SEAP Updated Position Paper on the Inter-Institutional Agreement establishing a mandatory transparency register

  BACKGROUND: A joint European Parliament and European Commission Transparency Register was launched on 23 June 2011. It has been the subject of annual reports. The joint secretariat has issued guidelines and since the start of 2013 an inter-institutional high-level working group has been conducting a review. On 28 September …

Emma Brown joins SEAP as a new board member

SEAP’s has a new addition. Emma Brown is taking up a board position until the end of the present mandate. The current board would like to welcome Emma to the team and thank the acceptance of the invitation to join us. We hope to develop the work of SEAP together …

Letter addressed to MEP’s on Transparency

Last week, SEAP sent a letter to MEP’s anticipating the trilogue meeting taking place today (15th of June 2020) on the subject of establishing a mandatory transparency register for the EU institutions. Along with it, we have shared a Policy Brief, highlighting our own Transparency Pledge campaign on this subject, and calling …

Postponement of SEAP’s General Assembly

In accordance with a decision taken by the Board of Directors of SEAP, and taking into account the extraordinary circumstances associated with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, SEAP’s 2020 General Assembly will be postponed in accordance with Section 4, Article 7 of Royal Decree 4º issued by the Belgium …

Change in procedure for activating lobbyists badges

According to a new General Notice from DG-SAFE dated from 7th February 2020, a change in the procedure for activating lobbyists badges is underway: “GENERAL NOTICE Subject : Change in the procedure for activating lobbyist badges As from 10th February 2020, lobbyists will no longer need to activate their access …

LobbyEurope and Transparency Pledge launch

Dear Members and Friends, Upon reaching the end of the present year of activity SEAP is launching a new brand – LobbyEurope. This platform is not only intended to be a home for lobbyists in the European Union, but also a platform dedicated to educating the general public about the …