Spain Transparency Campaign2021-08-30T11:48:36+02:00

ADVANCING THE RIGHT OF
ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN SPAIN

WE CAMPAIGN FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY, IN LAW AND IN PRACTICE

26Jan 2022

Call for transparency in selecting head of Spanish Data Protection Agency

Madrid, 26 January 2021 – Access Info has called on the Spanish government to guarantee a transparent, merit-based process for selection of the head and deputy head of the Spanish Data Protection Agency. Concerns about this process have arisen after allegations surfaced that the two principal political parties (the PSOE and PP) had reached an agreement on who would get

10Dec 2021

Spain: High Time to Guarantee the Right of Access to Information

Madrid, 10 December 2021 – On International Human Rights Day, and as the Spanish Transparency Law celebrates seven years since it entered into force, Access Info has renewed the call for full recognition of the right to information in Spain, something essential to fix many problems with the right to know in practice. With work on the reform of the

24Nov 2021

Spain signs the Tromsø Convention on Access to Official Documents

Madrid, 24 November 2021 – Access Info today welcomed the signature by Spain of the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents – the Tromsø Convention – fulfilling its commitment to do so under Spain’s current Open Government Partnership Action Plan. The Tromsø Convention was signed by Spain’s Representative to the Council of Europe, Manuel Montobbio, on 23

28Sep 2021

Spain: Civil Society calls for full Recognition of the Right of Access to Information

Alicante, 28 September 2021 - On the International Day for Universal Access to Information, Access Info Europe and other (35) organisations of the Coalición Pro Acceso have published a declaration calling on the Spanish government to recognise the right of access to information as a fundamental right, and to adopt a transparency law that applies to all public authorities, as

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.

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