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ALTER-EU welcomes Juncker's commitment to a mandatory lobby register and proactive transparency

Publication date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU welcomes Jean-Claude Juncker's commitment to a mandatory lobby register and to provide proactive transparency about EU decision-making, a promise made during his confirmation hearing as Commission President in the European parliament this morning.

 

Debate on EU Transparency Register overlooks citizens' right to know

Publication date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Author: 
Pam Bartlett Quintanilla, Researcher & Campaigner at Access Info Europe, a member of ALTER-EU steering committee
Media title: 
EU Observer

The debate on the future of the EU's Transparency Register has to date focused on the dichotomy between mandatory and voluntary lobby registers, and the extent to which lobbyists should be required to disclose information about their funding, staff, clients and activities.

Lobbyist reforms kicked into ‘long grass’ once again by the EU

Publication date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Author: 
Paul de Clerck, Friends of the Earth Europe and ALTER-EU steering committee
Media title: 
Policy Review

Leaked texts, which have come to light, reveal a shocking lack of progress on a mandatory European Union lobby register – argues Paul de Clerck.

Campaigners disappointed by new EU lobbying text

Publication date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014
Author: 
Dave Keating
Media title: 
European Voice

A draft agreement on changes to the combined European Parliament and European Commission lobbyist register, endorsed by members of the Parliament's board last week, has been branded “hugely disappointing” by transparency campaigners.

Leaked copy of draft inter-institutional agreement (IIA) on the EU's Transparency Register

Publication date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014

This is a leaked copy of the draft inter-institutional agreement (IIA) on the Transparency Register and represents the detailed revisions to the lobby register proposd by the recent Parliament-Commission working group.

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Leaked copy of letter from Rainer Wieland MEP to Martin Schulz MEP on outcome of Transparency Register review working group

Publication date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014

This is a leaked copy of the letter from chairman of the Transparency Register review group, Rainer Wieland MEP to President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz MEP outlining the outcomes of the group and identifying areas where the MEP group members wished to go further than the Commission.

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