Dear Agriculture and Rural Development,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

For the period between 26 April 2018 to date:

- a list of all lobby meetings held by this DG with Facebook or its intermediaries. The list should include: date, individuals attending and organisational affiliation, as well as the issues discussed;
- all minutes and other reports of these meetings;
- all correspondence, including attachements (i.e. any emails, correspondence or telephone call notes) between this DG (including the Commissioner and the Cabinet) and Facebook or any intermediaries representing its interests; and
- all documents prepared for the purpose of the meeting and/or exchanged during the course of the meeting.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any doubts or question in regards to this confirmatory application.

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Luisa Izuzquiza
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Rue d’Édimbourg 26
1050 Bruxelles

Agriculture and Rural Development

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail dated 7 March 2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 8 March 2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/1324.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on 29 March 2019. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note that this is a private third-party website which has no link with any institution of the European Union. Therefore, the European Commission cannot be held accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.

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Yours faithfully,

AGRI ACCESS DOCUMENTS Team

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[1]Ares(2019)2106741 - Reply: access to documents request - Gestdem
2019/1324 Izuzquiza - Facebook interactions

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Please find attached document Ares(2019)2076762 from DG AGRI
(AGRI.DDG3.I.3) dated 25/03/2019.

AGRI ACCESS DOCUMENTS Team

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