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Briefing: lobby transparency in the EU

Download the full briefing here. Lobbying is part of any healthy democracy: it allows policymakers to gather expertise from a variety of stakeholders and take informed decisions. But if unregulated, lobbying can have dire consequences: legislation...
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QATARGATE’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY: the more things change…

You can read our full technical analysis of all reforms here. One year ago, Belgian police uncovered 1.5m euros in cash stashed in, among other places, an MEP’s suitcase. What proceeded to unfold was the biggest corruption scandal ever to have hit...
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Qatargate six months on: lots of talk, little action

Analysis by Transparency International EU (TI EU) shows almost none of the reforms promised in the wake of the most egregious corruption scandal to hit the European Parliament have been implemented. The full analysis is available as a PDF file here....