We edit the quarterly and annual reports of the world's largest insurance company - a job that requires speed, precision and an eye for detail.“Clear Europe provides us with high quality, reliable and flexible editing services” – Allianz SE, Group Accounting and Reporting
We have provided numerous training courses for the European Commission including coaching officials to write more clearly and helping EU ambassadors to give better media interviews. We also helped organise and deliver a three-day training for journalists in Vietnam on how to better report the EU and together with Prague-based NGO Transitions, we developed an innovative training course on reporting the EU for Czech journalists.“The course was great and the experience and the knowledge I gained with it is priceless.” – Natalia Khozyainova, participant
Former TV journalist and Clear Europe trainer John Holland gave a 1.5 day course on how to speak clearly and confidently in front of an audience to the government affairs team of the online trading giant.“Fully met my expectations. Effective and bespoke to my needs” – Pia Sorvillo, Government Relations, EMEA eBay
Danny Scheinmann fronted three webinars on how to tell and deliver compelling stories, while MD Gareth Harding coached the senior management team on writing stickier speeches.“The Clear Europe team always demonstrated an understanding of what’s needed to work with a large corporation and its most senior leaders.” – Jonathan Heywood, Leadership Development & Group Academy
NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Steffen Thejll-Moller, new member to the Clear Europe team of social media experts, helped NATO Parliamentary Assembly define their social media strategy in a one-day course.“Very good personalized approach, excellent preparation phase” – Sarah-Claude Filian, Coordinator, NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Danny Scheinmann, our storyteller, delivered a one-day training on storytelling to the executive team of MSD Merck.
We trained Greenpeace European Unit on how to conduct better media interviews.It clarified the most relevant points to conduct good interviews. Very clear to the point – Marco Contiero, Greenpeace Policy Director on Agriculture
Clear Europe organised a two-day training on how to write clearly for the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).A light in a dark room. Very interactive, reassuring in some sense. I appreciated that the training was separated into two sessions + homeworks + materials that stay with us. – Anna Ferracuti, Knowledge Management & Communications Consultant, UNDCF
Clear Europe advised the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union on how to avoid jargon and write crisp, clear copy.Great way to make me think how I could communicate better. The course provided me with more than I anticipated. I will take away a lot from the training.”- Gareth Lewis, Amcham EU
Clear Europe provides regular training sessions for the organisation representing Europe's trade unions, including advising the leadership team how to give better media interviews. We also write and edit brochures, reports and conference summaries for the European Trade Union Institute and have provided them with training on how to shoot and edit video and conduct media interviews.
US Embassy to Cyprus
We organised and ran a three-day course for Cypriot journalists from both sides of the island on how to better report the EU.
We provide editorial services to the US tech giant, including writing speeches, articles and position papers. We have also coached senior Qualcomm executives on how to grab the audience's attention - and keep it.“Clear Europe provided us with a highly customized and best-in-class presentation skills training. It was an invaluable experience which we would totally recommend.”- Audrey Scozzaro, Senior Manager, Government Affairs Europe, Qualcomm
Missouri School of Journalism
Managing Director Gareth Harding runs the Brussels programme of the Missouri School of Journalism - the world's oldest, and America's top-ranked, journalism school. As well as teaching a weekly class on European media and politics, Harding finds internships for up to 25 students a semester.
Clear Europe Managing Director, former journalist Gareth Harding, delivered three one-day workshops on how to write more clearly, accurately and succinctly to Europe's premier business lobby group.“Very good training. Good content, time management. Many concrete examples.” – Cecilia Zappala, advisor
Save the Children
We delivered a one-day training on how to use social media as a campaigning tool to the EU offices of development NGOs Save the Children International and the European Network on Debt and Development.“Interesting insights delivered with concrete examples from the trainer’s own experience as an active ‘mover and shaker’ on social media – all delivered with good humour!” – Jacqueline Hale, Head of Advocacy, Save the Children EU
The European medical technology industry association asked us to write up their annual conference in a journalistic style. Our lead writer, Guardian and Time journalist Leo Cendrowicz, did just that - and MedTech didn't change a word. Check out the result here. Trainer Isabelle Leonard also worked with the staff of MedTech Europe over a number of weeks to draft a PR and communication strategy.
German Marshall Fund of the U.S.
We delivered a one-day course aimed at teaching policy experts from the influential transatlantic think-tank how to write clearer and punchier news, opinion and analysis pieces.
We coached Invest Europe, formerly EVCA, on how to better understand journalists and influence the Brussels press corps.
EEA and Norway Grants
Clear Europe trainer John Holland moderated a workshop for EEA and Norway Grants communication experts and gave advice on media skills at the annual conference in Prague.“The training was excellent. It was both informative in fun. After these two days I know techniques that I didn’t even know existed.” – Eva Karlsdottir, Communication Officer
Clear Europe is a regular provider of one and half-day training courses for this leading public affairs firm. Past courses include: influencing the Brussels press corps, public speaking and presentation skills, how to write clearly and storytelling for business.
We trained executives from the German industrial giant how to tell more compelling stories and better connect with audiences.
We work closely with D.C.-based Meridian International and the US Mission to the EU to organise week-long study trips for European journalists about topical matters.
Our social media maestro Jon Worth gave the European Wind Energy Association a masterclass on how to use Twitter, Facebook and blogs to influence the EU policy agenda.“Absolutely awesome! It’s so rare to be able to speak freely and learn about social media at this level. It answered so many old questions that it blew me away.”- Jason Bickley, Senior Web Manager, European Wind Energy Association
We carried out clear writing coaching in Paris for the European Union Institute for Security Studies, a foreign policy think-tank.
We provide pro-bono training to Eurochild because we admire the work they do fighting for children's rights and helping disadvantaged kids across Europe. We have advised the Brussels-based NGO on how to deal with the media and writing blogs.“Clear Europe provided us with an excellent team training on how to turn our policy positions into easy-to-communicate messages.” – Bjoern Becker, Communication Officer
Our MD Gareth Harding returned to his journalist roots to conduct over a dozen interviews with world leaders at the European Development Days conference for event organiser PHRENOS. He was also quote editor and press release writer for the 2015 edition of EDD.