Transparency Interests Democracy

Italy – Il Chiostro

Il Chiostro – per la trasparenza delle Lobby (www.ilchiostro.org)

Il Chiostro representative in P.A.C.E.
Giuseppe Mazzei, Il Chiostro President and Founder and Chairman MazzeiHub. He is a journalist, essayist and Italian Professor.

The Association
Il Chiostro is an association that wants to promote the culture, practice and regulation in representing the interests of transparency.

Il Chiostro Objectives
Il Chiostro wants to help change this simplistic approach to lobbying, with four objectives:

  1. disseminate the values and culture of pluralism and democracy open to dialogue with anyone who has to represent the legitimateinterests of public decision-makers;
  2. outline a clear identity of lobbying, as distinct from others with which he is still confused and it is improperly treated and disseminate their characteristics in public;
  3. obtain a clear, simple and untainted by prejudice;
  4. contribute to an appropriate interdisciplinary training based on sound ethical values of lobbyists.

Il Chiostro Code of Conduct
With its Code of Conduct, Il Chiostro intends to promote a culture of transparency in the representation of interests with the further intention of contributing to the definition of common rules of conduct recognized by both those who carry out this activity and those who come into contact with it.