As the EU lobbying and transparency landscape continues to shift, SEAP’s role as the voice of European affairs professionals is more important than ever. We need to continue showing the way on professional standards and ethics as interest representation goes digital. Equally important, we have to ensure that the doors remain open for European affairs professionals of all stripes to provide their views on the policy process, thus contributing to ever better policy outcomes.
Malte Lohan, Former President of SEAP
Why have hundreds of EU affairs professionals joined SEAP?
- TRUST MARK – As European Affairs professionals, you are expected to adhere to the highest standards of excellence in your daily work. SEAP aims at being the trust mark of the profession by operating a Code of Conduct and setting and championing standards of ethical conduct. As a SEAP member, you are seen to be committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour.
- SUPPORT – As your organisation, SEAP is committed to supporting you in your professional role, providing practical support and guidance regarding the Transparency Register as well as training opportunities and relevant information on policy updates, positions, and data.
- REPRESENTATION – SEAP is the authoritative representative of the interests of the profession to the EU institutions, stakeholders and the public. SEAP is in continuous contact with the institutions and organises regular meetings for members to discuss with EU officials subjects which are of importance for the profession.
- NETWORKING – SEAP gives you access to like-minded professionals from all sectors and organisations of all sizes, and provides relevant platforms for members to meet. SEAP helps you expand your network of contacts by giving you the opportunity to connect with people you would not necessarily meet and to exchange knowledge and experience with them.