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OPEN GOVERNMENT

ADVOCATING FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY, PARTICIPATION

3Nov 2020

Access Info joins the Global Data Barometer as EU Regional Hub

Madrid, 3 November 2020 – Access Info Europe is delighted to announce its selection as the Regional Hub for the European Union for the Global Data Barometer (GDB), with responsibility for mapping levels of open data in 20 European countries as part of the 2021 global study.  The GDB is a multi-stakeholder initiative to evaluate the state of openness and

30Oct 2020

Spain’s Ambitious four-year OGP Action Plan Adopted

Madrid, 30 October 2020 – Spain has adopted an ambitious four-year Open Government Action Plan, replete with measures called for by Access Info, including reform of the 2013 Transparency Law, ratification of the Convention on Access to Official Documents, new laws on lobby regulation and whistleblower protection, and the opening of key data, including the company register and some health

27May 2020

Access Info supports principles on right of access to information during health crisis by Alianza Regional

Madrid, 27 May 2020- Access Info Europe and 17 NGOs from Latin America today called on governments in the region to guarantee the right of access to informaton during the Covid-19 pandemic, to prioritise the disclosure of emergency-related information and to ensure that information reaches the most vulnerable populations.  The proposal also highlights the negative consequences of the absence of

22May 2020

Participation: Citizens need Information! YOU4EU-Citizen Participation 2.0 project

Madrid, 22 May 2020 – Citizens across Europe need better access to information to participate in decision-making processes at European, national, and local level. This is one of the main findings by Access Info Europe and partners of the “YOU4EU” project, which has been completed following two years of research and campaigning on civic participation.  An extensive study carried out

14Feb 2020

The EU should open up to citizens via social media to engage them in decision making

Madrid, 14 February 2020 – Citizens across Europe need better access to information to participate in decision-making processes at European, national, and local level. This is one of the main recommendations by Access Info Europe and partners in the publication ‘YOU4EU Policy Recommendations’, presented in Brussels on 6 February 2020 at the high-level conference “Engaging citizens for good governance in