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’s (OGP’s) commitment to a partnership between government and civil society at international
I have been involved in the OGP since its early beginnings and it has been a real privilege to witness the growth of a movement so exciting and ambitious. The idea of making governments more open and transparent, because this benefits not just the citizens, but the government itself, is far more revolutionary than
AGA ha cumplido un primer ciclo en México. El periodo de implementación del primer Plan de Acción ha concluido con el año 2012, al mismo tiempo que la administración del Presidente Felipe Calderón, quien formalizó su adhesión a la iniciativa en el año 2011. El 14 de diciembre de 2012 el Grupo Promotor en
On January 11-12, USAID G-3 Program (Good Governance in Georgia) organized the civil society forum (see the list of participants and the agenda) about Georgia’s participation in Open Government Partnership gathering some 25 representatives of NGO-s and government, as well as independent experts. The civil society forum discussed many important topics concerning Open Government Partnership.
The Open Government Partnership Networking Mechanism is pleased to start the new year with a Webinar on Codes of Practice for Consultations taking place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST. We hope you can join us. Please see the details below. REGISTER for this webinar here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHpQZDdGWW9Dc1VuYzd2VHFJM0lWQWc6MA JOIN the Webinar here (login 5 minutes before the scheduled time): http://worldbankva.adobeconnect.com/ogpweb/ Date
This is the third in our five part series of Q&As with selected countries and their experiences with the OGP process at the national level. This post is a Q&A with Veronica Cretu, President “CMB” Training Center, Coordinator of the Working Group on E-Governance/Open Government within the National Council for Participation in Moldova. 1. Describe
In this video, Transparency International Ukraine representatives attempt to answer citizens’ questions about open government. It was filmed as part of the “Towards Open Government Initiative in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia” project, supported by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. It aims to influence Open Government Partnership commitments implementation. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below,
The Open Government Partnership initiative is truly popular and completely necessary worldwide, but when it comes to the post-Soviet space, its importance is hard to overestimate. The reason is probably obvious – though the Soviet Union fell more than 20 years ago, its principals, patterns and drawbacks of the political system are deeply rooted in