The Open Government Partnership’s Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) has launched its third report, this one on the UK which can be found below. IRM progress reports are carried out by an independent researcher under the guidance of an International Experts' Panel. In the UK, this researcher was Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner and
Earlier this week, on the fringes of the United Nations General Assembly, I was privileged to attend an extraordinary meeting. On the stage and in the audience were the presidents of the U.S., Mongolia, Liberia and several other nations, as well as the U.N. Deputy Secretary General and Special Rapporteur for the Right to Information, U.S.
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Britain’s Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude delivered a speech alongside Acting South African President Kgalema Motlanthe to the delegates of the annual Government Leadership Summit in Pretoria on 2 April. While much of the speech focused on public service reform and UK case studies, the latter half of the speech centred around the UK’s
El pasado diciembre, tuve el placer de moderar una mesa redonda, como académico y miembro de DATA , sobre la situación del gobierno abierto en Uruguay. Servidores públicos, organizaciones internacionales, desarrolladores, investigadores y activistas, discutieron que significa (al menos en Uruguay) Gobierno Abierto. Y de hecho algunas respuestas pueden encontrarse en este reporte. Sin embargo
Entendiendo el gobierno abierto: Una experiencia Uruguaya Last December 2012, I had the pleasure to chair in my academic capacity and as a member of DATA a round table about open government in Uruguay where government officials, civil society advocates, international organizations, developers and researchers discussed what do we mean, in Uruguay at least, by
The Interamerican Development Bank shares the view that the concept of open government is a platform for rethinking public management and the way governments engage with civil society. Open Government Partnership (OGP) is not just another transparency initiative, but rather an opportunity to recast the traditional agenda on this field. By moving toward a pro-integrity
In the Spring 2013 edition, the Stanford Social Innovation Review features a supplement on the Open Government Partnership, with articles from OGP experts from across the globe addressing just some of the challenges facing the future of the Open movement. Below are a few choice extracts. We were gathered in the Secretary of War Room,