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Oversight

European Parliament monitoring group report calls out Frontex transparency malpractice

Scathing report criticises Frontex for fundamental rights breaches and malpractices reducing transparency.

Still of the report’s author, MEP Tineke Strik. Credit: Strik’s twitter account.
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Oversight

New Parliament resolution again berates Frontex for its intransparency

Resolution is European representatives’ second formal admonition against agency’s opacity within the space of a few months.

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Implementation

Making it seem better than it is

Comparison of European Parliament’s and the Council’s access to documents annual reports reveals discrepancies in the information shared, Sofia Sormunen shows.

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Legal reform

IIA on a ‘mandatory’ lobby register published in the Official Journal

Publication concludes a negotiating process that lasted more than four years. Critics still see many obstacles to the proper public scrutiny of lobbyists’ influence on EU decision making.

Representatives of the three institutions announce the conclusion of the negotiations for the IIA on mandatory lobby transparency in December 2020.