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16 September 2010: “Principles of regulating lobbying in USA. Recommendations for Ukraine” A video conference from Washington, DC

On 16 September 2010, the first of a series of videoconferences on the regulation of lobbying activity took place in the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

Professor James Thurber, guest in the Washington studio, is a noted expert  on  political administrative systems, director of Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and founder of the Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute at American University, Washington, DC.  In 2009 Dr. Thurber participated as a foreign expert in a conference organized by Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice on examining the Ukrainian draft law  “On Lobbying” (see biographical note).

This event was supported by U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, Fulbright Program in Ukraine and Parliamentary Development Program II.

Videoconference series on experience of foreign countries in regulating lobbying

Professional Lobbying and Advocacy Institute is starting a series of videoconferences and web debates with leading international scholars and experts on lobbying and citizen representation.

Sessions will present leading foreign experience in regulating lobbying, methods of counteracting conflicts of interest and the principles of a code of ethics.  Representatives of state government institutions who serve as expert reviewers of draft law  “On lobbying.”  Others may register by completing the appropriate form online.

Please check for announcements.

You can find out about the project “On Lobbying” right here.

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