6 Apr 2020

Now more than ever: transparency and whistleblower protection

2021-05-21T12:56:52+02:00

Madrid, 6 April 2020– Access Info Europe today joined leading transparency and anti-corruption organisations in calling on all public authorities to ensure and strengthen whistleblower protection during the state of emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In an open letter, the signatories highlight the need for transparency so that citizens can scrutinise governments and businesses, and point to examples wrongdoing that have already been exposed in areas including health system management and public procurement. This is particular the case given that, in the current crisis, decision making is bypassing normal parliamentary and citizen oversight processes and where, in some countries,

Now more than ever: transparency and whistleblower protection2021-05-21T12:56:52+02:00
22 Jan 2020

RECORD project: Guide to EU Whistleblower Protection Directive

2021-05-21T12:56:06+02:00

Madrid, 22 January 2020- Leading transparency and anti-corruption organisations from across Europe have today released a Guide to the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive, which came into force on 16 December 2019 and must be transposed by EU Member States within two years. The Guide explains how the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive is structured and the minimum standards of protection that countries need to include in national law. The Guide also makes recommendations on how national laws can ensure an even more comprehensive protection for anyone who exposes corruption and wrongdoing in any area of governmental activity and spending. The Guide

RECORD project: Guide to EU Whistleblower Protection Directive2021-05-21T12:56:06+02:00
16 Jan 2020

RECORD project: Public Procurement Glossary

2021-06-15T13:15:15+02:00

Madrid, 15 January 2020- Leading transparency and anti-corruption organisations from across Europe have today released the Public Procurement Glossary, a guide on the terminology used in public procurement processes, with the goal of making it easier for civil society and journalists to monitor for corruption and wrongdoing in local procurement processes.
RECORD project: Public Procurement Glossary2021-06-15T13:15:15+02:00
20 Dec 2019

RECORD: Reducing Corruption Risks with Data project

2021-05-21T12:56:19+02:00

Madrid, 20 December 2019- A major pan-European project looking into how to reduce corruption in public procurement, including at the local level, is currently underway in four European countries, and is producing it is first results which can be found on the Tenders.Guru website. The RECORD: Reducing Corruption Risks with Data project is being run by leading transparency and anti-corruption organisations Access Info Europe (Spain), Civio (Spain), ePaństwo Foundation (Poland), Funky Citizens (Romania), and K-Monitor (Hungary). The activities currently taking place in the project countries, include: Analysis of corruption risks in local level procurement processes in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and

RECORD: Reducing Corruption Risks with Data project2021-05-21T12:56:19+02:00