On October 2nd, Lene Topp from Schuman Associates conducted a tailored training on EU funding for corporations and trade associations for selected members of the Public Affairs Council. During the training the participants obtained an understanding of EU funding and why it matters as well as insights on how to position and tender for funds managed by the European Commission.
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Schuman Associates supportied partners from Hungary and Romania to organise the workshop ‘Smart solutions for citizens’ under the umbrella of the Open Days 2015.
Schuman Associates has been included in the Capacity Catalogue - a new online publication to help civil society leaders identify their organisations’ strengths, their weaknesses, and think critically about where and how to improve.
On 4th June, Schuman Associates organised Roundtable lunch in the European Parliament as part of running the secretariat for the Anti-Money Laundering Europe Association.
On 6 and 7 May 2015, Schuman Associates participated in the 5th European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels to discuss new ways to enhance collaboration between the public and private actors in disaster preparedness and response.
Luncheon discussion in Brussels for the visit of Irish Minister of European Affairs and Data Protection
On 18th March 2015, Schuman Associates and Enterprise Ireland co-organised a high-level luncheon discussion in Brussels for the visit of Irish Minister of European Affairs and Data Protection, Mr. Dara Murphy for the occasion of St. Patrick's Day.
Senior members of the Irish and Belgian business community were invited to contribute in a discussion around improving the relations between Belgium and Ireland and how Irish business can better succeed in Europe.
On 3rd December, Schuman Associates as secretariat of Anti Money Laundering Europe organised a lunch seminar hosted by MEP Timothy Kirkhope at the European Parliament. The event was a great success as it developed into an informal trialogue meeting over the upcoming 4thAnti-Money Laundering Directive.
On 13 November, the Nickel Institute and the Surface Engineering Association organised a breakfast briefing with the support of Schuman Associates on the topic of "EU 2020 and Industrial Competitiveness: SMEs in the Surface Engineering Sector" in the European Parliament in Brussels.
On 29 October Schuman Associates together with the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the international audit and accounting network BDO organised a Panel Discussion on Smart Regulation for SMEs, attended by Brussels based European business organisations, representatives of companies from around Europe, EU institutions and diplomats. The event focused on the impact of regulation to medium sized enterprises in Europe and possible ways to reduce regulatory burden.
Schuman Associates participated in the Surface Engineering Gala Dinner and Awards 2014, the biennial event that recognizes, rewards and celebrates excellence in all branches of surface finishing in the U.K. The prestigious awards ceremony was hosted by Lord Hoyle and Mr. Dave Elliott, CEO of the Surface Engineering Association (SEA) and President of the European Committee for Surface Treatment (CETS).
Brussels has been buzzing all week with the expected news of the Commissioners designate and their portfolios. Despite earlier ‘leaks’ the eventual official announcement by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker brought some surprises. Dr. Fiona Murray, Partner at Schuman Associates has contributed to the PubAffairs "Week in Brussels" with her analysis of Novelties and Challenges for the New Commission.
We are proud to recommend Le Monde article "Rethinking the Africa-Europe relationship around the economy for a new Brussels Consensus"co-authored by our colleauge Thierno Diop, Senior Africa Advisor.
We are delighted to announce that Schuman Associates has further expanded in Europe with the opening of our new Greek presence.
Working Breakfast on “Surface Engineering – European SMEs for a Global Sustainable Manufacturing Future”
Schuman Associates organized in cooperation with the European Committee for Surface Treatment (CETS) and SME Europe a Working Breakfast on "Surface Engineering – European SMEs for a Global Sustainable Manufacturing Future" on March 19th 2014 in the European Parliament's Members Salon.
AME - Anti Money Laundering Europe seminar co-hosted by MEP Dr Krisjanis Karins and Mr Christophe Zeeb, EESC Member
On 3rd December Schuman Associates, which acts as a secretariat of AME- Anti Money Laudering Europe, organized a lunch seminar at the European Economic and Social Committee. The event was Co-hosted by MEP Dr Krisjanis Karins and Mr Christophe Zeeb, EESC Member. Speakers included DG Markt, the Lithuanian Presidency and MEP Judith Sargentini, co- rapporteur of the 4th AML Directive.
Schuman Associates organised “Financing mid-sized companies for growth” seminar in the European Parliament
On 27th November 2013, Danish MEP Bendt Bendtsen co-hosted a breakfast briefing in the European Parliament with BDO International. The briefing on access to finance for European companies focused on the specific needs of the European mid-sized companies with regards to funding as well as generally addressing their challenges when it comes to growth.
On 26th November, Jan Dröge, Partner at Schuman Associates, will give a training on EU External Aid Programmes to the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce.