​Advocating for the public good:
gearing up for the German presidency of the Council

This training aims at helping those working for the public good across Europe enhance their understanding of EU decision-making processes and their influencing skills. This EU academy will be set in the context of the upcoming German Council Presidency, focusing on the role of the Council of the EU, its rotating presidency and how to influence it.

When & where

Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 March 2020
Venue: Holland House Brussels, opposite the European Parliament
(Rue d'Arlon/Aarlenstraat 20, B-1050 Brussels)


An interactive and practical two-day training drawing from multiple cases on EU decision-making and influencing with Marc-Olivier Herman (EUChanger & Oxfam), Joost Mulder (Better Europe) and insiders from the EU institutions.

For who

All those working for a more inclusive and sustainable Europe at national or EU-level. This training is especially relevant for organisations seeking to develop or improve their influencing on issues where EU policy and legislation are key.

Programme & trainers


Price € 350

Lunch and drinks included. Exempt of VAT. Participants travelling to Brussels for the training will have to support their own travel and accommodation costs. Reservation effective on receipt of payment. We are able to offer some pro bono spaces. If the fee is an issue for you and you are a young graduate with a keen interest in the EU and eager to work for the public interest, send us an email.



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Looking back at EUAcademy October 2019

If you would like to see the programme and trainers of the previous EUAcademy, you can find it here. Check out the blogs on the EUAcademy page to read what some of the participants had to say.


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