Recent ALTER-EU publications and correspondence

E.g., 2022-10-07

Brussels' revolving door problem: Why the European Commission's response is inadequate (Update: correspondence CEO / Commission)

Publication date: 
Friday, December 9, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU

Since the launch of ALTER-EU's campaign to tackle the 'revolving door' in Brussels on 24 November, Commissioner Šefčovič did not give the impresssion that he takes this important issue very seriously.

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Shedding light on expert groups

Publication date: 
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Author: 
Yiorgos Vassalos and Fabian Spoerer

ALTER-EU took part in a ground-breaking hearing in the European Parliament - initiated by Dennis de Jong MEP (GUE/NGL), co-organised by the EPP, S&D, ALDE and Greens - looking at problems with the European Commission's expert groups. 

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Block the revolving door: why we need to stop EU officials becoming lobbyists

Publication date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2011

Too few checks are being made on ex-Commission officials who move into jobs in the lobby industry, resulting in abuses of power, according to a report published today (Thursday 24 November) by ALTER-EU.

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Letter to Commissioner Šefčovič to to ask to overhaul the revolving door rules in current review of Staff Regulations

Publication date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU steering committee

[T]he Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) launches [...] a major campaign to address the problem of the revolving door between the EU institutions and the lobby industry in Brussels.

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