Implementation Legal reform

Transparency of EP committee votes kept off the agenda

The EP’s two largest political groupings, the EPP (people’s parties) and S&D (social democrats), are keeping the item of public voting in parliamentary committees off the agenda.

News reports Oversight

Op-ed on current initiatives for enhancing EU’s democratic transparency

Parliamentary disobedience in the the eurosceptic UK strengthens democratic oversight in the EU.


HEC looks back at successful Third Global Conference on Transparency Research

This year, the annual global conference on transparency research was organised by HEC Paris. Approximately 100 researchers convened to discuss issues of transparency research in a multitude of contexts, varying from the local to the European and even global level, from activist to government perspectives, and from democratic to technocratic views on designing transparency policies.


Questionnaire on Open Council Meetings, Part II

And the results are…