Previous-day version of textual proposal shows expansive language removed from finally adopted guidelines.
Guidelines contain non-compelling language and continue to suggest that the Presidency is not part of the Council.
Confidential informal remote meeting organised by the Portuguese Presidency contrasts with large-scale event organised by the 2019 Finnish Presidency.
In view of today’s challenges, is the EU’s approach to transparency sufficient, given that it is an atypical constitutional structure exercising sovereign powers across multiple levels of government and in constant need of explaining itself? Herwig Hofmann and Päivi Leino-Sandberg see room for reform.