Lifting the Lid on Lobbying – Towards Transparency, Integrity and Equality of Lobbying in Bulgaria

Lifting the Lid on Lobbying in Bulgaria


Discussion on the topic "Light on Lobbying in Bulgaria: transparency, integrity, equality of access”
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Lobby meetings with EU policy-makers dominated by corporate interests
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Banks, tech and energy companies dominate EU lobbying
Виж ощеБанки, технологии и енергетика доминират лобирането в ЕС
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Over half the entries for lobby organisations on the EU Transparency Register contain factual errors or implausible numbers
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United for a mandatory register of lobbyists
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How to separate economic and political power in Europe?
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An unconference and Transparency Camp improve transparency and open the black box of EU decision-making using apps building and open data
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European Ombudsman calls for transparency of trilogues
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Commission proposes mandatory Transparency Register for all EU institutions
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Access all areas: a new online tool by TI-EU office helps us track revolving doors in the EU institutions
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The project

The project “Lifting the Lid on Lobbying – Towards Transparency, Integrity and Equality of Lobbying in Bulgaria” is an initiative of Transparency International-Bulgaria, implemented since the beginning of November 2013 with the financial support of the “Prevention of and Fight against Crime” programme of DG Home Affairs of the European Commission. The aim of the initiative is to assess the level of transparency, integrity and equality of access regarding the influence over deci

More about the project


Lobbying in Bulgaria is largely unregulated, and an essential part of the influence exerted by various interest groups takes place behind closed doors and out of reach of public control. This is part of the main conclusions set out in the most recent survey of the Association "Transparency International", Bulgarian branch of the global coalition against corruption Transparency International.

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Co-funded by the
Prevention of and Fight against Crime
Programme of the European Union