Dear DG Trade,
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:
-on the topic of the active substance glyphosate, all correspondence (including emails), agendas, minutes of meetings or any other reports of such meetings between officials of DG TRADE and representatives of (one or more of) the following organizations:
-Glyphosate Task Force
-Interel European Affairs
-European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources
-FTI Consulting Belgium
-acumen public affairs
-Steptoe & Johnson LLP
-Dr. Knoell Consult
(between January 2016 and January 2017).
When 'officials' are mentioned in this request this includes the Commissioner and her Cabinet members.
Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.
Thank you for your assistance
Dear Mr Harmsen,
Thank you for your e-mail dated 03/01/2017. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered today on 04/01/2017 under reference number GestDem 2017/0061.
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 25/01/2017. 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 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.
Dear Mr Harmsen,
We refer to your request for access to documents, registered on 04/01/2017
under reference number GestDem 2017/0061.
Your application is currently being handled. However, due to the heavy
workload on a large number of requests, we will not be in a position to
complete the handling of your application within the time limit of 15
working days, which expires today.
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 15/02/2017.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Access to Documents Team