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Busting the spin on lobby transparency: an ALTER-EU media briefing

Publication date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016
At the end of September, the European Commission will announce its proposal for a mandatory lobby transparency register, but what does "mandatory" mean in practice?
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The EU lobby transparency register: now or never

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Monday, September 19, 2016

The Commission will shortly publish its proposal for a reformed (and “mandatory”) lobby transparency register. This ALTER-EU policy briefing for MEPs outlines our 6 priorities for a revised lobby register, and the rationale behind these.

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Proposals for next-step measures to improve the EU lobby transparency register

Publication date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

It is imperative that the European Commission, European Parliament, Council and member states implement urgent measures to boost lobby transparency.

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Who is meeting whom? The lobby meetings of the new European Commission

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Researched and written by Fabian Flues and Sarah Bouchra. Comments by Paul de Clerck and Olivier Hoedeman. Edited by Paul Hallows and John Hyland.

Six months after Juncker’s announcement that his new EU Commission would publish details of all high level meetings, ALTER-EU looks at the evidence to see who’s been meeting whom,  and whether lobby meetings are still slipping under the transparency radar

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Navigating the lobby labyrinth: A guide to transparency and ethics for MEPs

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

This guide offers practical advice for MEPs on how to navigate the Brussels bubble while maintaining their independence and integrity, especially when it comes to contacts with lobbyists.

 

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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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