This website enables you to have an overview of the different political and commercial actors related to the European Union.The project of Friedrich Lindenberg combines different sets of information into a search engine, which can be used to quickly retrieve information about the activities of companies, people and institutions in a European context.Currently, the following data sources are included in the catalogue:
This website allows you to see what subjects have mainly be tackled by the EU parliament over the last legislature (exact date range):
- did MEPs took the financial system crisis seriously?
- Did it work so much on economic issues that it dropped gender equality matters?
- Was climate change a major preoccupation?
You can also see what countries or parties mainly worked on a specific topic or, reversely what topics a country or party has mainly worked on.
Do MEPs talk about Africa? Do Scandanavians talk about each other? Do the Commission and the Parliament have different geographical priorities?Let's visualize it. Extract place names from documents and speeches, and create visualizations of the attention given to countries and regions.
MEPs' declarations of financial interest are public, but pretty inaccessible. Let's bring them into the open web. Download current+past declarations of interests for MEPs. Put them online in an easy-to-access place (MEPWatch?), so citizens can read them.