Sven Giegold

Lobby Transparency

EU governments must no longer block lobby transparency of their representatives in Brussels

Representatives of large companies have a dominant influence on decisions by EU governments and ministers. This is the conclusion of the report „Captured states: when EU governments are a channel for corporate interests“ published today by Corporate Europe Observatory. The non-governmental organisation analysed the meetings with lobbyists of the permanent representations of Ireland, the Netherlands […]


100+ MEPs call for more Transparency and Integrity in the European Parliament across party lines

Ahead of next week’s plenary vote on the revision of Parliament’s rules of procedure, more than 100 MEPs from five political groups have submitted amendments to increase Transparency and strengthen Integrity in the European Parliament. The draft plenary agenda foresees the vote for Tuesday 13 December 12h30. This can be subject to change until the […]