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Jurisprudence

Court further strengthens EU institutions’ prerogative in determining access to member state-submitted documents

A new court case further strengthen’s the EU institutions’ hands in granting access to a member state’s documents against its will.

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Implementation Legal reform

Inch by inch, the Council crawls towards greater transparency

A new internal note reveals renewed efforts by a small group of member states to take Council transparency forward, Maarten Hillebrandt reports.

Non paper April 2015
A fragment from the recent non paper concerning Council transparency reform.
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Implementation

Questionnaire on Open Council Meetings, Part II

And the results are…

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Civil society Jurisprudence

Hearing in Appeal Access Info Europe Case Sees Parties Putting Forward Their Views About Transparency in Process

The Council of the European Union defends its appeal in Luxembourg.  On Thursday 21 February, the litigating parties in the Access Info Europe case appeal convened at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg for a hearing. This marks the next step in this case, since the the Council contested the General Court’s ruling by bringing an appeal.