Ministries, decentralized governments, companies and other stakeholders have a steady interest in effective policy influencing and public affairs. Together with Clingendael, Dr2 Consultants provides training for public affairs professionals at companies, NGOs and governments who have a direct stake in European policy processes. Participants improve their strategic knowledge and learn how to effectively advance interests in the European Union. After the training participants will have a better insight in European policy processes and how to influence these, participants will be able to convey their message convingly, and they will be able to draft and execute a lobbying strategy and communication plan.