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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.

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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.

Have a look at the Awards Story Book!

Who decides?

Our selected jury of activists, lawyers and NGOs representatives will vote for the best projects based on the following criteria:

  1. Innovative and 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, and/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

Categories of The Good Lobby Awards:

NGO of the year

EuroChild – Transparency International – ECRF – ECI Campaign/Democracy International

WINNER: ECI Campaign / Democracy International

Academic of the year

Prof. Laurent Pech – Law Clinic Zagreb – I stand with CEU

WINNER: Prof. Laurent Pech

Citizen Lobbyists of the year

Basta vittime sulla Statale 106 – Skolstrejk för klimatet – FreeInterrail – VoteBrussels

WINNER: FreeInterrail

Pro bono lawyers of the year

Paul Hasting – White&Case – Arnold&Porter – Dentons

WINNER: Dentons

Pro bono professionals of the year

B-corp Italy – Europuls – New Europeans

WINNER: B-corp Italy

Collaboration of the year

Poliferie – TrustLaw – BaSE

WINNER: Poliferie and White&Case

Philantropist of the year

EDGE Founders Alliance – Ukrainian Philanthropist Forum – Cercul Donatorilor Bruxelles

WINNER: Ukrainian Philanthropist Forum


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.

The ceremony will be at the European Economic and Social Committee on December 12th, from 4.30pm until 8pm

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