EU GR ForumBrussels, February 23–24, 2023
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EU GR Forum is a hybrid (both online and offline) two-day conference for public affairs and government relations professionals from the European Union member-states. It includes a series of panel discussions, keynotes, presentations, and GR cases for advancing knowledge in regulatory, lobbying, and good governance standards of the region. The main goal of the event is to boost participants’ skills, inspire them with new ideas, as well as provide them with a platform for networking and building new connections.


Feb, 23 12:00 PM CET
Panel Discussion

Green Lobbying - Sustainability Projects as a Joint Playing Field for Key Industry Stakeholders

  • Vested interest versus lobbying for environmentally beneficial regulations
  • ESG criteria: A compliance tool or genuine solution for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the private sector?
  • Climate lobbying actors: Trade associations, industry alliances and coalitions – sectoral unity for tangible policy influence

Feb, 23 2:00 PM CET
Panel Discussion

Cybersecurity and Digitalization as a New Collaboration Ground for EU Member States and Businesses

  • Challenges of emerging digital regulations
  • Cybersecurity, cyber threats and EU actions ensuring stability
  • The role of PPPs in digital transitioning

Feb, 24 10:00 AM CET
Panel Discussion

Ukraine-Russia war and its long-term impact on the EU Affairs

  • Energy crisis: how businesses and governments collaborate to find the way through

  • Sanctions on Russia: how do EU companies deal with the loss of the Russian market and clients?

  • With the above two issues, is helping Ukraine through the war still a priority?

Feb, 24 12:00 PM CET
Panel Discussion

The European Public Affairs on the loose — updated outlook

  • Increasing the level of transparency of GR processes and what it requires from GR teams
  • GRECO standards and Conflict of interests — what is changing in the EU lobbying
  • Global giants’ lobbying on the EU market — finding the balance between corporate and customers’ interests

Feb, 24 2:00 PM CET
Big Ideas Stage
Panel Discussion

Workforce diversity in GR: going beyond gender equality

  • Diversity of GR teams: why the creation of the new Ariel mermaid is important for society

  • For the sake of efficiency and belonging: how representation in GR will affect the industry’s work

  • GR talent pool - what needs to be changed to achieve diversity, not only in gender


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Piotr Czarnowski, President at FIRST Public Relations

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Jordan Minov, CEO, APRA at APRA Porter Novelli Balkans Communication Group


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