NOVE analyses Italian elections

Last Sunday, Italy voted. We've got the details.

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GroKo 2.0

Germany's Social Democrats have approved the coalition agreement with Chancellor Merkel's CDU/CSU. What do the next 4 years hold in store?

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NOVE’s take on EU Industry Day

NOVE reports on the second annual EU Industry Day

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Charles Laroche joins NOVE

NOVE is proud to welcome Charles Laroche to the team.

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NOVE joins platform of Portuguese digital policy professionals

ConnectPT launched on 30 January. NOVE Senior Consultant Frederico do Nascimento Costa is a member of the executive committee.

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NOVE wins award for high-quality web design

NOVE’s website named “Site of the Day” by Awwwards.

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NOVE’s Bubbling Up brings young Brussels professionals together

On 22 November, the Bubbling Up team held its second event at NOVE’s offices in the Hôtel Tassel. Following on from our first event, held in May and on the topic of fake news, the theme of the evening was trade – who we trade with, what we trade with them, and how trade policy is developed in the EU.

The event was well attended by a broad cross-section of young, Brussels-based professionals. The Bubbling Up team was pleased to see participants from the public and private sector, as well as from inside and outside of the “EU Bubble”. The room buzzed with all things trade-related, as attendees enjoyed a glass of wine and a bite to eat.

As usual, the team prepared some interactive games related to the theme, with participants for example casting their votes as to who is the most important EU trade partner for avocados, as well as attempting to separate truth from fiction on our “fact or fake” cards.

This edition featured mini-interviews with young professionals in the trade policy field. Kinga Malinowska (European Commission Spokesperson Service) gave us some insight into her role in sharing the news of trade policy with European media, while Robin Huguenot-Noël (European Policy Centre) spoke about life in the think-tank world. Francesco Cerutti (Office of MEP Alessia Mosca) offered some interesting perspectives on the work of the European Parliament on trade.

The Bubbling Up team would like to thank speakers and participants for making this event such a success. With so much going on in the Brussels bubble, we are already brainstorming our next event – watch this space!

Bubbling Up is a coming-together of young professionals in public policy who gather to exchange ideas and opinions on topical issues of the day. Bubbling Up’s regular events are based on the idea that it is not in the conference hall that our minds are made up, but at the bar or the buffet table – in conversation with our peers.

Visit the Bubbling Up Facebook page here

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NOVE analyses recent GDPR guidelines

From May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force.

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Nove appoints two Partners

NOVE, a public affairs and communication agency (previously Community Public Affairs), is appointing two Partners: Marie van Raemdonck and Francis Boeynaems, who joined the agency in 2013 have since worked as Directors in the company.

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Introducing Nove

Nove is a public affairs and communication agency guiding a variety of clients in their interactions with the EU Institutions and other European and national stakeholders. Operating in Brussels since 2013 under the name Community Public Affairs, Nove officially launched on 1 October 2017.

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