Recent ALTER-EU publications and correspondence

E.g., 2024-07-16

ALTER-EU Briefing on the review process of the Transparency Register

Publication date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Author: 
ALTER-EU

Almost two years after the introduction of the Transparency Register, analysis by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) shows that the register does not live up to its name. What needs to be done?

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Lessons from a #Lobbycracy: Transformation for Transparency and Rules for Revolving Door

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Author: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU), the Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (Arbeiterkammer) and the Austrian Trade Union Federation (ÖGB)

With regulatory review processes underway, both lobbying transparency and the revolving door between public officials and private sector lobbyists in Brussels are hot topics. Come and discuss the lessons from a #lobbycracy with us!

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We Need to Talk About Expert Groups...

Publication date: 
Monday, March 25, 2013
Author: 
Pascoe Sabido, ALTER-EU expert group campaigner

For the second time in two months, the meeting between MEPs and the European Commission to discuss how to tackle industry dominance within the Commission's 'expert groups' has been cancelled.

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ALTER-EU Response to the Commission’s February 2013 State of Play

Publication date: 
Monday, March 25, 2013
Author: 
ALTER-EU

The public has not been given access to the Commission's State of Play (28/02/2013) in advance of the Informal Dialogue on Expert Groups, despite its clear public interest. However, ALTER-EU would like to comment on the document as it has now been made aware of its existence.

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ALTER-EU commentary on progress in reforming Expert Groups in advance of the Informal Dialogue between European Parliamentarians and the European Commission

Publication date: 
Monday, March 11, 2013
Author: 
ALTER-EU

In advance of the next Informal Dialogue on March 13, ALTER-EU would like to comment on the current progress made by the Commission with regards to its commitments, as well as highlight further examples of problematic expert groups and the need for concrete actions on behalf of the Commission.

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