Spain Transparency Campaign2019-11-07T11:05:23+01:00

ADVANCING THE RIGHT OF
ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN SPAIN

WE CAMPAIGN FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY, IN LAW AND IN PRACTICE

24Mar 2021

ACT! Project: 5 solutions for local governments to prevent and fight corruption

Madrid, 24 March 2021– Access Info together with its partners in the pan-European project ACT! have presented a range of technical solutions for local governments to increase their levels of transparency and prevent any risk of corruption, covering the following areas: whistleblowing, access to information, open data in public procurement, transparency of meetings involving public officials and risk analysis.

17Mar 2021

Spain: Local Authorities need Training and Transparency Tools

Madrid, 17 March 2021– Spanish local authorities need more training (85%) and specific transparency tools (75%) in order better to fight corruption, according to a survey conducted by Access Info Europe in collaboration with the Federación Española de Municipios y Provincias (FEMP) and the Red de Entidades Locales por la Transparencia y la Participación Ciudadana.

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.

30Oct 2020

Spain’s Ambitious four-year OGP Action Plan Adopted

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 service data.

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