Sant Cugat: Deemed Most Transparent Municipality in Spain

Yesterday, the Sant Cugat del Valles, a strategic member of Living Labs Global and a Showcase Award Partner, was awarded a prize for transparent public management in by Transparency International Spain. The mayor of Sant Cugat, Lluis Recoder, received the award yesterday in Madrid; he commented that this award is the result of years of hard work and a commitment to good public management.

The city’s commitment to transparency is couched in its commitment to develop a new economic management model for the city. Among other outreach efforts, the public administration runs a survey of citizens’ perceptions of public services every 6 months. Here is an article about the award written in Catalan.