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

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

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Implementation News reports

More secrecy and more summits means less democracy, says Professor of European Law

An article by professor Deirdre Curtin of the Open Government in the EU research group was published yesterday in the Irish Times.

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Implementation Legal reform News reports

Dutch Access to Documents (WOB) Controversy

Not only in the EU is a debate (or should we say, battle) still ongoing over the meaning and usefulness of transparency. Also in the Netherlands has a member of government sought to reopen a fundamental discussion on the current WOB-regime.