tell my mother I work in lobbying, she thinks I’m an international lawyer!”
everywhere: NGOs on the offensive, industry on the defensive. Glyphosate, GMOs,
pesticides, Green Deal… it feels like we’re in a novel or in a film.
A privileged observer and often a leading actor on the EU stage, Daniel Guéguen exposes the reality of a Europe whose political vision has been drowned amidst a dominant, sterile and authoritarian bureaucracy.
We need to act now! If things remain as they are, violent confrontation is inevitable since the conditions for fruitful dialogue between institutions, economic sectors and civil society are absent.
The territory we are entering into poses a real threat. To avoid the worst, we must carry out an urgent reform of EU governance and restore the conditions for dialogue between inward-looking industry groups and an NGO world overly prone to excess and caricature.
Setting the Scene: Construction Followed by Deconstruction
I Am not the Captain of the EU Ocean Liner… But I Am Certainly One of Its Engineers
Sugar and the Uruguay Round: Monumental Lobbying
Agriculture at an Impasse: The CAP Is No Longer “Common” or a “Policy”
An All-Terrain Lobbyist in the EULabyrinth
There Is Nothing Good About the Treaty of Lisbon
The Lowest EU Civil Servant Is Now the Master of the Union
The Precautionary Principle in All Its Glory
Have European Lobbyists Become Incompetent?
Recent Bureaucratic Follies of the European Union
The Opportunity of a Major Crisis Should Never Be Wasted