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 2017.
See also the news report digests for 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015 (first quarter, second quarter, and second half), and 2014 (last quarter).
14/04/17//Politico: A transparent Brexit?
24/04/17// European Law Blog: Implementation of the Aarhus Convention by the EU – An Inconvenient Truth from the Compliance Committee
24/05/17// EUObserver: Transparency complaints keep EU Ombudsman busy
18/06/17// EUObserver: Inside the Code of Conduct, the EU’s most secretive group
04/07/17// EUObserver: Lobbying transparency enhances MEPs’ freedom
25/08/17// Politico: Brussels Influence: Transparency is bad for democracy — Monsanto fights back
28/08/17// European Law Blog: Well Into the Third Act: The Way Forward on Public Access to EU Documents
18/10/17// Euractiv: It’s high time the Council joins the EU’s Transparency Register rules
16/11/17// Dutch Parliament: 16/11/17// Dutch Parliament: Opening up closed doors: making the EU more transparent for its citizens. Paper from the Dutch COSAC delegation on EU transparency
23/11/17// Euractiv: Balancing secrecy and openness, the EU strives for transparency
28/11/17// Euractiv: Excessive complexity hinders transparency of lawmaking
01/12/17// Euractiv: Hübner: The European Union is more transparent than national governments
13/12/17// Council of the EU: More transparency on EU decision-making: new register of delegated acts
17/12/17// Malta Independent: Malta among main opponents of EU bid for increased transparency on trusts and companieson EU talks
18/12/17// Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Nieuw online register van gedelegeerde handelingen bevordert transparantie EU-besluitvorming
18/12/17// EUObserver: EU ombudsman asks Tusk for more transparency