Recent ALTER-EU publications and correspondence

E.g., 2021-06-13

ALTER-EU contribution to the Ombudsman's public consultation on public service principles for EU civil servants

Publication date: 
Friday, May 13, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU

ALTER-EU welcomes the initiative to draft a statement of public service principles for EU civil servants. We agree that such a set of principles could help “promote good administration and make maladministration less likely to occur.”

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Letter to European Commission president Barroso on code of conduct for commissioners and the upcoming decision on the Ethical Committee

Publication date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU

Instead of introducing a clear cooling-off period of several years, the Commission decided on a notification period of only 18 months [...]. The new Code mentions a ban on lobbying [...], but unfortunately this appears to be insufficient to avoid conflicts of interest. The Code only covers issues falling within the ex-Commissioner's own portfolio.

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Invitation for civil society groups: ALTER-EU workshop about the corporate influence on the Commission's experts groups

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU

Members of the European Parliament from all political groups have urged an overhaul of the rules for expert groups. ALTER-EU believes the time is right for civil society groups to come together and demand that the Commission ensures balanced representation and transparency.

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