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:
All documentation, including but not limited to attendance lists, agendas, background papers, minutes/notes, video recordings and email correspondence about or summarising, the following meetings:
1. Video-call meeting between Helena Braun, Cabinet member of Frans Timmermans, and ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical, on the 26/04/2021.
1 Long Lane,
Thank you for your e-mail of 14 January 2022. We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on 17 January 2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/0361.
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 7 February 2022. In case this time limit
needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.
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ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM (GD)
Dear Ms Holder,
We refer to your request for access to documents dated 14 January 2022,
registered on 17 January 2022 under the above mentioned reference number.
We were not in a position to complete the handling of your application
within the time limit of 15 working days, which expired on 7 February
In accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents we had to extend the time limit by 15 working
days, the new deadline is set for 28 February 2022.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Access to Documents team
Directorate-General for Climate Action
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