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EVENT – Towards Transparency and Trust: the future of EU lobbying

Raphaël Kergueno
5 June, 2018

WHEN : 21st June, 17:30 – 19:00 (followed by cocktail reception)

WHERE: Polak room, Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi 175, 1048 Bruxelles

The EU institutions are currently undertaking ambitious reforms of lobby transparency. The Commission has proposed a mandatory lobby register. In times of rising Euroscepticism and questions around trust and democratic decision-making playing a key role in elections across Europe, can the institutions succeed in bringing more transparency to the EU? What is the is the state of play with the negotiations, 11 months ahead of the European elections?

Join our panel debate looking at the future of EU lobby transparency with: 

Welcome remarks by Carl Dolan, Director of Transparency International EU

  • Frans Timmermans, Vice-President, European Commission
  • Danuta Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the AFCO Committee
  • Council representative (TBC)
  • Isabelle De Vinck, Chairman, European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association
  • Daniel Freund, Head of Advocacy EU Integrity, Transparency International EU

Moderated by Michael Peel, Financial Times Brussels correspondent

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Vitor Teixeira

Senior Policy Officer - Rule of Law and Civic Space