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We are looking for a a social-savvy Outreach Organiser and Fundraiser (f/m/x), starting January 2019.

 
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We are looking for a new Office and HR Manager to join our team in Brussels, starting February 2019.

 
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A coalition of more than 75 civil society groups, unions, mayors and progressive parties running major European cities has come out to oppose a controversial proposed EU directive that has been pushed by business lobbies and would create major new obstacles for progressive municipal policies and initiatives.

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20th November 2018, 11.00 - 13.00, EU Parliament, Room 6Q1

Join Czech journalists, authors and members of the EU Parliament, the Civil Liberties Union and Corporat Europe Observatory to discuss the erosion of democracy in the Czech Republic at the hands of its oligarch Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.

 
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20 November 2018, 14:00 Join Corporate Europe Observatory and the European Digital Rights Group on a tour of the EU Quarter to get an insight into recent lobby battles over EU data privacy rules and online copyright regulation, to find out which corporate lobby groups were most active on these files and which tactics they used, and to learn more about the narratives and lobbying industry backing their efforts.

 
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More than 100 civil society organisations and institutions including Corporate Europe Observatory, as well as 25 individual experts, have banded together as Citizens for Science in Pesticide Regulation, a new European coalition launched today, which demands a comprehensive reform of the EU pesticide risk assessment system.

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Progressive municipalist city governments from Barcelona, to Naples, to Grenoble have introduced radical democratic programmes to tranmsform the EU from the bottom up. Despite facing obstacles from neoliberal policies from the EU and member states, these cities are finding ways to bypass many of these hurdles.

 
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All eyes may be on the 'Brexit' process, but far more attention needs to be given to the way in which post-Brexit EU-UK trade negotiations are being conducted. While corporate interests seek to shape the future trade deal in their own interests, the public remains in the dark.

 
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To classify as strongly and widely as possible, or not to – that is the EU’s question on titanium dioxide right now. The chemical is found in many everyday items including sunscreen and paint and is a “suspected carcinogen”. Discussion of the classification issue are underway, and what is already clear is that the controversy about corporate lobbying on this file is making some member states think again.

 
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Excessive corporate influence over policy-making remains a serious threat to the public interest across Europe and at the EU level, warns a new report by our partner organisation ALTER-EU.

 
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