Ref. Ares(2020)6658824 - 12/11/2020
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR ENERGY
Directorate A - Energy policy
A.1 – Strategy and Policy Coordination
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Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2020/6312
Dear Ms Roxburgh,
We refer to your e-mail dated 21/10/2020 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered under the above-mentioned reference number.
You request access to:
All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance
lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to
the meetings listed below:
1. Between Kadri Simson and Eurometaux on the 13th July 2020
Your application concerns the following documents:
Meeting minutes Kadri Simson with Eurometaux CEOs
We are glad to inform you that you can have wide partial access to all documents, subject
only to the redaction of personal data.
Complete disclosure of these documents is prevented by the exception concerning the
protection of privacy and the integrity of the individual outlined in Article 4(1)(b) of
Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, because it contains the following personal data:
- the name of Commission staff members not pertaining to the senior management;
the names and contact details of other natural persons.
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personal data, except if you prove that it is necessary to have the data transmitted to you
for a specific purpose in the public interest and where there is no reason to assume that
the legitimate interests of the data subject might be prejudiced. In your request, you do
not express any particular interest to have access to these personal data nor do you put
forward any arguments to establish the necessity to have the data transmitted for a
specific purpose in the public interest.
Access is granted to minutes of a meeting with external parties. This document is drawn
up for internal use under the responsibility of the relevant service of the Cabinet Simson.
It solely reflects the service’s interpretation of the interventions made and does not set
out any official position of the third parties to which the document refers, which was not
consulted on its content. It does not reflect the position of the Commission and cannot be
quoted as such.
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make
a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt
of this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
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Electronically signed on 12/11/2020 15:47 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 11 of Commission Decision C(2020) 4482