Presentation of the transparency plan adopted by the Italian Permanent Representation

4 March 2020 in Brussels


The Good Lobby will be present at the presentation event of the transparency plan adopted by the Italian Permanent Representation, with regards to its relations with lobbyists.

The Italian Permanent Representation to the European Union has on the first of February adopted a provision which requires its delegates to meet only lobbyists who are registered in the EU Institutions’ transparency register and to publish the meeting agendas on the Representation’s website.

It will be an important occasion to celebrate a great win for transparency in Europe. Achieved thanks to the dialogue between civil society, represented by The Good Lobby, and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The program includes interventions by the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Manlio Di Stefano, the Permanent Representative to the European Union, Ambassador Maurizio Massari, Prof. Alberto Alemanno and Mr Federico Anghelé, respectively founder and director in Italy of The Good Lobby.


Belgium, Brussels

Alberto Alemanno

Alberto Alemanno is the founder of The Good Lobby and Jean Monnet Professor in EU Law at HEC Paris since 2009. He has and an extensive career as an academic and public activist. For the last decade, he has devoted his work on the democratization of the European Union in areas such as public health, consumer rights and food policy as well as legal education reform. He has developed the concept of citizen lobbying to rethink representative democracy in the national and transnational space.

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