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    The Austrian Presidency could derail the EU's plans ahead of the 2019 changeover

      Austria takes over the EU presidency on July 1, and its six-month tenure is already making waves. Partly, this has to do with the fact that this will be the last full presidency before the EU change-over begins with the European Parliament elections between May 23 and 26 next year and a new Commission in the autumn. There are around 60 priority pending proposals in the Commission’s 2018 work programme to be settled by Council and Parliament but Vienna thereby has ... Read More
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    Is Europe ungovernable heading into the 2019 changeover?

    “Europe is back,” “the wind is back in Europe’s sails,” “France and Germany will together propel Europe forward” – oh dear, Italy delivers “stinging rebuke” to Europe, “steps back” from the EU, “issues warning” to Europe, “repudiates Brussels”. A week used to be a long time in politics: this was the mood shift in just half a day from the 2-1 vote by German SPD members to back a third grand coalition (‘GroKo’) with Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2005 to ... Read More
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    Acumen reinforces its healthcare offer with new Strategy Director

    Acumen, a leading public affairs company in Brussels, announced today that Thomas Bols is joining as Strategy Director. He will primarily focus on reinforcing Acumen’s already well-established healthcare practice, bringing specific expertise in assisting healthcare companies and associations with their strategic communications and public affairs projects.

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    New and familiar faces at acumen public affairs

    Acumen is pleased to announce new team hires aimed at consolidating the growing business of the company in various policy areas.

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    “Journalism covers the EU well – for the elite”

    David Gow, Senior Advisor to acumen public affairs, recently moderated ... Read More
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    Season's greetings from acumen public affairs

     

    Everyone at acumen public affairs wishes you a wonderful holiday season!

    Abigail, Agnès, Alex, Alexandra, Elaine, Eva, Fabienne, George, Giles, Katarina, Maëlle, Maissane, Misachi, Nikos and Sophie

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    Alex King wins Promising Newcomer award at EuroPAwards 2017

    Acumen Consultant, Alex King, has been awarded the Promising Newcomer ... Read More
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    Acumen announces new hires and internal promotions

    Acumen public affairs has announced an expansion of its team ... Read More
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    Join our "Power to the people" workshop at the EHFG in Gastein

    Re-imagining health systems with people at their centre   Wednesday, 4 October ... Read More
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