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Timmermans takes swipe at MEPs on transparency

Publication date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Author: 
Honor Mahony
Media title: 
EU Observer

EU commission vice-president Frans Timmermans has taken a swipe at MEPs who preach transparency but have not implemented the same rules as the commission when it comes to meetings with lobbyists.

Making Brussels’ lobbying fully transparent - A debate on the future of the EU lobby transparency register

Making Brussels’ lobbying fully transparent
Start date: 
Thu, 2015-04-23 09:30
Location: 
Room ASP 3G2, European Parliament, Brussels

Join us for a debate with Vice-President Frans Timmermans, Sylvie Guillaume MEP and Dennis de Jong MEP, but pre-registration essential!

Thursday 23 April, 9.30am, European Parliament

Other speakers include: Inga Reine from Permanent Representation of Latvia to the EU, Aidan O'Sullivan from European Ombudsman's office, Carl Dolan + Vid Doria from Transparency International, Olivier Hoedeman + Pam Bartlett Quintanilla from ALTER-EU, Jennifer Baker from Vieuws.eu

 

David Cameron’s promise to clean up lobbying wasn’t worth a hill of beans

Publication date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Author: 
Will Dinan is a lecturer in communications, media and culture at the University of Stirling in Scotland. He is also a steering committee member of ALTER-EU and co-founder & director of Spinwatch

With little fanfare, Westminster’s official Register of Consultant Lobbyists has launched. But is it worth much?

ALTER-EU coalition gathering 22-23 April 2015, to launch the new lobby transparency campaign & to share skills and updates on transparency and ethics campaigning

ALTER-EU coalition gathering
Location: 
Mundo B, Rue d'Edimbourg 26, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium

We hope that you will join us in Brussels for two days of discussion, skills-sharing and learning from colleagues about effective campaigning. This will be a great opportunity to get up to speed on our brand new campaign to demand greater lobby transparency at the EU and member state levels. Importantly we will be launching our new campaign with a high-profile event in the European Parliament, featuring senior representatives from the European Commission, Parliament and Council, as well as from the ALTER-EU network.

 

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