Last Tuesday I was active as a lobbyist. On behalf of Democracy International I met with Sven Giegold, Member of the European Parliament. I handed over to him a big envelope. It contained the recommendations by 1695 people on how to clean up EU politics. It was great to be lobbying for this cause and to be backed by so many supporters!

This summer we at Democracy International had asked people all across Europe to submit to us their proposals for a stronger EU transparency law. We cordially thank everybody who participated in our political action!

Receiving the results, Sven Giegold announced to read all suggestions carefully and to include them into the legislation against EU lobbying he is currently drafting (Watch interview). This Wednesday, Sven Giegold is to present this report. We will take him at his words. We will observe what will happen next in our campaign against undemocratic lobbying in the EU.

All the best,
Cora Pfafferott

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