Transparency register: Council agrees mandate for negotiations

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  • 06/12/2017 14:56

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Matti Maasikas
Matti Maasikas, Estonia's Deputy Minister for EU Affairs, said that increased transparency in EU decision-making is a must if we want to remain credible to our citizens (photo: Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

On 6 December 2017, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) agreed on the Council's position on the Commission proposal for a mandatory transparency register.

This gives the presidency a mandate to begin negotiations with the Parliament and Commission on the Council's participation in the transparency register alongside the other two institutions.

Read more on the website of the Council of the European Union.