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Inch by inch, the Council crawls towards greater transparency

A new internal note reveals renewed efforts by a small group of member states to take Council transparency forward, Maarten Hillebrandt reports.

Non paper April 2015
A fragment from the recent non paper concerning Council transparency reform.
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Legal reform

Talks on access regulation collapse; Presidency to try an alternative route

Talks on the revision of the European access to documents regulation have collapsed. The Danish presidency has been unable to reconcile the widely diverging views of parties around the table.

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Implementation

Former Council Spokesman on emergence of EU transparency

What did the first years of Council transparency look like?

In this short video clip (in French), former Council spokesman Norbert Schwaiger elaborates on a number of factors that, according to him, contributed to furthering transparency in the Council context.