Civil society

NGO-run EU access request portal marks 10th anniversary

Over the first decade of its existence, has built a strong reputation among EU civil society, journalists, and researchers.

Implementation Research

EU communication – the Elephant in the Room

The need to communicate political achievements and to communicate them well is a pivotal but overlooked lesson in the EU, Reneta Shipkova argues. Her recent book provides concrete tips to remedy this hiatus.

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Civil society Implementation

Revision of press policy floated by Commission makes waves

Commission proposal to also allow non-Brussels based press into off-the-record briefings is criticised by Brussels journalists for undermining the trust relationship required for quality journalism – while others question the press corps’ commitment to openness.

The Berlaymont Press Room. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.