What is SEAP?
SEAP is the Society of European Affairs Professionals established in 1997. It is the recognised organisation of all EU public affairs professionals including those operating in trade associations, corporations, consultancies and other representative bodies. SEAP encourages the highest standards of professionalism for European affairs activity and promotes self-regulation of the profession.
Code of Conduct
SEAP adopted a Code of Conduct in 1997. Since then the Code has been revised and strengthened a number of times and now, through the introduction of a procedure for non-compliance, is an accountable and credible tool for the regulation of the industry. All SEAP members are bound to this code.
- SEAP says…
‘Despite nearly three years of negotiation, the EU institutions fail to agree an improvement in transparency. EU voters cannot be impressed by the blame game and the sheer unwillingness to reach a compromised standard. If the EU institutions cannot find a way in the last waning days of this Parliament …
- SEAP calls on European Institutions to bring the negotiations on a mandatory lobby register to a successful conclusion
Together with Transparency International EU and the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA), SEAP has addressed a joint open letter expressing their concern regarding the state of the ongoing negotiations for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register. Read the full letter here.
- SEAP Board member Paul Wujek debates on transparency & lobbying in the European Parliament
Watch the full interview here.
- SEAP/ECPA hold event on lobbying transparency “The Glass House – Looking at the state of Lobbying Transparency”
- SEAP Press Release on Parliament vote
Press release – SEAP reaction to EP vote
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