Civil society Implementation

Dutch Presidency of the EU to host “transparency unconference”

The Dutch government, which currently holds the Presidency of the EU, has recently announced that it will host a “transparency unconference” in Amsterdam on 1 June.


Brussels workshop on the role of confidentiality in international negotiations

On Friday 12 February, CERIM (Maastricht) will host a workshop on ‘The Law and Politics of Confidential EU Negotiations’ at the UM Campus in Brussels.

Implementation Oversight

Netherlands takes up the EU Presidency amidst both ambitions and concerns over transparency

The European Commission will meet the Dutch chambers of parliament behind closed doors, at the latter’s request.

Meeting Rutte
Dutch Prime Minister Rutte welcomes Commission President Juncker to Amsterdam, while the other members of the Commission cue up. The welcoming ceremony is one of the rare occasions that the public will be able to view during the Commission’s visit to the Netherlands.