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Lobbyists feeding amendments to MEPs – I’m surprised that this is even news (but we need to know) NEW
Jon Worth's Euroblog 1 Year, 2 Months, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Brussels is lobby-central. Everyone is at it – companies, NGOs, national governments, trade associations – trying to shape legislation that has an impact on 500 million citizens and the market...
A more democratic EU? Stop government secrecy! NEW
euenvironmentblog.eu 1 Year, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Minutes ago
In UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s EU speech this week he talked of the need to increase the EU’s “democratic accountability”. One little known fact is that the most secretive and undemocratic piece of the EU is actually &ls...
Case T‑590/10, Thsesing and Bloomberg v. ECB NEW
ECJBlog 1 Year, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
ECB entitled to refuse access to two documents relating to the economic situation in Greece>> On the basis of Decision 2004/258, any EU citizen any natural or legal person residing or having its registered office in a EU Member State, has a rig...
Peter Pilz Blog vom: MITTWOCH, 07. NOVEMBER 2012 NEW
Peter Pilz 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
ABGESCHMIERT.Die Eurofighter schmieren ab. Eine Notlandung im Sumpf steht kurz bevor. Die 13 Hausdurchsuchungen, die ein Wiener Staatsanwalt durchführen hat lassen, werden dazu beitragen.Mehr als 200 Aktenordner aus Oberösterreich sind bere...
The EU Commission Tries To Silence Data Retention Critic NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Dr. Patrick Breyer is the group leader for the Pirate Party in the regional parliament of Schleswig-Holstein. He is also a juris doctor, who wrote his thesis on the subject of data retention, and one of Germany’s leading experts on the subject.
Peter Pilz Blog vom: SAMSTAG, 03. NOVEMBER 2012 NEW
Peter Pilz 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
BENKO.Das Urteil ist nicht rechtskräftig, aber jetzt schon entmutigend. Wenn es stimmt, dass der Immobilienspekulant Benko versucht hat, einen Politiker zu bestechen, dann ist eine bedingte Haftstrafe von einem Jahr ein Fehlurteil.Der Herr Benko...
Acting on Denis MacShane expenses helps the Nazis, claims his friend NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Congratulations to soon-to-be-suspended-from-the-Commons Denis MacShane, who has found someone prepared to defend him in public. Step forward lawyer Mark Stephens, who told Radio 4′s World at One that action taken by Commons authorities over fa...
Seeing Our Way Through The Crisis: Why We Need Fiscal Transparency NEW
iMFdirect 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Without good fiscal information, governments can’t understand the fiscal risks they face or make good budget decisions. Fiscal transparency—the public availability of timely, reliable, and relevant data on the past, present, and future state of...
Bruxelles : Dans l’ombre des lobbies NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Moins de 48 heures après la démission du commissaire européen chargé d’une directive très stricte sur le tabac, les ONG qui se battent contre les cigarettiers ont toutes été cambriolées et des ordinateurs aux données ultra-sensibles se...
Snusskandalen: EU-politiker kräver Barroso på mer information NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Europaparlamentet vill se den hemligstämplade rapporten om korruptionsmisstankar riktade mot förre EU-kommissionär John Dalli. >>>...
Open Letter to All Anti-Snus Lobbyists NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Last week I and my colleagues in the European Parliament got an email from the lobbyist group Smoke Free Partnership. The lobbyists defended ex-commissioner Dalli who resigned over allegations of soliciting bribes for lifting the ban on snus in the E...
Wen Jiabao hat 2,3 Mrd. Vermögen. Und er ist nicht der Einzige ... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
“Ich bin nur einer unter vielen.” “Mein Vermögen ist nicht unnormal.” Mit allen diesen Floskeln könnte sich Wen Jiabao herausreden und es würde sogar stimmen … Mit den 2,3 Milliarden Dollar ist er zwar ein außergewö...
Corruption in China: The Ferrari-Red communists NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
China is a country run by a bunch of corrupted authoritarians. Unfortunately, western leaders cowardly choose to turn a blind eye on this reality. That is why why Mitt Romney must be congratulated for his critical stand on the red empire. German...
Extra Drei analysiert Steinbrücks Nebeneinkünfte NEW
Blick Log 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Und fragt sich, kann sich der Wähler überhaupt diesen Kanzlerkandidaten leisten...
Europäische Kommission | „Dalligate“ wird zum Thriller (La Tribune, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Eine Woche nach dem Rücktritt von EU-Kommissar John Dalli erhärtet sich der Verdacht einer Verschwörung gegen den Mann, der strengere Regeln für den Verkauf von Tabakwaren wollte. Zur angeblichen Einflussnahme kommt nun ein mysteriöser Einbruch...
Evropská komise | Z „Dalligate“ je detektivka (La Tribune, Paříž) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 13 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Týden po demisi eurokomisaře Johna Dalliho roste podezření, že se tento muž, který se chystal představit tvrdý legislativní návrh proti výrobcům tabáku, stal obětí komplotu. K údajnému obchodování s vlivem se totiž přidává pod...
Comissão Europeia | “Dalligate” ganha contornos de romance policial (La Tribune, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Uma semana após a demissão do comissário europeu John Dalli, continuam a crescer as suspeitas de conspiração contra ele, numa altura em que se preparava para apresentar um texto de grande severidade em relação aos produtos de tabaco. A um aleg...
Will Dalligate mean a delayed Tobacco Products Directive? Don’t Let it Happen! NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
We may not be so silly that we give up before the goal! The real issue behind the whole #Dalligate story is not the future position of a single Commissioner or our shaked faith in President Barroso but the failure or success of the revision of the To...
Europäische Kommission | Brüssel hat sein „Dalligate“ NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
John Dallis Abgang hätte eigentlich reibungslos über die Bühne gehen sollen. Aber der Rücktritt des EU-Gesundheits- und Verbraucherschutzkommissars infolge seiner Namensnennung in einer Bestechungsaffäre, aufgedeckt durch das...
Evropská komise | „Dalligate“ poskvrnil Brusel NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Demise eurokomisaře pro zdravotnictví a ochranu spotřebitele Johna Dalliho, kterého kvůli podezření z korupce prošetřuje Evropský úřad pro boj proti podvodům (OLAF), měla být hladkou zál...
Ex-kommissionär vill rentvå sitt namn NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Den nyss avgångne och korruptionsanklagade kommissionären John Dalli säger sig ha tvingats bort från sin post på grund av sin ståndaktighet mot tobaksindustrin.
Comissão Europeia | “Dalligate” provoca mancha de óleo em Bruxelas NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
A demissão de John Dalli, o comissário europeu da Saúde e da Proteção dos Consumidores, citado na investigação do Gabinete Europeu de Luta Antifraude (OLAF) sobre o tráfico de influências...
Freedom House partners new Ukrainian anti-corruption blog NEW
OdessaTalk 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Bloggers against Corruption –  That seems fairly straight to the point as far as website titles go. It is the latest civil society platform for bloggers to bring to the attention of others, corruption great and small – be it local, regio...
le « Dalligate », la démission qui dérange NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
La commission européenne est au cœur d’un scandale : John Dalli, commissaire à la santé et aux consommateurs a été contraint de démissionner la semaine dernière. Il est soupçonné de trafic d’influence. L’OLAF, office européen de...
John Dalli to sue over bribery scandal NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
The EU’s former health commissioner has vowed to sue the European Commission in connection with his resignation over an alleged tobacco bribery scandal, escalating a messy dispute between the Maltese politician and his former boss, José Manuel Bar...
aaand one more Dallimerick... NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 1 Minute ago
There once was a man, Silvio, Who said he would lobby, for dough. When asked for his price, He said in a trice,"6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0" See previous efforts here and here. BM.
Another Dallimerick NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
After yesterday's effort, here's another few lines on the Dalli affair: There once was a chancer from Malta, Who promised a firm he could alter, A measure impedin' Tobacco from Sweden, Who'd think such an offer could falter? My pleasure. BM...
Controversele demisiei comisarului pentru sanatate, John Dalli NEW
Menaru 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Comisarul european pentru sanatate, John Dalli, a demisionat saptamana trecuta după ce a fost informat că executivul UE a primit raportul final în urma unei investigaţii a Oficiului European de Luptă Antifraudă (OLAF) asupra unei plângeri de...
L’affaire Dalli tourne au vinaigre. Certitudes et troubles… NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2 à Strasbourg) Mes amis pirates ne m’en voudront de les abandonner quelques instants… Mais la démission du commissaire (maltais) à la Santé et à la Protection des Consommateurs, John Dalli, simple en apparence au départ (...
Barroso läser lusen av snuskommissionär NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
I franka ordalag pekar EU-komissionens ordförande med hela handen i frågan var skåpet ska stå när det gäller den förre EU-kommissionären John Dalli status: Du har avgått! Men Dalli ger sig inte. >>>...
Engström (pp) pressar EU om snuset NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Pirate MEP Christian Engström har ställt en fråga till EU-kommissionen om det svenska snuset.Bakgrunden är att EU:s kommissionär för hälsofrågor tvingades avgå förra veckan – efter att han anklagats för att vara mutbar vad gäller snuset...
MEP hides secret finance firm while sitting on Euro monetary committee NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
A UKIP MEP is sitting on the European Parliament’s top finance committee without declaring a potentially conflicting interest in a secret company, Political Scrapbook can reveal. UKIP’s Godfrey Bloom, a member the influential Committee on...
How to get rid of Dalli NEW
martinned 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Now that Commissioner Dalli suddenly appears to have un-resigned, the question is what to do. As far as I can see, under the Treaties there are two ways to get rid of a Commssioner. On the one hand, there is the approach that President Barroso has ta...
Is art. 247 TFEU redundant? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Now that Commissioner Dalli suddenly appears to have un-resigned, the question is what to do. As far as I can see, under the Treaties there are two ways to get rid of a Commssioner. On the one hand, there is the approach that President Barroso has ta...
Avgångne snuskommissionären skriver brev till EU-parlamentet NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
I tisdags i förra veckan avgick EU-kommissionären John Dalli plötsligt och oväntat, efter att EU’s anti-korruptionsenhet OLAF hade publicerat en rapport om Dallis agerande i samband med det svenska snuset. Enligt OLAF ska Dalli genom ett om...
Dalli démissione NEW
Euros du Village 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Étrange coup de tonnerre -vite étouffé- à la Commission européenne : le Commissaire européen à la santé et à la protection des consommateurs vient de démissionner, car il est mis en cause (mais il n'est nullement prouvé qu'il soit coupable...
Europäische Kommission | Fragen über den Rücktritt von EU-Kommissar Dalli NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
„Im Fall Dalli mehren sich die Fragen“, stellt die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung fest. Am 16. Oktober musste der maltesische EU-Kommissar für Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz John Dalli von seinem Amt zurücktreten, denn das Eur...
EU-kommissionen ser Dalli som oskyldig NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
EU-kommissionen tvingades släppa nya uppgifter om hur det gick till när John Dalli fick gå. Pressen på ordföranden José Manuel Barroso ökar.
Plötzlich gibt es Zeugen NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Im Streit um den plötzlichen Abgang von EU-Kommissar Dalli legt die Brüsseler Behörde nach: Kommissionschef Barroso habe Zeugen für die Vorwürfe gegen Dalli, sagte ein Behördensprecher. Zwei Personen, darunter Barrosos Kabinettschef Laitenberge...
« Moralisation de la vie publique : quelle contribution peut apporter le Parlement ? » (Colloque annuel de Transparency International France - Assemblée nationale - Jeudi 25 octobre 2012) NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
    Colloque annuel de Transparency International France   « Moralisation de la vie publique : quelle contribution peut apporter le Parlement ? »    &nbs...
The structure of EU politics: Story-telling about European Parliament committees NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Trying to make sense of EU politics is quite difficult. Good story-telling is almost impossible because too many people are involved in too many issues. Convincing analysis is hard because the amount of time you have to invest in research is often no...
OLAF & Caesar’s Wife NEW
J'accuse 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
I’ll try to to be brief on this one and avoid excessive legalisms. Yesterday, the European Anti-Fraud Office (affectionately known as OLAF) deemed it necessary to issue “a statement in order to clarify comments contained in media reports&...
Why not inform about European Council sources? NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 1 Year, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Mandatory weekend reading for grateful EU citizens, who can enjoy the collected wisdom of a sleep-deprived European Council 18 to 19 October 2012 in 23 official EU languages (EUCO 156/12); in English here. In order to offer something fresh at the b...
Nel fumo delle lobby | Blog NEW
Europa league 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
C’è molto fumo nella vicenda delle dimissioni del commissario europeo alla sanità John Dalli, e non è solo una battuta scontata. Dalli, ex ministro degli esteri maltese che aveva lasciato la carica dopo appena tre mesi per...
Dalligate avec du recul – (Part II – Regrets they have a few) NEW
J'accuse 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 14 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
The day Dalli resigned from the Commission (or was forced to resign if you prefer) I got a call from Malta. “They’ve just mentioned his resignation on RTK. Is he preparing for the election too?” You couldn’t fault this way of...
Dalligate avec du recul (Intermezzo – European Update) NEW
J'accuse 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 16 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
What was the nickname that Labour had for (then) Minister Dalli a while back? Johnny Cash no? This was back in the time when Dalli was a successful nationalist party heavyweight who imported the much maligned Value Added Tax and bulldozed budget af...
Mystiken tätnar i EU’s snus-skandal NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Nu kommer det nya ganska sensationella uppgifter i skandalen runt EU-kommissionären John Dalli och det svenska snuset. Dalli avgick plötsligt och oväntat i tisdags, efter anklagelser om att han genom ombud ska ha försökt kräva Swedish Match på...
BM caption competition update - Dalli & Barroso NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Further to the caption competition flagged up yesterday, here's one... Ho ho. BM...
Unfair dismissal without the dismissal. Nor, technically, the unfair. NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Dalli may claim his rights of defence were breached, while Barroso's lawyers could argue the toss over whether those rights applied. It's potentially a political ousting that wouldn't be out of place in an episode of The Thick Of It. YOU'RE RESIGN...
La démission de John Dalli, quelle leçon en tirer NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Après la démission du commissaire John Dalli, on peut se poser plusieurs questions mais il y a une certitude. C’est la volonté de reprise en main affichée par le président de la Commission, José-Manuel Barroso. Le président...
BM caption competition NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Dalli and Bozo in happier times: BM...
In other news… NEW
Politics @ Surrey 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
A member of your country’s senior government resigned this week, amid charges of improper lobbying: you probably read about it. Or maybe you didn’t, because that individual was John Dalli, European Commissioner for Food. Indeed, if you di...
Europäische Kommission | Der peinliche Rücktritt von Kommissar Dalli NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Mit dem Worten: „Ein trauriger Tag für Malta“ kommentiert die Times of Malta den Rücktritt des maltesischen EU-Kommissars John Dalli, der für das Ressort Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz zuständig war. Das Europäi...
Could Dalli’s case threaten the European Commission? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Unlikely. The Health Commissioner John Dalli resigned or it seems he was forced to resign over  alleged corruption. Question: Would you say that this resignation because of the alleged corruption may have the lasting negative impact on the European...
Olaf: al via le indagini dopo la denuncia della Swedish Match. John Dalli si dimette NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
John Dalli, Commissario europeo per la salute e la politica dei consumatori, ha presentato nella giornata di ieri la rinuncia al suo incarico, ricevuta poi dal Presidente Barroso. La strada delle dimissioni è stata scelta da Dalli in seguito alla no...
Engström (pp) om EU, snuset och demokratin NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Pirate MEP Christian Engström skriver mer om snusskandalen i EU, om korruption och om demokratin. Ett litet nedslag i texten..."När det talas om korruption i EU, då ser man framför sig hur företag och särintressen försöker smussla till politi...
EU, snuset och demokratin NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
När det talas om korruption i EU, då ser man framför sig hur företag och särintressen försöker smussla till politiker och byråkrater bruna papperspåsar med kontanter. I gengäld väntar de sig att lagar och regler anpassas till deras önskem...
Tobaksbolag erbjöd pengar för möte med EU-kommissionär NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
EU-kommissionärens avgång försenar det nya, skärpta tobaksdirektivet, vilket beklagas av flera hälsoorganisationer.
Comissão Europeia | A embaraçosa demissão do comissário Dalli NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
"Um dia triste para Malta": foi assim que o Times of Malta reagiu à demissão do comissário europeu maltês John Dalli, responsável pela Saúde e Defesa do Consumidor. Com efeito, Dalli foi considerado...
Evropská komise | Ostudná rezignance maltského komisaře NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
„Smutný den pro Maltu‟, píše deník Times of Malta v reakci na rezignaci maltského evropského komisaře Johna Dalliho odpovědného za rezort zdravotnictví a spotřebitelskou politiku. Evr...
Put that in yer pipe... NEW
Berlaymonster 1 Year, 6 Months, 10 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Calabash-for-influence? Amid the blah de blah over EU health commissioner John Dalli's resignation and a cash-for-influence probe over tobacco legislation, has no-one thought to look further into the links between the European Commission and Bi...
Dalli, Dalli, viel zu schnell? NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 6 Months, 11 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Der plötzliche Rücktritt von Gesundheitskommissar J. Dalli wird immer mysteriöser. Offiziell geht es um einen Einflussversuch eines Tabak-Lobbyisten, zu dem Ermittlungen der Brüsseler EU-Antibetrugsbehörde OLAF laufen. Normalerweise wartet die K...
GAC preparation for European Council 18-19 October 2012 NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 1 Year, 6 Months, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
In customary manner, the preparatory and coordinating General Affairs Council (GAC) 16 October 2012 was practically useless for informed debate about the upcoming European Council. See item Preparation of the October European Council (page 9) to mak...
Snuff-gate avslöjar ett korrumperat EU NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 6 Months, 23 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Nu får det ta mig fan vara nog!EU har försökt vifta bort det svenska snuset. EU har ignorerat fakta om det svenska snuset. EU har ljugit om det svenska snuset.EU har till och med censurerat information om svenskt snus – med TipEx i hundratals ra...
OLAF investigation brings down Health Commissioner Dalli NEW
The European Citizen 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
An OLAF investigation into attempts by the tobacco industry to influence EU legislation has led to the resignation of Maltese Commissioner John Dalli, who had health as his portfolio.The investigation was into whether a Maltese entrepreneur had used...
European Commissioner John Dalli resigns NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, has resigned with immediate effect in the wake of an investigation by the European Union's anti-fraud office OLAF...
Commissioner Dalli resigned because of OLAF investigation NEW
Bruselská spojka 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Commissioner John Dalli has today announced his resignation as a member of the Commission, with immediate effect. Mr Dalli informed the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the E...
Le commissaire à la Santé démissionne pour trafic d’influence (maj) NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) C’est un simple communiqué envoyé par espresso à tous les journalistes qui vient de l’annoncer. John Dalli, le membre maltais de la Commission européenne, chargé de la santé et de la protection des consommateurs, a déc...
EU-kommissionär får avgå efter mutskandal om snus NEW
Christian Engström, Pirate MEP 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
EU-komissionären John Dalli, som är ansvarig för konsumentfrågor, avgår efter bedrägerianklagelser, rapporterar Svd. Tydligen ska han ha låtit Swedish Match förstå att han kunde göra snus tillåtet i hela EU om han fick en muta för besvär...
EU Secrets NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
As part of her ongoing fight over the EU’s agreement with the US over the exchange SWIFT data, MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld is trying to get her hands on the full version of this Europol inspection report. The problem is that it is classified UE...
La Cour des comptes européenne NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
La Cour des comptes européenne examine les finances de l'Union. Elle a pour mission d'améliorer la gestion financière de l'UE et de rendre compte de l'utilisation de l'argent public. Créée en 1975, elle a son siège à Luxembourg.
Commission's Refusal to Block Revolving Door triggers Ombudsman Complaint NEW
EU lobbying - lifting the veil of secrecy 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Corporate Europe Observatory, alongside Greenpeace, Lobbycontrol and Spinwatch, have submitted a complaint about the Commission's repeated refusal to take the revolving door problem seriously. The 'revolving door' describes the movement of staff f...
Transparency in medical research data. 13-11-12 in European Parliament NEW
IP Policy Committee blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Transparency in medical research data and protecting public health Opening up EU clinical trial data for safe and effective medicines The European Parliament is presently considering the Clinical Trials Regulation. http://ec.europa.eu/health/human-us...
Opération transparence sur les plus importants cabinets de lobbying européen NEW
Se former à la communication européenne 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Categories: Communication de l'UE, Communication sur l'EuropeTags: lobbyingA partir de la liste des plus importantes « EU lobby firms by income » publiée par l’EUObserver et du registre de la transparence de l’UE, il est possible de dresser u...
Peter Pilz Blog vom: DIENSTAG, 02. OKTOBER 2012 NEW
Peter Pilz 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
ZIMMERMANN BELASTET FAYMANN.Unser erster Zeuge heute ist Marc Zimmermann, der ehemalige Leiter der Unternehmenskommunikation der ASFINAG. Schon in seinen ersten Antworten belastet er das Kabinett Faymann schwer.Ich halte ihm zwei Aktenvermerke vor. E...
The Berlaymont Papers: That’s Key Commission Thinking? NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
“BEPA has developed the concept of the ‘Berlaymont Papers‘ which will make available to a wider public some of the key thinking going on within the service. The first issue of the ‘Berlaymont Papers’, building on the W...
Neue Vorwürfe: Wulff soll Siemens um Geld für Filmproduktion gebeten haben - Politik - FAZ NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Minutes ago
Neue Vorwürfe: Wulff soll Siemens um Geld für Filmproduktion gebeten haben - Politik - FAZ: Wundert sich da noch jemand? Bitte Siemens, gebt doch mal ein paar Euro an meinen Kumpel Groenewald, der gerade einen Film über einen Siemens-Manager finan...
Mise à jour. Le Parlement européen prendra-t-il le leadership en matière de lutte anticorruption contre les grandes firmes minières, pétrolières et autres ? NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 53 Minutes ago
L’Europe prête à durcir les règles anticorruption pour les industries extractives ? Les Groupes miniers et pétroliers souvent accusés d’entretenir corruption et opacité financière dans les pays les plus pauvres mais riches en ress...
"The Truth Is Out There" NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Att arbeta för öppenhet, transparens, tryckfrihet och yttrandefrihet är viktiga saker. Oerhört viktiga.Samtidigt skulle man kunna önska sig att fler verkligen använde sig av dessa verktyg, fri- och rättigheter.Ta det här med att EU håller p
Schlyter i strid om EU:s öppenhet NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
EU-parlamentarikern Carl Schlyter (MP) anklagar EU-kommissionen för bristande öppenhet. Därför stämmer han dem i EU-domstolen. – Det är ett principiellt viktigt fall som kan få stora konsekvenser för Europa, menar han.Carl Schlyter...
On PM Borissov’s alleged murky past NEW
Reuniting Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
My friends in Twitter asked me to explain an article they found on the web and could not fully understand. I’m happy to provide some insight. The European Parliament CRIM committee has held on Monday evening a meeting ‘in camera’ to examine a r...
Aides agricoles de l'Union européenne : la Commission propose d'augmenter la transparence sur les subventions NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 22 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
La Commission a adopté aujourd'hui une proposition visant à imposer de nouvelles règles relatives à la publication d'informations sur les bénéficiaires des fonds agricoles européens. Cette révision de la législation intervient après un...
Mehr Mut für Transparenz in der Rohstoffwirtschaft, Kommissar Barnier! NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Rohstoffwirtschaft und Transparenz sind bisher Worte, die man nicht ehrlicherweise in einem Satz verwenden kann. Mangel an Transparenz hat Machtanhäufung illegitimer Potentaten gefördert und dazu beigetragen, dass in vielen Ländern von einem "Rohs...
Financial Times joins chorus for more transparency at the ECB NEW
Transparency International EU blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
We at TI-EU have been questioning the levels of transparency and accountability at the ECB, as you can see in our op-ed in the EU Observer and our blog post on President Barroso’s address . We are glad to see that those wise old heads at the...
EC proposal to increase transparency NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
The Commission has adopted a proposal designed to apply new rules with regard to the publication of information on the beneficiaries of European agricultural funds. This legislative review has been prompted by a 2010 judgment of the Court of Justice...
'Key moment' in drive for transparency hailed by MEP NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
A European Parliament vote in favour of new rules on disclosure for large companies in the extractive industries – together with a similar law in the US – marks progress towards strong global transparency standards, says Arlene McCarthy...
Le Parlement européen prendra-t-il le leadership en matière de lutte anticorruption contre les grandes firmes minières, pétrolières et autres ? NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
L’Europe prête à durcir les règles anticorruption pour les industries extractives ? Les Groupes miniers et pétroliers souvent accusés d’entretenir corruption et opacité financière dans les pays les plus pauvres mais riches en ress...
Old stories, new stories: Fight for EU transparency and for EU documents NEW
Ideas on Europe 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
I haven’t been blogging much over here lately, because of my new job at the EU Office of Transparency International in which my digital attention is currently focused on this website and contributions to this Twitter account.  Still, this wou...
What was discussed during Commissioner Rehn's meetings with Goldman Sachs? Euro Commissioner has a transparency problem. NEW
EU lobbying - lifting the veil of secrecy 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Since the start of the eurocrisis, the European Commission has gained significant new powers to monitor and intervene in government budgets at a member-state level in the name of ‘economic governance’. At the same time, as a member of the Troika...
Another case of alleged corruption in a CEE energy company NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Alleged corruption at Poland’s second biggest state-owned energy company ENEA S.A. may compromise yet another project financed by European public banks. We have seen a number of cases recently, where clients of the European Investment Bank and the...
MEPs help to make the EU 0.0014286% more transparent NEW
Transparency International EU blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Compared to the EU’s 2011 budget of around 140 billion Euros, 2 million Euros (that’s 0.0014286% of 140 billion Euros) doesn’t sound like much.  However, a fight – which is expected to come to a head this week – between the European Parlia...