CSCG releases new guidelines for NGOs on the Transparency Register
Following the release of the joint European Commission and European Parliament "Transparency Register," the Civil Society Contact Group (CSCG) and ALTER-EU produced guidelines for using the register for NGOS, reflecting in depth discussions within the EU Civil Society Contact Group and ALTER-EU as well as the advice of lobby transparency experts, and aspects of US lobby disclosure legislation.
These guidelines cover those steps of the registration that are particularly relevant to improve EU lobbying transparency and provide constructive example of how the âTransparency Registerâ could be improved. A meaningful register must disclose:
The guidelines are addressed to all entities that want to register in the voluntary âTransparency Registerâ. They are primarily for organisations that will register in the NGO category of the register but the standard se,t should in their view, apply to all lobbyists.
In the guidelines you can find:
Read the CSCG guidelines