Who is meeting whom? The lobby meetings of the new European Commission

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Researched and written by Fabian Flues and Sarah Bouchra. Comments by Paul de Clerck and Olivier Hoedeman. Edited by Paul Hallows and John Hyland.

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

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Navigating the lobby labyrinth: A guide to transparency and ethics for MEPs

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

This guide offers practical advice for MEPs on how to navigate the Brussels bubble while maintaining their independence and integrity, especially when it comes to contacts with lobbyists.

 

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Ten policy recommendations for a strengthened MEP Code of Conduct

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A ten-point set of policy recommendations for a strengthened MEP Code of Conduct. A key demand is a ban on MEPs holding side jobs with companies or groups that are involved in EU lobbying.

 

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MEPs urged to ensure that ethics and transparency are at the top of Juncker's agenda

Publication date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
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The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

As Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) prepare to quiz the president-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday 15 July, ALTER-EU is calling upon them to ensure that improvements in the areas of ethics, conflicts of interest and lobby transparency are placed high on the agenda of the new Commission.

 

MEPs signed up to Politics for People pledge 2014

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Over 1300 MEP candidates signed up to our Politics for People pledge, of which 180 were elected, making it one of the most successful 2014 election campaigns. Here is a full list of signatories listed by country, party and political group.

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