The European Parliament must do more to improve lobby transparency, 100 civil society organisations urged in an open letter published today.
Tomorrow (Tuesday 28th) ALTER-EU will be demonstrating outside the Commission’s Charlemagne building as hundreds of business participants roll up for #EUIndustryDay. Industry has been invited by the Commission to this corporate conference to “help us shape the industrial agenda of tomorrow”.
New analysis by ALTER-EU shows that when it comes to lobby transparency and preventing privileged access by big business lobbyists, the Juncker Commission still has a long way to go.

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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
2015/06/24
Potential conflicts of interest persist in EU parliament – new research Potential conflicts of interest continue to plague the European Parliament one year after elections, finds new research released today.
2015/06/18
'Two steps forward, one step back' for EU lobby transparency is the verdict of transparency campaigners on the quality of the data since the launch of the revised EU lobby transparency register. While some new organisations have signed up and others have improved the quality of their registrations, too many other entries continue to look problematic: confusing, unclear, inconsistent or just down-right dodgy.
Find out how 'new and improved' the EU's lobby transparency register really is, after its three-month update process.
2015/05/27
ALTER-EU re-visits its recent report on the EU lobby register to check out if and how things have improved.        
2015/05/27

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