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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.

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Legal reform Research

A Watershed in the History of European Integration

In the 1980s, Irish Foreign Minister Dooge chaired a technical EU committee that proved instrumental in the move towards the Single European Act and eventually, the European Union.

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Implementation Legal reform

Public Consultation on New Dutch FOI Law

The European Public Sector Information Platform reports the public consultation round that has opened for the Dutch FOI law.

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Legal reform

Talks on access regulation collapse; Presidency to try an alternative route

Talks on the revision of the European access to documents regulation have collapsed. The Danish presidency has been unable to reconcile the widely diverging views of parties around the table.