The PRCAI has already started work with the EPACA and the first set of base guidelines are already in place.
Speaking on this occasion, Jose Lalloum, Chairman, EPACA, said, "We are delighted that our self-disciplinary system is valued by our Indian counterparts.
Vice-President Siim Kallas meets with EPACA
(European Public Affairs Consultancies Association) to discuss the European Transparency Initiative
Julia Harrison, a consultant with Blueprint Partners and a member of the EPACA
Committee, emphasises that all contracts signed with clients include the EPACA
code of conduct for lobbyists.
Mr Piebalgs to receive the Hungarian Minister for Economy and Transport, Mr Janos Koka; Mr Spidla to receive the Minister-president of the German land of Baden-Wurttemberg, Gunther Oettinger; Mr Michel to receive Pekka Haavisto, the EU's special representative in Sudan; Speech by Mr Kallas to the EPACA
(European Public Affairs Consultancies' Association) General Assembly; Attendance and speech by Mrs Ferrero-Waldner and Mr Spidla at a conference on 'Joint Action of Member States against Harmful Traditional Practices' (Charlemagne); 8pm: Presentation by Mr Michel of the film "Congo River", directed by Thierry Michel, at the Kinepolis (Brussels)
Commenting on the Commission's call for lobbying organisations to draw up a voluntary code of conduct, Mr Patten pointed out that members of EPACA
had had their own code for eleven years and it had been adopted word for word by the European Parliament.