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The EU parliament initiated the transparency register as early as 1996. (Photo: europarl.europa.eu)

EU parliament should befriend transparency

A few days ago, an NGO representative expressed her concerns about the way the European Parliament was dealing with the European Commission’s proposal for a revised inter-institutional agreement on a “mandatory transparency register”.

The proposal was submitted by the EU commission on 28 September 2016 and aimed at including the Council of the EU, where representatives of member states sit, as a new partner within the framework.\n \nF...

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