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Legal reform

Russian lobbyists to be barred from accessing EU decision makers

Decision taken well into the Russian invasion in Ukraine and after considerable pressure on the institution representing EU member states.

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Legal reform

Enhanced transparency of decion making among CoFEU Plenary’s list of proposals

Draft report, endorsed by the European Parliament, proposes swathe of measures aimed at strengthening transparency and participation for citizens and parliaments.

Meeting of the citizens’ panel on European democracy at the European University Institute in Florence. Credit: Department of European Politics, Italian government.
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War in Ukraine requires EU to urgently step up its sanctions implementation transparency, NGO says

The NGO Access Info Europe calls on EU to implement disclosure commitments to safeguard effectiveness of sanctions against Russian oligarchs.

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“Little more than transparency” – MEPs criticise political ads regulation proposal

Unusually for political discourse, transparency is not considered the holy grail where targeted online political advertising is concerned.