The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) is a coalition of over 200 public interest groups and trade unions 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.

How to stop the next lobby scandal before it happens

Start date: 
mar, 2015-03-31 18:00

Debate and launch of ALTER-EU policy recommendations for a strengthened MEP Code of Conduct, plus presentation of “Navigating the lobby labyrinth: A guide to transparency and ethics for MEPs”

 

 

The recent 'cash for access' scandal in the UK has highlighted the need for improvements to codes of conduct for elected representatives to restore public confidence in parliamentary democracy.

 

EU lobby register: still failing to deliver real transparency

Publication date: 
mardi, January 27, 2015
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

New ALTER-EU report shows why the current EU lobby register is still failing to deliver real transparency. NGOs file complaint about misleading Goldman Sachs registration.

 

New and Improved? Why the EU Lobby Register still fails to deliver

Publication date: 
mardi, January 27, 2015

ALTER-EU report showing how the voluntary approach to EU lobby transparency regulation fails to provide citizens with an accurate picture of the lobby scene in Brussels

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Juncker Commission breaks promise to create a mandatory lobby register, say transparency campaigners

Publication date: 
mardi, December 16, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU gives its response to the Commission workplan for 2015 and specifically its plans for a 'mandatory' lobby register.

 

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