Links

Access EuropeAmsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies (inter-universitary research network)

Access Info EuropeSpain-based but pan-European transparency advocacy group

Amsterdam Centre for European Law and GovernanceExpert blog on issues related to EU law and governance

AsktheEU.orgAccess to documents request portal offered by coalition of NGOs

Corporate Europe ObservatoryBrussels-based comporate lobbying watchdog

Council of Europe2009 Convention on Access to Official Documents

Council of Ministers

Europathe official website of the European Union

Europa Nuindependent repository of information about the European Union (Dutch)

Europa Transparency Homepage

European Information Association – NGO concerned with enhancing access to EU information

European Commission

European Ombudsman – investigates complaints about maladministration in the institutions and bodies of the European Union

European Parliament Archivescentral historical archives 1952-1999

European Parliament Legislative Observatorythe what, where, and when of all European legislation

EUR-LexEuropean Union law database

Freedominfo.orgglobal network of freedom of information advocates

Friends of the Earthportal page on EU lobbying transparency

OpenAccessNow.eucivil society network for access to migrant detention centres in the EU

Prelexdatabase on inter-institutional procedures in the European Union

StatewatchLondon-based European civil liberties network

Transparency International – blog of the EU office 

Transparency Research Networkglobal network of scientists engaged in research about transparency in the public sector

Votewatchtracks legislative procedures and voting behaviour in the EU

WikiLeakspublishes and comments on leaked documents alleging government and corporate misconduct

Other useful links

State of national FOI legislation: map of the worldSeptember 2010 version by Privacy International