May 2023: As elections loom, civil society secures a partial victory on the foreign interference directive

08 June 2023 | Newsletter

With the elections looming, the institutions are eager to finalise work on the remaining major legislative files of this term. However, the Defence of Democracy package, originally expected in June, has been delayed, following widespread alarm at its proposed foreign interference directive. The Commission has agreed to civil society's demand for a full impact assessment.