Tag Archives: conflicts of interest

Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO): more than half of the European Food Safety Authority experts have conflicts of interest

Brussels, Belgium, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 60% of experts sitting on the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) panels have direct or indirect links with industries regulated by the agency, according to an independent screening performed by Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and … Read the full press release

New EU lobbying report reveals MEPs code of conduct failing to prevent potential conflicts of interest

23-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The new code of conduct for MEPs is failing to prevent potential conflicts of interest in a number of specific cases, finds a new report released today. The research conducted by Friends of the Earth Europe, Corporate Europe Observatory, … Read the full press release

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) complies with series of suggestions made by The European Ombudsman to prevent conflicts of interest

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, welcomed the positive reply of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to suggestions he made with an eye to helping the Agency improve its administration. The suggestions, which were formulated following the Ombudsman’s recent … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman: more than 30 000 complaints and almost 3 500 investigations in the past ten years

27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, dealt with more than 30 000 complaints and opened almost 3 500 investigations into alleged maladministration in the EU administration during his ten years in office. In 2012 alone, he received 2 442 complaints (2510 in … Read the full press release