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Frontex, secrecy and security: control of information as strategy for institutional preservation

Frontex, a large and growing EU agency at the epicentre of the securitisation paradigm, has in recent months become embroiled in a deepening controversy over its alleged lack of transparency and accountability. The current path chosen by Frontex will eventually lead to an institutional crisis, Frontex experts Jane Kilpatrick and Mariana Gkliati argue.

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Law professor requests Court of Justice to grant him right to web stream rule of law case hearings

Professor Alberto Alemanno (HEC/NYU) tells Open Government in the EU Blog how he deems the current European rule of law standoff an excellent opportunity to raise the Court of Justice’s own transparency lacuna.

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NGO-run EU access request portal marks 10th anniversary

Over the first decade of its existence, AsktheEU.org has built a strong reputation among EU civil society, journalists, and researchers.

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Meijers Committee organises seminar on democratic challenges of EU intransparency

Committee of legal experts invites EU transparency policy stakeholders for an exchange of views on concepts, objectives, and pressing issues of the day.