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.

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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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.

 

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.

 

ALTER-EU letter to President Juncker

Publication date: 
lundi, November 3, 2014

As Jean-Claude Juncker starts work this morning, ALTER-EU has written to the new President of the European Commission outlining what we see as priority actions for his Commission in the field of lobby transparency and ethics regulation and to request a meeting with him as soon as possible to discuss these further.

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MEPs freeze problematic expert groups budget

Publication date: 
mercredi, October 22, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

 The European Parliament has overwhelmingly voted to freeze the budget of the European Commission's problematic advisory groups, known formally as Expert Groups, for the second time in four years.

 

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