Conclusions of the Edinburgh European Council: extracts concerning transparency (11 and 12 December 1992)

The Edinburgh European Council of 11 and 12 December 1992 adopts a series of specific measures in the field of transparency, divided into three categories: access to the work of the Council (opening up of debates and publication of voting records), information on the role of the Council and its decisions, simplification of and easier access to Community legislation. These measures represent the implementation of the ‘Birmingham Declaration’ of 16 October 1992.

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Source: European Council - Presidency Conclusions (Edinburgh, 11-12 December 1992), SN 456/92 Part A. Brussels: Council of the European Communities, December 1992.

Copyright: (c) European Union, 1995-2012

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