Mr Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the European Commission
Rue de la Loi 200
Brussels, 22 March 2017
Dear First Vice-President Timmermans,
Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, we the undersigned organisations urge the European Commission not to abandon its leadership role in fighting the scourge of corruption in the EU.
More than 100 organisations urge the Parliament to spearhead #lobbytransparency reform!
In cooperation with European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) from Belgium and European partners (Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, United Kingdom and Iceland GONG is implementing the Digital Ecosystem for e-participation Linking Youth (DEEP-Linking Youth) project devoted to digital democracy. The project encompasses research and the creation of a digital ecosystem for youth engagement on a common task to provide quality input to decision-making concerning the future of student mobility and the Erasmus + Programme.
We bring you an open letter sent to all Heads of State and Government of the European Union by the Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), on behalf of 52 organizations having signed it, to ask that the Trade Secrets Protection Directive, due to be examined during the next Agriculture Council on May 17, is further amended before its final approval to protect crucial freedoms and rights.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) voted unanimously in favour of a resolution on the current refugee crisis, expressing a common concern on part of representatives of employers, trade unions and civil society organisations across the EU.