• Civil society urges OGP Steering Committee to undertake strong reforms and rally its core values

    Civil society urges OGP Steering Committee to undertake strong reforms and rally its core values

    Madrid, 3 May 2016 - The Open Government Partnership is in need of substantial reforms in order for it to become a real actor of change for greater transparency, participation and accountability worldwide, Access Info Europe and Alianza Regional have stated in an open letter sent to the organisation’s Steering [...]

  • Access Info calls for immediate end to the EU’s secretive law-making process

    Access Info calls for immediate end to the EU’s secretive law-making process

    Madrid, 21 March 2016 - Access Info Europe has urged the European Ombudsman to recommend that the European Union immediately end its current practice of negotiating future legislation in secretive “trilogue” talks between the Council, Commission and Parliament. In a submission to the Ombudsman’s Public Consultation, Access Info cited the [...]

  • We Have the Right to Know: Is the EU-Turkey Deal Legal? So We’re Asking.

    We Have the Right to Know: Is the EU-Turkey Deal Legal? So We’re Asking.

    Madrid, 18 March 2016 – As EU leaders meet in Brussels to finalise details of last week’s controversial deal on sending refugees back from Greece to Turkey, Access Info Europe is launching an access to information campaign digging into the legality of the agreement, and asking EU institutions whether they [...]

  • MEPs urged to take stand to defend future of EU Transparency

    MEPs urged to take stand to defend future of EU Transparency

    Madrid, 17 March 2016 – As the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) gears up for a crucial debate on recommendations on the future of EU integrity, transparency, and accountability, Access Info Europe has called on MEPs to support proposals in favour of strengthening EU transparency mechanisms, including by giving [...]

Civil society urges OGP Steering Committee to undertake strong reforms and rally its core values

Madrid, 3 May 2016 - The Open Government Partnership is in need of substantial reforms in order for it to become a real actor of change for greater transparency, participation and accountability worldwide, Access Info [...]

It’s none of your business! – Report on Europe’s Closed Company Registers

Madrid, 7 April 2016 – In the wake of the massive Panama Papers scandal, Access Info Europe and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) have released a report showing that in most European [...]

Member state offices in Brussels wide open to corporate lobbyists

Brussels/Madrid, 22 March 2016 – Corporate lobbyists enjoy widespread access to member state representations by exploiting loopholes in EU transparency rules according to the first ever study on lobbying activities at national government offices in [...]

Access Info calls for immediate end to the EU’s secretive law-making process

Madrid, 21 March 2016 - Access Info Europe has urged the European Ombudsman to recommend that the European Union immediately end its current practice of negotiating future legislation in secretive “trilogue” talks between the Council, [...]

We Have the Right to Know: Is the EU-Turkey Deal Legal? So We’re Asking.

Madrid, 18 March 2016 – As EU leaders meet in Brussels to finalise details of last week’s controversial deal on sending refugees back from Greece to Turkey, Access Info Europe is launching an access to [...]

MEPs urged to take stand to defend future of EU Transparency

Madrid, 17 March 2016 – As the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO) gears up for a crucial debate on recommendations on the future of EU integrity, transparency, and accountability, Access Info Europe has called [...]

UK Government drops plans to restrict FOI

Madrid, 3 March 2016- Access Info Europe has welcomed the decision by the UK government to abandon its plan to undermine the UK FOI law through measures such as the introduction of fees for making [...]

Lobbying Regulation: An Ongoing Question For Spain

This article was originally published by ALTER-EU. Madrid, 15 February 2016 - Lobbying is currently not regulated in Spain, and despite the entry into force of the new access to information law, it is still [...]

Spain: Government goes to court to keep secret documents about … open government!

Madrid, 9 February 2016 - The Spanish government has launched a court case against Spain’s Transparency Council to challenge a decision that it should release documents relating to the implementation of Spain’s two Open Government [...]

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