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What New Things Are Our Members Doing?


Published date

15 Mar, 2024

Welcome to our review of our members' activities. What did they since the beginning of 2024? You will find the answer below.

Just before the elections in March, our members from Transparency International Portugal have prepared a list of demands for the future government and parliament: "Defending Democracy - More Transparency and Less Corruption". They demand, among other things, more transparency and order in preparing and publishing public spending data. 

The K-Monitor prepared an article showing how the Orban government (among other things because of a decision of the courts after TI Hungary's requests) is restricting access to information on public spending. You are encouraged to read it insofar as bad ideas for transparency are often an inspiration for other governments.

Congratulations to our friends at iMonithon - they have been elected as member of the Italian Open Government Forum for 2024-2027 term. The Forum is a platform for equal dialogue between organised civil society and institutional actors, with the mission of implementing public policies relevant to the strategy, implementation, and impact monitoring of the national strategy for open government.

Transparency International Lithuania, in addition to having a lot of work related to the IACC, organises the Transparency School as it does every year. We are highly recommending it to everyone who wants to increase competencies in fighting and preventing corruption.

Congratulations to the Open State Foundation for their report on the functioning of the Open Government Act. It concludes that unfortunately the Dutch government is not very transparent. Responses to information requests now take an average of 172 days, a further increase compared to last year (167) and well above the legal maximum period of 42 days. The good thing is that after their report, the parliament has announced its actions for improvement. 

Transparency International Portugal has completed the Corruption Risk Indicators in Emergency project. A wrap-up conference organised by TI and the other partners in the project was held on 29 February. More about what was achieved here:

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