ALTER-EU media coverage

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.

Conflict of interest: EU still not tackling the revolving door of commissioners into private sector

Publication date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Author: 
Vicky Cann
Media title: 
Policy Review

As the Barroso II Commission prepares to leave office, it is time to make sure that the European Commission’s revolving door rules are fit for purpose, otherwise the EU risks walking straight into another round of conflicts of interest scandals – says writes Vicky Cann

Commission revolving door rules 'useless' in tackling conflicts of interest

Publication date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Author: 
Jorgo Riss
Media title: 
TheParliament.com

The EU's revolving door rules for commissioners are in need of strengthening, argues Jorgo Riss.

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