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  2010 - Annual Review PA Group
  16 February 2010 - Letter to Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli on “Health Claims: Getting the Balance Right!”


November 2009 - EU-Indonesia Business Dialogue report
  Winter 2008/2009 - Editorial in EurOman Magazine, Volume 17
Brussels, June 2016
Interview with Mr. Rio D. Praaning Prawira Adiningrat,
Managing Partner of PA Europe, on among others EU-Indonesia trade relations. Download a PDF of the interview here.

Indonesia-Belgium Maritime Summit

Jakarta, 16 March 2016
In the framework of the Belgian Economic Mission to Indonesia, presided over by HRH Princess Astrid, PA Managing Partner gave a presentation on the financing of complex projects in Indonesia during the Indonesia-Belgium Maritime Summit in Jakarta. The PDF of his PowerPoint can be downloaded here.
High-Level Roundtable on Global Infrastructure Investment Strategy: Integrated All-Stakeholder Road to Profitability and Peace
Brussels, 24 February 2016

On 24 February 2016 the Industrial Dialogue Group, co-chaired by PA Europe Chairman and Minister of State Mark Eyskens and ENGIE Executive Vice-President Willem Van Twembeke, organized the ‘High-Level Roundtable on Global Infrastructure Investment Strategy: Integrated All-Stakeholder Road to Profitability and Peace’ in the Belgian Senate in Brussels. Click for further information.

Changing World, New Structures
Leiden, October 2015
Artcile by Mr. Rio D. Praaning Prawira Adiningrat, Managing Partner of the PA Group, and Mr Joop De Vries, former Scenario Planner at Shell, for a special publication celebrating the 40 year anniversary of JASON institute. To access the article, please click here.
"PR lost niets op"
October 2014
Interview with PA Europe Managing Partner Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat in Communicatie.magazine of October 2014. Download a scan of the article by Jeroen Siebelink (in Dutch) here.
High-Level Seminar on Key Elements of the Competitiveness of European Industry in Infrastructure Projects outside the EU
Brussels, 8 October 2014

On 8 October 2014 PA Europe organized the High-Level Seminar on ‘Key Elements of the Competitiveness of European Industry in Infrastructure Projects outside Europe’ at De Warande in Brussels. Download the full report.

The Seminar included statements by among others the European Council President, the Belgian Minister of Finance, Directors-General and Directors of the EU institutions and Member States, (Vice) Presidents and CFOs of European industries and federations and financial experts.The full conference program can be downloaded here.

Some of the presentations and speeches and the video messages are available for downloading:
• Speech by Belgian Minister of Finance H.E. Koen Geens
• Video message by Prof. Dr. Dieter Helm, Oxford University (and the transcript)
• Video message by then European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (and the transcript)
• Presentation by SEOPAN President Julián Núñez
• Presentation by EIC President Duccio Astaldi
• Presentation by UEAPME President Gunilla Almgren
• Presentation by APG Chief Strategy & Communication Gert Dijkstra

The Seminar served as a follow-up to the preliminary meetings that Europe’s largest industries and banks have been privileged to have in the past few months with ministerial-level representatives from the EU Member States, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and economic experts, and to initial research reports with facts and figures indicating how European industries are struggling to acquire major infrastructure and energy projects outside the European Union, as demonstrated in the report on an elite opinion poll on this matter.

The following other preparatory papers were developed/used as a basis:

  • EU Industries’ Investment Overseas – Facts, Figures, Developments provided by Banking Partners - Download
  • Economic Growth in the European Union: Facts Prove Well-Funded Integrated MNE/SME Global Approach Will Work - Download
  • Questions and Answers regarding the Implementation of the March 2014 European Council Conclusions - Download
  • Ph. Maystadt/Robert Schuman Foundation Policy Paper: Try MNE-SME business networks - Download
Some of PA's accomplishments and contributions
Watch the video on YouTube (October 2012).

The green light

Article by David Webber in ResearchReview, 25 June 2012

In the framework of PA's efforts in the area of the Bio-Based Economy, David Webber, Director of Studies of the PA International Foundation and Senior Partner at PA Europe, co-authored "The Green Light: The bioeconomy can shape the future of Europe's economic and environmental health". Featured in The Parliament Magazine's ReseachReview of 25 June 2012, this article outlines the need for increased EU engagement in the Bioeconomy."Europe's policy makers are at a crossroads and know that the choices and policies made today will shape the economic and environmental wealth of Europeans tomorrows", argues David Webber.

Read the full article here.

Ambassador Tibor Kiss joins PA Europe as Senior Political Advisor
November 2011

PA Europe is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Tibor Kiss as a Senior Political Advisor to be based from its Brussels office. Ambassador Kiss brings to PA an impressive wealth of experience as a leading diplomat and negotiator for Hungary. As the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Hungary to the European Union for six years until 2010 he was instrumental in Hungary’s successful accession to the EU and its preparations for its hosting of the EU Presidency in 2011. As such he headed and managed the largest representation of Hungary abroad and acquired a profound insight of EU policies and institutions, including the challenges of inter-institutional cooperation, political communication and lobbying.

Read the full press release here.

Emnid Poll in Germany: Majorities Support Combined Meat Products if Adequately Labelled
May 2010
Auf Deutsch
Following intensifying discussions on the use of technologies and particularly those that combine meat and fish parts, PA Europe requested TNS Emnid to test the opinions of German consumers through a national representative opinion poll. The poll was held by telephone among 1003 respondents between 6-7 May 2010.
The following documents are available for downloading:
Reception with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy
26 February 2010

On 26 February 2010 PA Europe, in cooperation with AECA, organised an evening Champagne Reception and Ceremony in Brussels honoring Baron Paul De Keersmaeker and Mark Eyskens, incoming Honorary Chairman and Chairman of both PA Europe and AECA.

>> Check out the Photo Gallery section of this website for all the pictures taken during the reception.