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’s position paper on the IIA on a mandatory TR and on the European Parliament’s mandate
SEAP has released its position paper on the European Commission’s proposal for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a Mandatory Transparency Register and on the European Parliament’s negotiating mandate. Please find the text in the link below. SEAP position on IIA mandatory register and the European Parliament mandate.
- SEAP talks about the future of lobbying
SEAP participated 1 June 2017 at the 7th Conference EU Public Affairs, organised by Quadriga University in Brussels. Rui Faria da Cunha, SEAP’s Director General, shared with the participants the association’s vision on the future of Public Affairs in general and of the profession in particular.
- AFCO’s chair Danuta Hübner meets SEAP members
On 27 March 2017, on the occasion of it’s annual General Assembly, SEAP received in its head office AFCO’s chair, Prof. Danuta Hübner. During the meeting, SEAP’s president, Malte Lohan, conducted an interview with Prof. Hübner during which topics related to ethical lobbying and transparency were discussed, including the upcoming negotiations …
- SEAP co-organises The Lobbyist of the Future event
On 20 January 2017, SEAP, together with EPACA and the ECPA, hosted a joint event on The Lobbyist of the Future. With Lies Craeynest, policy Advisor, Oxfam, Renatte Georgescu, European External Affairs at Unilever and Vice-President at SEAP and Karen Massin, CEO Brussels at Burson-Marsteller and Board Member at EPACA, …
- SEAP participates at the 2016 Brussels Ekiden
On October 15th SEAP participated for the first time at the Acerta Brussels Ekiden, a charitable marathon relay for teams of six runners and the...
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- Transparency and better regulation in the EU
06/12/2018 in Brussels