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[Europe] Contacts with the tobacco industry re EU trade negotiations

I am requesting the following documents: - a list of meetings between DG Trade officials and representatives of the tobacco industry (including tobacco companies and tobacco industry groups, but also lobby consultancies, law firms and others working fo
Ask the EU (Access Info Europe) (es)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:45
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[Europe] Did the Commission censor Big Tobacco documents because of TTIP?

[EC] has denied that heavily redacted documents about meetings with Big Tobacco companies have anything to do with EU-US trade talks for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). But campaigners and MEPs argued that contradicted Commissi
EurActiv
added Oct 5, 2015 11:38
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[Europe] Commission's secretive tobacco lobby contacts breach UN rules - Ombudsman

The EU Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) against the Commission over its failure to implement UN tobacco lobby rules. Deeming the Commission's failure to comply with the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Framework Conv
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:36
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[Europe] Commission in breach of UN tobacco lobbying rules, says EU Ombudsman

European Commission fails to meet United Nations transparency obligations over tobacco lobbying... The Barroso Commission, rocked by the Dalligate graft scandal, was too secretive about meeting Big Tobacco lobbyists, the Ombudsman said.
EurActiv
added Oct 5, 2015 11:34
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Commission should ensure that the proactive transparency policy put in place by DG Health, requiring the publication online of all the meetings its staff have with tobacco industry representatives and the minutes taken of those meetings, should apply
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:31
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Opinion of the European Commission on complaint 852/2014/LP (PDF) [REDACTED]

European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:29
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Request to the European Commission to submit a supplementary opinion on complaint 852/2014/LP

the Commission should specify whether there were indeed meetings between senior officials of the Commission (other than the staff of DG SANCO) and tobacco industry representatives, whether any record of such meetings was prepared and, if this was not the
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:20
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Ombudsman took the view that parties to the Convention are required to take active measures both to limit the extent of interactions with the tobacco industry and to ensure transparency where such interactions occur. The Ombudsman rejected the view t
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:19
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[Europe] Alleged failure to properly implement Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The Commission should: a) undertake a thorough assessment of how to implement the WHO Convention rules across all of its departments; b) publish online lists of all meetings with tobacco industry representatives and minutes of such meetings;
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:17
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Ombudsman: European Commission not transparent enough about tobacco lobbying

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has found the Barroso Commission was not transparent enough about its meetings with the tobacco industry. She called on the Juncker Commission from now on proactively to publish online all meetings with tobacco lob
European Ombudsman
added Oct 5, 2015 11:15
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