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Will Germany’s change of leadership shift the EU foreign policy?

Earlier this month, Europe and the world bid official goodbye to Angela Merkel as chancellor of Germany. The global media coverage was extensive as she had been a unifying force for the European Union for the past 16 years. Following the general elections on 26th September that saw the Social Democrats (SPD) claim a surprise … Continued

How does the European Union make policy?

The Whitehouse Communications team now provide detailed training on how companies, trade associations, campaign groups and professional bodies can engage with and influence the European Union’s complex decision-making process. This is one key element of engagement to protect and promote markets, protect consumers and secure mutual recognition for qualifications. A short case study on the … Continued

How coronavirus policy has failed women across the EU

Women have been disproportionately impacted by coronavirus. They populate the jobs on the frontline, hailed by governments as “heroic”, and yet are simultaneously forgotten about in coronavirus policies which often put women at unnecessary risk on the job, financially and at home. Here’s why gender matters and why EU countries must do more to protect … Continued

Europe’s populist politicians are here to stay

When cheers rang out below the Eiffel Tower where supporters of French president Emmanuel Macron gathered to support their candidate’s election victory, sighs of relief were heard at the Berlaymont building in Brussels where EU policymakers feared the election of a far right Eurosceptic. Is Macron’s election victory a sign of waning populism across Europe … Continued

Whitehouse sustainable food systems policy bites – April 2022

Every month, the Whitehouse food and nutrition policy team brings you the latest policy and regulatory developments, helping you understand and shape the future of sustainable food systems. You can subscribe to our newsletter here to get exclusive insights directly into your inbox. In addition, below you can find some of the top stories that caught … Continued

Whitehouse sustainable food systems policy bites – March 2022

Every month, the Whitehouse food and nutrition policy team brings you the latest policy and regulatory developments, helping you understand and shape the future of sustainable food systems. You can subscribe to our newsletter here to get exclusive insights directly into your inbox. In addition, below you can find some of the top stories that caught … Continued

Whitehouse Communications expands its Public Affairs & Political Communications training courses ahead of upcoming legislative changes under the EU Green Deal

With significant changes to EU legislation foreseen throughout 2022 in a number of sectors, Whitehouse Communications has renovated its tailored EU Public Affairs training and education offer to provide organisations with the relevant know-how, strategies and practical tools to understand, navigate and shape the legislation that affects them.   With the EU working to overhaul existing … Continued

Whitehouse sustainable food systems policy bites – February 2022

Every month, the Whitehouse food and nutrition policy team brings you the latest policy and regulatory developments, helping you understand and shape the future of sustainable food systems. You can subscribe to our newsletter here to get exclusive insights directly into your inbox. In addition, below you can find some of the top stories that caught … Continued

Consistency is key – sanctions as a foreign policy tool

Last week, legislation was laid in Parliament as part of measures to urge Russia to end its campaign of aggression in Ukraine. This legislation now provides a framework for the strongest sanctions regime the UK has had against Russia. In practice, the legislation will allow the UK to impose sanctions on Russian businesses and individuals … Continued

Lobbying “the Brussels way” – EU experts share their views on business lobbying in Whitehouse’s webinar on “The dos and don’ts of business lobbying in the EU”

How can businesses effectively inform and add value to the EU policy-making processes? How did lobbying evolve in the last decades? And how does one lobby in “the Brussels way”? These, and many more questions, were addressed in Whitehouse Communications’ webinar on “The dos and don’ts of business lobbying in the EU”. Moderated by Whitehouse’s … Continued

How the European Commission’s sustainability ambitions put pressure on food businesses

“Sustainability requirements”, “sustainability performance”, “a sustainable path” or “sustainability challenge” are just a few examples of the 162 times that “sustainability” is mentioned in the EU Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy – the Commission’s flagship initiative that seeks to incentivise the transition to healthier and – you guessed it – more sustainable food systems. With … Continued