Open Government2021-08-30T12:01:31+02:00

OPEN GOVERNMENT

ADVOCATING FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY, PARTICIPATION

15Sep 2014

Global Legislative Openness Week: launch of international campaign to open legislatures

Madrid/Washington D.C., 15 September 2014 - Access Info Europe, as part of a group of 107 civil society organizations from around the world, including the Sunlight Foundation, the Latin American Legislative Network, Open Knowledge, and local Transparency International chapters launched a global campaign to highlight the importance of transparent and accountable legislatures, and to help parliaments embrace new technologies when

22Feb 2014

Open Data Day 2014: Open Government Standards

Madrid, 22 February 2014 - As open data activists around the world celebrate "Open Data Day" on 22 February 2014, Access Info Europe recalls that Open Data is an integral part of all work to promote open government and has been integrated into the core of the Open Government Standards, which are being promoted by civil society as a framework

18Dec 2013

Recommendations for Progressive Improvements on RTI

Madrid/Halifax, 18 December 2013 - Specialist right to information organisations Access Info Europe and Centre for Law and Democracy led on the drafting of a set of recommendations for progressive improvements to the right to information (RTI) which should be introduced by governments participating in the Open Government Partnership (OGP). These recommendations form the right to information chapter of the

12Dec 2013

Standards: Lobbying Transparency via Right to Information Laws

Standards: Lobbying Transparency via Right to Information Laws Madrid, 12 December 2013 – Access Info Europe today published a set of recommendations on the information which governments should make available to ensure that there is full transparency around lobbying. “It is not sufficient to place the burden on lobbyists to publish information: public bodies have an obligation to be transparent

1Nov 2013

OGP countries need to take the Right to Information seriously

Halifax/Madrid, 1 November 2013 - Global right to information organisations Access Info Europe (AIE) and the Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) today called on Open Government Partnership (OGP) Participating Countries to make serious commitments to strengthen their right to information laws in the next round of action plans, due to be presented in April 2014. One of the biggest