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26Jan 2021

Concern re Independence of Spain’s Transparency Council

Access Info Europe is seriously concerned about recent changes to key personnel in Spain’s Transparency Council, which raise the spectre of an attack on the independence of the Council, and points to the urgent need to reform the process by which its directors are appointed.

25Jan 2021

CALL for Participants – Freedom of Information Youth Project!

Are you between 18 and 30 years old, passionate about human rights and journalism, and resident in either Malta or Madrid? Then we are looking for you! The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation and Access Info Europe, two civil society organisations based in Malta and Madrid, are looking for youths interested in participating in the one-year Freedom of Information Youth Project!

18Dec 2020

EU Council urged to end Corporate Lobbying

Access Info Europe today joined Corporate Europe Observatory, Transparência e Integridade and 63 other civil society organisations from across Europe, calling on the incoming Portuguese Presidency of the European Union to push for much needed lobby transparency, accountability and democratic reforms within the Council.

9Dec 2020

Call to protect EU’s Number One Anti-Corruption Instrument: Open Company Registers!

Brussels, 9 December 2020 – On International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, 101 leading transparency, anti-corruption and open data organisations along with investigative journalists from across Europe have called on the European Commission and national governments to act to ensure that company registers, including ownership and corporate structure data, are freely accessible and published in open data format. In an open letter

17Nov 2020

Council of Europe prepares for Entry into Force of the Tromsø Convention on Access to Official Documents

Strasbourg (virtual participation), 17 November 2020 – Access Info today called on all member states of the Council of Europe to sign and ratify the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents – the Tromsø Convention – with a particular call on France, Germany, Italy and the UK to follow Spain in ensuring that Europe’s largest countries are party to the Convention.