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Organizations promote an Open State law in Salta

After several months of waiting, the government of the province of Salta presented a preliminary draft of the Open State, goal committed by the province in 2017 for the III Plan of the Alliance for Open Government. Organizations from all over…
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What is the national anti-corruption plan that seeks to consolidate “transparency and integrity”?

Corruption is a complex, multifaceted, social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries, with serious consequences. According to the World Bank “… corruption is commonly defined as the abuse of a public or private office…
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What is the national anti-corruption plan that seeks to consolidate “transparency and integrity”?

Corruption is a complex, multifaceted, social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries, with serious consequences. According to the World Bank "... corruption is commonly defined as the abuse of a public or private office…

Organizations meet with the Federal Council for Transparency for the first time

On May 21, the third meeting of the Federal Council for Transparency in the city of Salta was held. For the first time, a space was opened for the participation of civil society organizations. “Below, we offer a google translate version…
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Argentina, one step away from repaying a historical debt with childhood

After fourteen years of apathy, at the end of April, the process of appointing the highest authority of the Defensoría de Niños y Adolescentes ended. The Permanent Bicameral Commission "Defender of the Rights of Children and Adolescents" of…
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Fundeps host the International Advocates Working Group (IAWG) Retreat

During the month of April, Fundeps organized the annual retirement of the International Advocates Working Group (IAWG) in the city of Villa General Belgrano. Over three days, 30 IAWG members met to share information, experiences…
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More than 100 organizations are calling on EITI to publish environmental information

On the initiative of the Peruvian organization 'Law, Environment and Natural Resources', on February 25, a letter was presented to the Board of Directors for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), demanding the publication…
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Transparency and accountability in electoral campaigns

Every 30th of October the day of the recovery of democracy in Argentina is celebrated; to remember the moment in which culminated de facto period that extended from 1976 to 1983. Today, 35 years of the elections that granted the position of…
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What does 2017 leave us in relation to trunk pipelines?

2017 was a year of progress and setbacks for gas pipelines project in Córdoba, but also of strong criticism for the lack of government transparency in relation to the project and the link with the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, involved in a scandal of corruption. Here, a review of the most important events of the year in relation to this strategic project for Córdoba.
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Claim for higher standards of protection of DD.HH. in infrastructure megaprojects

The Declaration of Lima, signed by civil society organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean, highlights the urgent need to ensure the rights of environmental defenders in the face of the growing cases of corruption surrounding megaprojects and the lack of access to public information.