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.
- Build Your Team
- Build Your Network
- Build Your Reputation
- 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
- Be Present in Your Constituency
- Represent Your Party
- Secure a Front Position
- Appeal to Your Target Audiences
- Gain Publicity