Investigation originally published in the EUobserver 12.07.10 Transparency campaigners are worried that a PR outfit that lobbies the EU on maritime issues has “bought up the top of the EU’s maritime department lock, stock and barrel.” The alert comes as Malta’s Joe Borg, the commissioner responsible for maritime affairs and fisheries until last year, gets set to […]Read more "Ship Ahoy! Lobby firm buys up EU maritime officials"
Governments have a decidedly crafty habit of announcing, reannouncing and announcing once again the same tranche of funding but in different contexts (and even re-announcing the announcements), making it look as though they are being more generous than they really are. There’s even a principle that says that if you haven’t announced the same chunk […]Read more "That €400 million Europe’s sending to Haiti? A bit decorative with the truth"