Activists guide to the EU

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Workshop during #FNF12 on how the EU works and how activists can lobby.

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  • Hola, soy Kate Zamba por su nombre, nunca una mujer se ha casado, he visto alots de perfiles, pero soy muy selectiva, usted es uno de mi selección, por favor conmigo en mi dirección de correo electrónico privada escribir amablemente, (katezamba12@yahoo.com) para que yo pueda enviar algunas de mis fotos e introducir mi mismo para usted
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    Hi, am Kate Zamba by name, a female never been married,i have seen alots of profiles but am very selective, you are one of my selection, please kindly write me on my private email address;(katezamba12@yahoo.com) so that i can send you some of my pictures and introduce my self to you
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Activists guide to the EU

  1. 1. HOW THE EU WORKS
  2. 2. European Commission 27 Commissioners and their “Cabinets”  33 Directorates General (DG) ● Units
  3. 3. European Parliament 754 MEPs 20 Committees (LIBE, ITRE, JURI)  Non-political secretariat Political groups (ALDE, EPP, Greens/EFA, etc.)  Own staff (for ex. on http://eppgroup.eu)
  4. 4. European Parliament 2009-2014
  5. 5. European Council Member States and their “Perm Reps” More than 150 Committees and Working groups Presidency: Jul-Dec 2012: Cyprus, Jan-Jun 2013: Ireland
  6. 6. Ordinary Legislative Procedure http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legislature_of_the_European_Union#Ordinary_legislative_procedure
  7. 7. European Parliament➔ One “lead Committee”➔ Opinion Committees➔ Rapporteur and Shadow rapporteurs➔ Discussions in Committee meetings➔ Amendments➔ Vote in Committees➔ Vote in Plenary
  8. 8. EDRi papers: Activist guide Top ten advocacy tips: ● 01 Be early. ● 02 Be reliable. ● 03 Be honest. ● 04 Be understanding. ● 05 Be nice! ● 06 Be thorough. ● 07 Be brief. ● 08 Be consistent. ● 09 Be personal. ● 10 Be a bridge builder.
  9. 9. Useful Links:https://pad.foebud.org/HowEUEDRi booklet: “Activist guide through the Brusselsmaze”http://edri.org/papers

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