Recent ALTER-EU publications and correspondence

E.g., 2021-06-13

ALTER-EU assessment of European Parliament – Commission agreement on a common “Transparency Register”

Publication date: 
Friday, February 11, 2011

Six years after the launch of the European Transparency Initiative, there’s still a long way to go to reach the goal of transparency around the role of lobbying in EU decision-making.

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New Rules on expert groups fail to prevent capture by business lobbies - setback for transparency

Publication date: 
Monday, January 10, 2011

In November, the College of Commissioners quietly adopted the long-awaited revision of the ‘Horizontal Rules on Expert Groups’. The new rules do not include any safeguards against corporate capture of expert groups, whereas more than 100 of the existing groups are dominated by big business. They also limit the scope for transparency.

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ALTER-EU open letter to Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič regarding former Commissioner Verheugen’s potential conflict of interest

Publication date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Author: 
Paul de Clerck

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration European Commission

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