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.
And the results are…
The Court of Justice of the EU dismisses in full the Council’s appeal against an earlier judgement in the much publicised Access Info Europe case.
The long awaited judgement of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in the Access Info Europe appeal was finally handed down last week, on 17 October. After losing a case against Access Info Europe (AIE) in front of the lower General Court, the Council appealed. The CJEU now has found that the General Court’s judgement was correct and must therefore be upheld. In total, three separate pleas in law filed by the Council were refuted.
On Monday 16 September, the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU circulated a questionnaire concerning the effects of open meetings.