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Archive for July, 2012|Monthly archive page

Blog post: Citizens deserve better

In Stories on July 6, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Blog on the summing up and commenting the recent developments on transparency.

Citizens deserve better

Is it the Nordics against the Southerners in the fight for more transparency in the EU? Is it old-fashioned bureaucracy against modern administration? Is it power structures against the citizens?

The fight for more transparency in the EU seems stuck after the Danish presidency gave up on finding a solution for new access to documents rules, among connoisseurs known as 1049/01. Read the rest of this entry »

New website for

In Archive, Blog news on July 6, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Today we launched the new website for We is mainly Rafael Njotea, my excellent colleague and web-editor at and myself.

The new website has improved functions and looks much better. So this important tool for the next steps is now in place – a relief.

Now to the important stuff: The next call for proposals, publication of good stories, networking. Building up an organisation is great fun – and a lot of work.

Another step achieved!