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End corruption for a sustainable future

Things were a little different back in the year 2000. Having survived the non-existent technological apocalypse which Y2K was supposed to bring about and the dreadful hairstyles of the late nineties, the United Nations came together for a Millennium...
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Follow the minutes, follow the money

Since the start of the financial crisis the Eurogroup has dominated the global headlines. How the euro is governed affects us all. Every Eurogroup meeting seems to be a “last chance” to save the euro, or Greece, or Portugal. With stakes this...
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Who is your MEP meeting with?

If you want to know who your MEP has met with and what they have been talking about it’s usually very difficult to find this information. They may have been discussing whether or not they can believe its butter with the European Margarine...
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How to install LobbyCal

The LobbyCal tool consists of two elements: a server application that gathers the information on lobby meetings held and a website plugin which displays the information on those meetings on an MEP’s website. All elements are available free of...
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Can the Dutch Presidency weather the storm?

There is no doubt that the European Union is currently going through some rough waters. From the refugee crisis to Eurozone instability, it seems the EU needs to weather political storms every few weeks. But twice a year, in January and June, the...
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College of Europe “Accountability Labs”

On the 14th of January Transparency International EU and the College of Europe will host the event: “What are the challenges of Transparency and Accountability for EU Institutions?”. The seminar is designed to improve students’ understanding...