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Why publishing even more documents will not make the Council a fully transparent legislature

CERGU researcher Daniel Naurin presents a paper at the conference ¿Transparency and Access to the Records
and Archives of the EU Institutions¿, Historical Archives of the European Union, Florence, 25 January 2013.

Over the last two decades the Council of the EU has implemented a range of transparency reforms, some of which are more radical than in national parliaments. Thousands of documents
have been released, and legislative deliberations are regularly broadcasted live on the internet. So why is it that lack of transparency in the Council is still generally accepted as one of
the major democratic deficiencies of the EU?

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