Access all areas: a new online tool by TI-EU office helps us track revolving doors in the EU institutions
Today, more than 50% of ex-Commissioners and 30% of ex-Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) who have left politics are now working for organisations on the EU lobby register.
The European Commission proposed a mandatory Transparency Register covering all three EU institutions – the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission - in an effort to deliver on a key transparency commitment of the Juncker Commission.
The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has called on the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission to further increase the transparency of law-making in the EU by publishing key documents related to their informal negotiations known as “trilogues”.
An unconference and Transparency Camp improve transparency and open the black box of EU decision-making using apps building and open data
Transparency over EU decision-making, light over the influence of various actors in EU policy negotiations, the role of citizens in the EU integration process. These were the main topics of the one of a kind Transparency Camp that took place in Amsterdam in June 2016.
The EU Commission has promised to update and strengthen the legal base of the EU lobby register.
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
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.