News reports

Transparency news reports in 2016

Since September 2014, the Open Government in the EU blog scans English-language online news outlets for news on EU transparency. Please find below the news digest for 2016. See also the news report digests for 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 (first quarter, second quarter, and second half), and 2014 (last quarter).

06/01/16// Ein News: EU contributes €100,000 to increase transparency in investor-to-state disputes

10/01/16// EU Law Analysis: On knowledge as power: transparency of EU law-making procedures

13/01/16// Irish Times: EU body urged to be more open on tobacco contacts

14/01/16// EUObserver: MEP takes EU to court on tax transparency

31/01/16// New Europe: The European Commission kills transparency

01/02/16// EUObserver: Berlin: 35 square metres of TTIP transparency

02/02/16// EUObserver: Ombudsman demands greater expert group transparency

01/03/16// Politico: Commission asks public to help boost transparency

04/03/16// Radio New Zealand: TPP critics urge transparency on EU talks

17/03/16// Irish Times: Emily O’Reilly seeks clarity on Eurogroup transparency proposals

21/03/16// Access Info: Access Info calls for immediate end to the EU’s secretive law-making process

22/03/16// Politico: Transparency groups target lobbying weak spot

28/09/2016// ECER: Kabinet evalueert EU-transparantie onder Nederlands Voorzitterschap

13/10/2016// Commission faces EU court battle over secret TTIP documents

16/12/2016// VoteWatch: Take-aways from yesterday’s vote on transparency in the European Parliament