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.

ALTER-EU welcomes Juncker's commitment to a mandatory lobby register and proactive transparency

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

ALTER-EU welcomes Jean-Claude Juncker's commitment to a mandatory lobby register and to provide proactive transparency about EU decision-making, a promise made during his confirmation hearing as Commission President in the European parliament this morning.

 

MEPs urged to ensure that ethics and transparency are at the top of Juncker's agenda

Publication date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

As Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) prepare to quiz the president-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday 15 July, ALTER-EU is calling upon them to ensure that improvements in the areas of ethics, conflicts of interest and lobby transparency are placed high on the agenda of the new Commission.

 

MEPs signed up to Politics for People pledge 2014

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Over 1300 MEP candidates signed up to our Politics for People pledge, of which 180 were elected, making it one of the most successful 2014 election campaigns. Here is a full list of signatories listed by country, party and political group.

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Politics for People Campaign: Now is the time for MEPs to start tackling corporate lobbying

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

Find out how the Politics for People campaign scored in the recent EU elections.

 

ALTER-EU Politics for People briefing for new MEPs

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

How you can stand up for democracy against excessive corporate lobbying influence as a newly elected MEP?

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