Access to documents is a fundamental right

Access to documents is a fundamental right in the European Union and is an important tool for citizens, journalists and civil society organisations to be able to seek and receive information from the EU institutions and to challenge excessive secrecy …...

First peek into the TTIP talks

More access to some EU texts, but lack of US positions reveal only half the story I was expecting to see a queue behind the reading room where selected TTIP documents are available for MEPs, but no. I was the …...

Commission offers partial transparency on TTIP

EU ombudswoman O’Reilly gave her stance on the  EU-US free trade agreement negotiations (TTIP) and transparency to improve public participation. The ombudswoman noted that the citizens should have the right to see the TTIP negotiation documents giving the Commission a …...