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

8May 2020

Spain: Access Info requests names of members of technical committee advising government on unwinding the lockdown

Madrid, 8 May 2020- Access Info today presented two information requests to the Spanish government about the management of the Covid-19 pandemic. In the first request, Access Info asked for the names and professional profiles of the members of the Technical Team that is advising the government on the region-by-region winding down of Spain’s very tight lockdown. In a second request,

28Jan 2020

Spain: Government should accept all UN recommendations on freedom of expression and information

Madrid, 28 January 2020 – Access Info Europe, together with seven international and Spanish civil society organisations, today called on the Spanish Government to accept recommendations on freedom of expression and information  made by other UN member states during Spain’s review at the Human Rights Council. The recommendations were made on 22 January 2020 as part of the regular Universal

8Jan 2020

Spain: New government’s transparency commitments should be integrated into next OGP Action Plan

Madrid, 8 January 2020 – After ten months of electoral stalemate, Access Info Europe welcomed the creation of a new government in Spain, with a coalition agreement that includes important commitments on transparency, including proposed reform of Spain’s mediocre 2013 Transparency Law, as well as whistleblower protection, regulation of lobbying, abolishing laws that limit freedom of expression, and strengthening anti-corruption

10Dec 2019

Spain: Five Years of the Transparency Law

Madrid, 10 December 2019 – Five years after Spain’s transparency law came into force on International Human Rights Days, 10 December 2014, Access Info urged the Spanish government to take bolder steps towards complying with international standards on this fundamental right, and to ensure citizens can exercise their right to information without the multiple obstacles that are currently resulting in

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