Dear Secretariat General of the European Commission,
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 the SG 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 the SG (including the Secretary General 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.
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Rue d’Édimbourg 26
Ares(2019)1572703 - RE: access to documents request - Facebook
interactions - Gestdem 2019/1339
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Thank you for your e-mail dated 07/03/2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
08/03/2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/1339.
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ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM (GD)
Dear Ms Izuzquiza Luisa,
Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2019/1339
We refer to your request in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 07/03/2019 under the above mentioned reference
number. Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not
be in a position to complete the handling of your application within the
time limit of 15 working days, which expires on 29/03/2019. Therefore, we
have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in accordance with
Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
documents. The new time limit expires on 24/04/2019. We apologise for
this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please find attached document Ares(2019)2661566 from ve_sg.dsg2.e1 (SG.DSG2.E.1) dated 16/04/2019.
Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2019)2661566 de ve_sg.dsg2.e1 (SG.DSG2.E.1) daté du 16/04/2019.
Dear Secretariat General,
Thank you! I hereby confirm receipt of your response and the disclosed documents.
Corporate Europe Observatory