To DG CNECT
Dear sir or madam.
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:
1) a list of meetings (from 1. January 2015 till today) of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, members of her cabinet or representatives of DG CNECT AND representatives of the The European Internet Forum, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, and UBER.
2) minutes and other reports of these meetings;
3) all correspondence with entities listed above, including emails from 1. January 2015 till today).
In case my description is not sufficiently precise, I hereby would like to ask you to assist me in further clarifying the application according to regulation 1049/01 article
Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I expect the partial
release of documents, in case of partial exemption according to article 4.6. I reserve the right to appeal.
Please confirm having received this application. I look forward to your reply within 15 working days, according to the regulation.
Overgaden oven Vandet 12
1415 Copenhagen K
Dear M. Haar,
Thank you for your request dated 19/092017.
We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents,
which was registered on 19/09/2017 under reference number GestDem
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
In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due
ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM
Unit B4 – Transparency
Dear M. Haar
We refer to your e-mail dated 19/09/2017 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 19/09/2017 under the above mentioned
The description given in your application is quite vague and does not
enable us to identify concrete documents which would correspond to your
F.I. : You asked for : a list of meetings (from 1. January 2015 till
today) of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, but she was introduced as
Commissioner only from 01/07/2017 .
We therefore invite you, pursuant to Article 6(2) of Regulation (EC) No
1049/2001 regarding public access to documents, to provide us with more
detailed information on the documents which you seek to obtain, such as
references, dates or periods during which the documents would have been
produced, persons or bodies who drafted the documents etc…
If you need assistance in clarifying or specifying your application, you
can contact us:
* by email to: [email address]
The 15 working days the time limit for handling your application will
start running when we receive the requested clarifications.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM
Unit B4 - Transparency
To the Access to Documents Team, Secretariat General of the European Commission
Dear sir or madam.
In an email from you, dated 20 September, I have been asked to clarify my request as described in my email to you of 19 September on meetings between the Computer and Communications Association, Uber, the European Internet Forum AND "Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, members of her cabinet or representatives of DG CNECT". You point out correctly that Mariya Gabriel took office on 1 July 2017, which leaves the request unclear, as I am asking for documents from the period 1 January till today.
My apologies. It is the post and the time frame that counts, not the person. In other words, the request would cover Günther Oettinger in the period 1 January 2015 till the end of his term as Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, as well as Andrus Ansip in his term as Commissioner for the same area.
As for the remainder of the request, I believe it to be sufficiently precise. I have filed quite a few requests over the years to obtain all communication between Commissioners and DGs and specific external associations or companies, and in terms of wording I don't see this one as unclear. However, I am prepared to take another look, should you feel uncertain about other parts of the text, of course.
Overgaden oven Vandet 12
To Communications Networks, Content and Technology,
Dear Sir or Madam.
On 19 September I filed a request for access to documents on communication with the European Internet Forum, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, and UBER. Shortly after I received a letter stressing a need to further clarify the request, which I did in a letter dated 17 September.
Since then I haven' heard back from you, so this is urge you to take a look at the matter and get back to me as soon as possible.
Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2017)4922189 concernant "Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2017/5435" envoyé par M/Mme STENGG Werner le 09/10/2017.
Please find attached document Ares(2017)4922189 regarding "Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2017/5435" sent by Mr/Ms STENGG Werner on 09/10/2017.
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Concerning GestDem No 2017/5435
This is to remind you that the request for access to documents GestDem No
2017/5435 is long overdue. The deadline expired on 13 November!
Please get back to me asap with a status.
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To DG CONNECT,
Please pass this on to the person who reviews confirmatory applications.
I am filing the following confirmatory application with regards to my access to documents request 'Documents on meetings with Uber, EIF and CCIA', GestDem 2017/5435 .
The request was filed on 19 September. The last message I have received, is a notification that the deadline would be on 13 November. I have asked Mr. Walter Stengg in an email for an update, but he has not returned with a message.
A full history of my request and all correspondence - except for the email sent on 5 December to Mr. Werner Stengg, and to the main address of the Directorate General - is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/docu...
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A full history of my request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/docu...
Dear Mr Haar,
Thank you for your email dated 07/12/2017, by which you request, pursuant
to Regulation No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament,
Council and Commission documents, a reply by DG CNECT to your initial
application GESTDEM 2017/5435.
We hereby acknowledge receipt of your confirmatory application for access
to documents which was registered on 08/12/2017 - Ares(2017)6018583.
Your application will be handled within 15 working days (09/01/2018). In
case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due
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