AVAILABLE ALSO AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S PRESS SHOP, THE PARLAMENTARIUM’S MUSEUM SHOP, LIBRAIRIE FILIGRANES, THE EUROPEAN BOOKSHOP, LIBRAIRIE 1992 SCHUMAN, AND THE PRESS SHOPS IN CHARLEMAGNE, LEX, BERLAYMONT, AND JUSTUS LIPSIUS

Description

How do you gain influence and publicity in the European Parliament?

How do you compete successfully with the Council and the Commission?

How can you use reporters and lobbyists to advance your political career?

HOW TO RUN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT offers a unique look behind the scenes and reveals the secret tactics and manoeuvres Members of the European Parliament need to master in order to prevail.

This brutally honest tutorial is a must-read for all MEPs, assistants, public servants, academics, lobbyists, and journalists who want to understand how power politics is played.

CONTENTS

GAIN POWER
  • Build Your Team
  • Build Your Network
  • Build Your Reputation
STEER THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
  • Join the Right Committees
  • Pick the Best Reports
  • Table Amendments Strategically
  • Unite Your Group Behind You
  • Negotiate with Impact
  • Maximise Your Votes
  • Control the Trilogues
GET RENOMINATED
  • Be Present in Your Constituency
  • Represent Your Party
  • Secure a Front Position
GAIN PUBLIC SUPPORT
  • Appeal to Your Target Audiences
  • Gain Publicity