It's half-time for Juncker's Team and after taking a closer look at how it has implemented the instruction to “ensure an appropriate balance and representativeness" in their lobby meetings, ALTER-EU has awarded the Commission a yellow card.
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”.

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After a decade of lobby scandals and debate on how to secure transparency and ethics, the European Commission needs to go beyond half measures.
2015/09/04
Since our creation in 2005, the Alliance for lobbying transparency and ethics regulation (ALTER-EU) has been at the forefront of campaigns to tackle excessive lobbying influence and conflicts of interest at the European level.  
2015/09/03
ALTER-EU has submitted five complaints to the EU lobby register secretariat concerning the entries of organisations that we consider have under-reported their true lobby expenditure.
2015/07/28
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

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