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The Council: An homage to transparency, nothing more

If you follow the Twitter accounts of the Brussels press corps, you’ll have heard little else from harried hacks last week as they got their first look around the new Europa building or “Space Egg” of the European Council. The €325 million...
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Tusk nudges the Council towards voting transparency*

Donald Tusk has made a rare move: the position of a Member State on a specific decision was made public – something that is far from being the norm. Tusk used his position to hold Hungary to account, simultaneously defending the integrity of the...
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Overfishing in the Darkness

Download Report This publication explores the link between continued overfishing of EU waters and the lack of transparency in the Council. It argues that greater transparency in the Council’s decision-making process could help to end...
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Transparency International at the College of Europe

Over the 2015/16 academic year Transparency International EU worked closely with the College of Europe in Bruges to raise awareness on issues of corruption and democratic legitimacy among students eager to work with EU institutions in Brussels....