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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.