In the latest episode of the EU Bubble Insider Podcast, you are treated to an in-depth conversation with David Lundy, the Head of Communications for The Left Group in the European Parliament.
David’s vast experience in political communications gives him a unique vantage point to discuss the challenges of advocating for change within the intricate framework of EU politics. The episode provides an unfiltered look into the slow yet impactful process of policy formulation and the critical role of effective communication in this realm.
A significant focus of our conversation revolves around the importance of transparency in EU institutions. Lundy sheds light on the necessity for clear, open communication, not just among policymakers but also with the public, emphasizing how this transparency impacts policy making. With the 2024 European elections on the horizon, David offers his insights into the evolving nature of political campaigns, underlining the increasing importance of digital platforms and authentic communication.
Additionally, the episode touches on the ongoing challenges of increasing diversity and inclusion within EU politics. David critically examines the systemic barriers that hinder this progress, including issues like unpaid internships, and discusses strategies to overcome these challenges.
This episode of the EU Bubble Insider Podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in European politics, communications, or advocacy. It’s not just for policy wonks; students, EU enthusiasts, and the general public will find Lundy’s perspectives enlightening and thought-provoking.
Until the next episode, stay curious!
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