The first international webinar on «Trends and Challenges in Regulating Lobbying Activities» was successfully held on Tuesday March 15th, 2022, within the framework of the implementation of the NCPA Annual Workplan under the Chair of the Hellenic National Transparency Authority (NTA). The webinar was attended by representatives of the Authorities of the Network as well as by representatives of the public sector, business associations and the Academia.
The introductory remarks were addressed by the Chair of the Network, Mr. Angelos Binis along with a short greeting addressed by Mr. Simon Peh, President of the International Association of Anticorruption Authorities (IAACA).
During the first part of the webinar prominent speakers, representing the OECD, the Anticorruption Authorities of Greece and Serbia and the Authority of Lobbying of Quebec, Canada, presented the international standards on Lobbying, recent developments in the field and shared lessons learnt and good practices from their experience in regulating lobbying activities. In the second part, the participants had the opportunity to pose questions and discuss on practical aspects concerning the design and implementation of lobbying policies.