert Doru Frantescu to gain data-driven insights into these questions and be better prepared for the challenges ahead.

Setting the Foundations for a Successful Public Affairs Strategy

Training seminar
14 February 2023

Join this first of four training seminars focusing on core public affairs skills in 2023, where we will explore the mindset and foundational steps needed to set up a successful public affairs strategy that works for you and your organization.

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In Person Roundtable
16 February 2023

Strong negotiation skills are an asset for public affairs professionals. The right approach can ensure that key interlocutors – internal or external – are persuaded of the merits of your position and agree to take your interests into account. Join this discussion to hear from experts on negotiation techniques that work, and how to apply those techniques to meetings with policy-makers, coalition partners, service providers, or your HR team during your next salary negotiation.

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Special event
22 & 23 June 2023

The Brussels study tour is designed specifically for public affairs senior executives who want to gain a better understanding of the EU’s public affairs, advocacy, and lobby environment. Gain knowledge and connections necessary to effectively advocate for your interests within the EU.

Signature Event

eu-lobbying

Special event
22 & 23 June 2023

The Brussels study tour is designed specifically for public affairs senior executives who want to gain a better understanding of the EU’s public affairs, advocacy, and lobby environment. Gain knowledge and connections necessary to effectively advocate for your interests within the EU.

Custom Training

We can provide your organization with customized presentations and training. PAC members organizations can request free briefings, as well as robust, customized training and presentations for a reduced fee. Click on the button below to find out more.

All employees of members of the Public Affairs Council are eligible to participate in our programs and services.

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András Baneth
Senior Advisor, European Office
(+32) 496.20.14.16 | email

  • European & EU public affairs
  • Public affairs strategy
  • Science communication
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João Sousa
Managing Director, European Office
(+32) 476 63 95 03 | email

  • European government affairs
  • Strategic communication and planning
  • Risk and crisis communication

European Advisory Group

The European Advisory Group serves in a consultative capacity to share their perspective on the needs of the public affairs community, help guide the Council as it grows in this market and provide expertise on programming and best practices for working with European institutions including governmental bodies, media, community leaders and NGOs. Click on the button below to find out more.

The Council views the public affairs profession from a global perspective, and our aim is to help you and your team maximize your effectiveness in every market in which you operate.