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.
Transparency & Corruption
Nov. 28, 2019
Nov. 29, 2018
In its resolution on the Cum-Ex Files the European Parliament calls for four key measures including the need to invest in tax authorities, instead of axing jobs, and structured cross-border cooperation, as called for by EPSU.
Jul. 10, 2018
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.
Jun. 26, 2018
On June 20th the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (AFCO) voted on the amendments and report on the proposal for an updated regulation on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI).
Jun. 08, 2018
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.
Feb. 23, 2018
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.