Access to documents request: 2021-09-23 meeting between Rozalina Petrova and Microsoft Corporation
Global Witness made this Informationsfreiheit request to Generaldirektion Umwelt
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Dear Sir or Madam,
Referring to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to EU documents and to the 'Aarhus Convention' I would herewith like to ask for access to the following:
All documents—including but not limited to correspondence, emails, minutes, notes (hand written or electronic), audio or video recordings, verbatim reports, operational conclusions, lines to take, briefings, and presentations—related to the meeting on 2021-09-23 between Rozalina Petrova and Microsoft Corporation.
In consideration of the environment and the current circumstances with the COVID pandemic I would prefer to receive documents electronically.
I would like to make clear I prefer you produce the documents on a rolling basis. At no point should the Commission's search for—or deliberations concerning—certain documents delay the production of others that the Commission has already retrieved and elected to produce.
Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I would expect the partial release of documents in case of partial exemption according to article 4.6. I reserve the right to appeal.
Please confirm having received this application. I look forward to your reply within 15 business days, according to the regulation.
If anything is unclear or would benefit from further discussion please do not hesitate to contact me by email. My address for any written correspondence necessary is Naomi Hirst, Global Witness, Rue Belliard 53, 1000, Bruxelles, Belgique.
Thank you for your assistance.
GESTDEM 2021/6032 - Acknowledgement of receipt - Your access to
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of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 11
October 2021 under reference number GESTDEM 2021/6031.
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DG ENV - Access to Documents Team
Dear Ms Hirst;
please find attached an extension letter for your access to documents request.
Dear Ms Hirst,
I am writing to you regarding the access to documents GestDem 2021/6031
and GestDem 2021/6031.
We sent a letter extending the deadline for both requests, 2021/6031 and
2021/6032, until 24/11, but unfortunately, by error, the message was sent
only to the address linked to Gestdem 2021/6032.
Please find attach the extension letter for the reference.
Administrative Assistant – EU Ecolabel, EMAS and GPP
Legislative coordinator for unit B.1
Directorate-General for Environment
Unit B1 "Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption"
+32 229 84645
2. mailto:[email address]
Dear Ms. Hirst,
On behalf of Emmanuelle MAIRE, I am sending you the enclosed reply.
DG ENV B.1
Please find attached the reply to your request for access to documents, registered under reference Ares(2021)7992052 (along with its attachments).
According to standard operational procedure, the reply is usually also sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during to the COVID-19 epidemics, which include the requirement for all Commission non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to follow this procedure until further notice.
We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present e-mail by replying to ([email address]).
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