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The Good Lobby Awards 2018

What are The Good Lobby Awards?

The Good Lobby Awards is an annual celebration of projects, initiatives and campaigns led by citizens  committed to lobby for change. We bring together individuals from different walks of life and organizations that have been successfully championing for social change.

Who participates?

The Good Lobby Awards recognize the most successful citizen-driven projects and advocacy collaborations between citizens – be they professionals or volunteers – companies, civil society organizations, political representatives, academics and/or foundations.

Categories of The Good Lobby Awards:

1. Citizen Lobbyist Award rewarding the most impactful initiative – be it a campaign, project, action – in the European space;

2. Pro Bono Lawyer Award rewarding the most impactful pro bono project entailing the participation of law firms, in-house counsels and lawyers in the European space;

3. NGO Award rewarding the most impactful campaign / action in the European space;

4. Academic Award rewarding the civic commitment of one or more academics and researchers in the European space;

5. Pro Bono Professional Award rewarding the civic commitment of one or more professionals in the European space – be they lobbyists, advertisers or data analysts, who on pro bono basis actively support citizen-driven initiatives and other collaborations by offering their expertise;

6. Philanthropist Award rewarding the commitment of one or more foundations / charity to foster and support advocacy projects in the European space;

7. Political Representative Award rewarding the commitment of one or more political representative and/or movements to new forms of engagement, collaboration and co-creation with the electorate via citizen lobbying practices and beyond;

8. Collaboration of the Year Award rewarding joint public interest work carried out by several professionals, NGOs, grassroots movements, philanthropies, political representatives or citizens in the European space.

All projects be they local, national or international are eligible for the Awards. Multiple submissions are accepted.

How to Apply

The deadline is on November 1, 2018.

To nominate a project/action/campaign, fill in this form:

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Criteria

Selection criteria are:

1. Innovative or impactful engagement with local, national and EU authorities; and/or

2. Creative collaboration and skill-sharing across society, be it with one or more of the following: the private sector, civil society, academia, political movements or philanthropy;

3. Promotion of accountable and transparent policy-making at local, national and EU level; and/or

4. Outstanding commitment and dedication to the European public interest.

The jury includes members of European civil society, philanthropists, academics, professionals and personalities from the world of arts and culture. Awards will be given during a ceremony that will take place in Brussels in autumn.

Ceremony

We believe that The Good Lobby Awards represent an exciting opportunity to celebrate achievements and bring visibility to the the commitment of many stakeholders in supporting social change and celebrate their achievements.

In case you have questions or doubts about Awards, please, write to awards@thegoodlobby.eu.