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9 Mar 2022

Act now – open up company and beneficial ownership registers across Europe!

2022-03-18T15:32:55+01:00

This statement, signed by 127 leading transparency, anti-corruption, journalist and open data organisations call upon the European Union Institutions and Member States: act now and open up all company and beneficial ownership registers across the European Union to the public! This is crucial in exposing assets and money of Russian oligarchs in the EU. We are deeply horrified by Putin's incursion into Ukraine and the violation of the rule of law, human rights, and state sovereignty. We support the European Union in collectively taking a strong stance to defend democracy and our common values. The sanctions imposed - freezing assets,

Act now – open up company and beneficial ownership registers across Europe!2022-03-18T15:32:55+01:00
7 Mar 2022

Pandora Papers: How Long Before We Have Open Company Registers?

2022-03-07T12:09:32+01:00

SDG Watch Europe | 04/10/2021 English - Helen Darbishire, Director of Access Info Europe, reflects on what the Pandora Papers tell us about anti-corruption and integrity instruments in Europe, and calls on the European Commission to move urgently on opening up company registers. Helen is a member of the Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership, and is Chair of the UNCAC Coalition, a global civil society network working to combat corruption. Read more...

Pandora Papers: How Long Before We Have Open Company Registers?2022-03-07T12:09:32+01:00
21 Feb 2022

OGP Summit Side Panel: How strong is your right to know?

2022-02-21T17:17:43+01:00

14 December 2021 – The measurement of the right of access to information is still in its infancy, although there are now some important initiatives, including from UNESCO and the OECD to capture data from governments, whilst civil society projects are developing more in-depth tools to measure transparency in practice. The current state of measurement of the right to information was discussed at an expert webinar that took place on 14 December 2021 as part of the Open Government Partnership summit. The full video of the webinar can be seen here: https://vimeo.com/657069498 An important conclusion of the debate was that

OGP Summit Side Panel: How strong is your right to know?2022-02-21T17:17:43+01:00
17 Feb 2022

Brüssel hält Korrespondenz zu Wiederaufbau-Milliarden zurück

2022-02-17T12:37:37+01:00

ZACK ZACK | 09/02/2022 German - Hinter verschlossenen Türen verhandelten Kommission und EU-Staaten über die Verwendung der 723,8 Milliarden Euro des Covid-19-Rettungsfonds. Journalisten aus der ganzen EU haben die Kommission aufgefordert, Einblick in diese Gespräche zu gewähren. Brüssel hält aber hunderte Dokumente zurück. Read more...

Brüssel hält Korrespondenz zu Wiederaufbau-Milliarden zurück2022-02-17T12:37:37+01:00
17 Feb 2022

Ingen aktindsigt i beslutningerne om EU’s nye milliardfonde

2022-02-17T12:21:36+01:00

DEO | 09/02/2022 Danish - Den historiske pengeregn fra EU til medlemslandende bliver kanaliseret og godkendt af embedsmænd i EU-Kommissionen og i de nationale ministerier. Løfterne om åbenhed ser ikke ud til at blive overholdt, ifølge journalistgruppen #RecoveryFiles. Read more...

Ingen aktindsigt i beslutningerne om EU’s nye milliardfonde2022-02-17T12:21:36+01:00
17 Feb 2022

Brusel zatajuje záznamy o miliardách na obnovu po covidu. Navzdory slibu

2022-02-17T12:13:47+01:00

Denik.cz | 09/02/2022 Czech - Členské státy EU a Evropská komise jednaly o tom, jak utratit 723,8 miliardy eur z fondu na obnovu po pandemii covidu-19, za zavřenými dveřmi. Novináři z desítky evropských zemí včetně České republiky proto požádali Komisi, aby jim zpřístupnila podrobnosti o těchto jednání. Komise ale navzdory deklarované transparentnosti odmítá zveřejnit stovky dokumentů. Read more...

Brusel zatajuje záznamy o miliardách na obnovu po covidu. Navzdory slibu2022-02-17T12:13:47+01:00
17 Feb 2022

RecoveryFiles -projekti: Bryssel salaa elpymismiljardien asiakirjoja lupauksista huolimatta

2022-02-17T11:56:45+01:00

ILTALEHTI | 09/02/2022 Finnish - EU:n jäsenvaltiot ja Euroopan komissio neuvottelivat suljettujen ovien takana, miten elpymisvälineen 723,8 miljardia euroa käytetään. Journalistit eri maista pyysivät lisävalaistusta keskusteluihin. Juhlapuheista huolimatta komissio salaa satoja asiakirjoja. Read more...

RecoveryFiles -projekti: Bryssel salaa elpymismiljardien asiakirjoja lupauksista huolimatta2022-02-17T11:56:45+01:00
9 Feb 2022

Brussels conceals records on recovery billions, despite transparency pledge

2022-02-09T18:34:14+01:00

Follow The Money | 09/02/2022 English - EU member states and the European Commission negotiated behind closed doors on how to spend the Covid-19 recovery fund’s 723.8 billion euros. Journalists from across the bloc requested that the Commission provide insight into those discussions. But even though it pays lip service to the importance of transparency, the Commission is refusing to disclose hundreds of documents. Read more...

Brussels conceals records on recovery billions, despite transparency pledge2022-02-09T18:34:14+01:00
9 Feb 2022

Fondos europeos: el Gobierno español y la Comisión Europea incumplen su promesa de transparencia

2022-02-09T18:28:13+01:00

ABC | 09/02/2022 Spanish - Unas semanas antes de que la Comisión Europea aprobara el Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia en junio pasado, el presidente del Gobierno, Pedro Sánchez, comparecía ante el Congreso de los Diputados y manifestaba que España cuenta con «una serie de fiscalizaciones y de contrapesos que van a garantizar una gestión eficaz, transparente y ejemplar de unos fondos que van a cambiar España para bien». Read more...

Fondos europeos: el Gobierno español y la Comisión Europea incumplen su promesa de transparencia2022-02-09T18:28:13+01:00