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EU Advocacy Consulting

Our Process

International corporations and regional organizations across the country work with Ballast to understand the European Union’s unique policy environment.

Ballast provides its EU advocacy clients with targeted feedback from senior policymakers at the parliament, the commission, the council of the European Union and policy experts, helping them understand how policymakers at all levels define productive and mutually beneficial advocacy.

The Survey

Policymakers provide input on advocate engagement across 10 key drivers of effectiveness, including credibility, influence, and level of engagement. We then rate an organization’s findings against its peers to contextualize its overall reputation and approach.

The Interviews

Qualitative interviews give policymakers the opportunity to provide confidential feedback to advocates about their engagement. Policymakers provide anecdotal and comparative data that inform our case studies, best practices, and targeted advocacy recommendations.

"I step into politics because I disagree with a lot of things that are happening in this moment, or the last two decades. I try to communicate my message to as many people as possible, that's why I wanted to talk with you. Because this is our future, so I try to speak with as many people as possible."
European Parliament

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