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Last month the European Court of Auditors published a special report called “Efforts to address problems with public procurement in EU cohesion expenditure should be intensified”. What that translates to in non-Brussels speak is how EU funds are...

Trialogues: What goes on behind closed doors?

This post originally appeared on Euractiv As is frequently the case when political machines evolve, informal practices become conventions and then formal procedures. In the British Parliament when a new Speaker is elected he or she is physically...

Transparency & the State of the Union

On Wednesday European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg to give his first annual ‘State of the European Union’ address. The growing refugee crisis, the Eurozone and talk of ‘Brexit’ and...