The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) is a coalition of about 200 civil society groups, trade unions, academics and public affairs firms concerned with the increasing influence exerted by corporate lobbyists on the political agenda in Europe, the resulting loss of democracy in EU decision-making and the postponement, weakening, or blockage even, of urgently needed progress on social, environmental and consumer-protection reforms.

Over 40 MEPs from across the political spectrum pledge to stand-up for citizens and democracy against excessive corporate lobbying

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU's Politics for People election campaign is launched today. 

 

Parliament issues strong call for EU lobby transparency register to become mandatory

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

Strongly-worded resolution first shot in battle with Commission over weak voluntary register.

 

MEPs from across the political spectrum pledge to stand-up for citizens and democracy against excessive corporate lobbying influence

Publication date: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

On 15 April, ALTER-EU together with a broad coalition of civil society organisations from across Europe, will launch the Politics for people campaign.

 

 

“Don't go through the revolving door”, transparency campaigners tell EU commissioners

Publication date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

European commissioners have been reminded of the need to avoid conflicts of interest which undermine public trust in EU policy-making, as they near the end of their term in office.

 

2014 EU election candidates: Stand-up against the excessive lobbying of big business, says ALTER-EU

Publication date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014

In March 2014, ALTER-EU and its supporter organisations will launch a campaign to demand that candidates in the upcoming European elections “stand-up for citizens and democracy against the excessive lobbying influence of banks and big business”.

 And we need your support!

ALTER-EU verdict on the review of the EU Transparency Register: “hugely disappointing”

Publication date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

Read ALTER-EU's detailed analysis on the final outcome of the EU lobby register review process.

 

 

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