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by Jasmin Hiry PhD candidate, University of Luxembourg     One crucial innovation introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon is the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). It is the first tool of participatory democracy at supranational level, and raised great hopes to make the European Union more accessible. However, after some years of operation major flaws… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand

By Jasmin Hiry Doctoral candidate, University of Luxembourg   With the Treaty of Amsterdam, the right of access to documents was formally embedded into primary law. In light of the huge amount of judgments rendered by the Court since then, this does not seem to be an easy right to protect. Since the beginning, the… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand