Date & Time: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST | 14:00 – 15:00 GMT Presented by: Jennifer Shkabatur (World Bank) Jay Bhalla (Project Manager, Code 4 Kenya) Register to join the webinar here Sponsored by: OGP Networking Mechanism (Global Integrity) & World Bank Institute To JOIN the session on Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The following post is one of nine articles published for a special supplement, Innovating Government on a Global Stage, produced for the Open Government Partnership in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). To view the original post, please visit the SSIR website. US President Lyndon Johnson and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair were not the
The Freedom of Information Foundation and our colleagues from Russian civil society are deeply concerned by the latest declarations by federal officials regarding Russia’s position on discontinuing its present relationship with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) which Russia was poised to join in 2013. According to recent official statements, Russia has paused the process of
The Open Government Partnership Africa Regional Meeting will take place on 29-30 May at the Serena Beach Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya. The theme of the conference is Taking OGP Forward in Africa and full details can be found at: http://www.ogpafrica.org/conference/ The main objectives of the OGP Africa Conference are to: 1. Draw the structure that African countries will use as
The following post is one of nine articles published for a special supplement, Innovating Government on a Global Stage, produced for the Open Government Partnership in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). To view the original post, please visit the SSIR website. The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a partnership in two respects. First, it is a partnership between governments that have committed themselves
This post originally appeared on Democracy International and has been re-printed with permission from the author. Crawling pubs on a Friday night in Prenzlauer Berg, one of Berlin’s hip districts, chatting up guys in bars that have as special names as “Zu mir oder zu Dir” (“to me or to you”) and getting their autographs.
I warmly welcome Ireland’s intention to participate in the OGP – a move strongly backed by Irish civil society. As current lead co-chair of the OGP, the UK is evangelical about spreading the word of the benefits of open government. The essence of the OGP is collaboration between governments and civil society to forge more