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47, Gospodar Jevremova Street, IV Floor, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 3281 958, 3281 965
e-mail: office@fic.org.rs


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29. October 2018.

Course on Legitimate Interest Representation and Effective Lobbying

Course on Legitimate Interest Representation and Effective Lobbying – How to do it in Western Balkans, organised by European Center for Peace and Development, ECPD, at Terazije 41 from October 29-31


Main Topics:

-       Typology of interest representation, public advocacy, government and community relations

-       Defining  legal, legitimate and ethical lobbying

-       Lobbying regulations and self-regulations

-       Trends in lobbying in Brussels, in USA and in Western Balkans

-       Features of modern policy networking

-       Developing lobbying strategies, selection of tactics and Introduction to effective techniques and working methods

-       Competencies and skills of successful lobbyists

-       Effective visits of important and relevant institutions

-       Consideration of relative experiences and the best practice examples

-       Negotiating techniques – strategies of Win-Win outcomes  

-       Communication management and contacts with the media


Corporate professionals in Serbia that fulfil several criteria: long-term experience in corporate work, the position of decision maker, education, international aspect of doing business, level of knowledge of the English language, knowledge and relations with the regulatory sphere. For allowing interactive and didactically effective learning process the group is limited to 20 participants.


This is the first course organised in Belgrade, dedicated to business representatives and diplomats operating in the Western Balkans. Faculty of the Course includes internationally recognized experts with practical experience in interest representation and lobbying.

This 3-day course provides participants with advanced skills and competencies for effective lobbying. The program is focused on the specific requirements needed for lobbying in this regional environment.

Each participant will work on a professionally relevant case study under mentorship also 3 months after the course.

Participants will receive a comprehensive Lobbying Handbook (with slides and links to latest literature).

Members of the Foreign Investors Council in Serbia will receive a 10% discount on the participation fee.

WHЕRE?  ECPD Headquarters, Terazije 41, 11 Belgrade


WHEN?   29-31 October

If interested to participate, please fill in the application form (write the “FIC member’’ next to the company name) and send it directly to the organizer: office@ecpd.org.rs;   

To learn more about the Course, visit www.ecpd.org;  inquiries also at phone: 011-324 60 45.



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