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This Blog is dedicated to current topics in the realm of global economic governance and public affairs. It features contributions by experts, students and alumni of GEGPA, the Joint Master in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs, organised by CIFE in partnership with the LUISS School of Government.












 Examining what's at stake in a negotiation based on the political and economic context
 Identifying the national, European and international legal bases (laws, treaties and conventions) to be considered in the negotiation
 Mapping the actors involved
 Writing a summary based on the analysis of the situation, the regulations, the map of actors and the negotiation hypotheses
 Preparing arguments according to the plausible scenarios of the opposing party
 Presenting a position in a convincing and succinct manner to an international audience
 Summarising the results of the negotiation, the commitments made and the implications
 Defining the intervention strategy of a European or international organisation 



 Structuring a project taking into account the funding rules of European and international organisations
 Creating a network of international partners and involving all stakeholders
 Drafting a project proposal by defining a logical framework, objectively verifiable indicators of achievement, sources and means of verification
 Designing the operational structure of a project based on the logical framework
 Monitor the stages of a project rigorously
 Managing communication, circulation and feedback of information
 Evaluating the impact of an international project and its appropriateness
 Assessing the  legality and regularity of project expenditure and income




Policy Papers                         

 Drafting legal proposals anticipating the economic, environmental and social impacts of the proposed legislative initiative
 Supporting one's legislative proposal throughout the legislative process through one's professional network and sources of information
 Drafting fact sheets, summary notes, and progress and political reports
 Advising the relevant bodies on how to apply the regulations
 Monitoring the stages of legal implementation
 Amassing procedural files, taking into account legal provisions


Partnering Institutions

 Building a network of relevant contacts in one’s own establishment and in international or European organisations
 Following a political process on a daily basis and in a foresightful manner
 Drafting position papers, summary notes and arguments for decision-makers in order to support and influence the political processes
 Defending the position of the represented organisation in hearings, parliamentary group meetings, press conferences
 Intervening in the institutional process with key individuals by targeting decisive interlocutors
 Advising one’s own organisation on the basis of an analysis of the political action and decision-making mechanisms of an international or European organisation
 Seizing upon project, fundraising or financing opportunities created by public policies conducted by international and European organisations




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