Joining the OGP in April 2012, Moldova developed its first Open Government Action Plan (OGAP) for 2012 – 2013. The implementation of this action plan was made the responsibility of the central government, including the State Chancellery and the e-Government Center. The control of the Open Government Action Plan implementation was put in charge of
Rt Hon David Cameron MP 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Cc: The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP (Deputy Prime Minister), Rt Hon Francis Maude MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office), Nick Hurd MP (Minister for Civil Society) 8 October 2013 Dear Prime Minister, The end of October is a critical moment for open government in the UK
As the Annual OGP Summit is approaching, more and more discussions are taking place in OGP member countries around the Summit Agenda, opportunities to engage in the discussions, ways to exchange views on critical issues, what works and what does not work when it comes to Open Government, experiences of civil society organizations related to
From Paul Massen, Civil Society Coordinator, OGP Hub When asked what makes the Open Government Partnership model different I always mention three elements: the guaranteed seat at the table for civil society; the concrete, ambitious commitments made; and the independent monitoring of the process and promises. Two years after the OGP was launched at the UN
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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The Philippines is one of the eight countries that founded the OGP. As early as mid-2011, a steering committee was established to drive the process of developing the OGP Action Plan, which was occurring in tandem with the government’s Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Plan. ‘Given the limited time, we contacted ten network organisations and among
The South Africa IRM report captures well a reality which has been evident for a while. There is strong government commitment to accountability and responsiveness – but citizens are often excluded from decision-making and able to ensure that government does what they want only by mobilising behind demands. The country may have more laws mandating