Transparency & Corruption
As Charles Michel prepares to take office as President of the European Council, the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) has sent him an open letter outlining ten crucial challenges that he must address during his term, relating to the rule of law and transparency.
The experience of many campaigners and organisations with running ECI’s has not been positive. Very few were successful and of the successful initiatives the European Commission hardly took notice. The exception was the ECI Right2Water.
"Unions are key in fighting for a transparent Europe," Interview with Olivier Hoedeman of Corporate Europe Observatory
9th EPSU Congress, 20 - 23 May 2014 - Toulouse - Day 3(Thursday, May 22, 2014) Another afternoon, another fascinating interview with a participant at the congress. We spoke to Olivier Hoedeman of Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), an organisation with which EPSU has collaborated on various issues
EPSU joins demands for meaningful debate and decision on European Citizens’ Initiatives in European Parliament
EPSU joined with other organisers of European Citizens’ Initiatives and democracy campaigners to demand important changes to the EU regulation covering the European Citizens Initiative.
On July 5, the European Parliament voted to start institutional negotiations on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on the basis of the legislative report adopted by the Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) on June 20.