What are you doing the day after Halloween? We are hosting an Ideathon in our new OpenGov Hub from 6:30 to 830pm and you should join us. We at Global Integrity understand that many of you have half-baked ideas that you want to present to others for feedback, meld with others’ ideas to make
Happy Birthday OGP! One year older and growing bigger by the day. You have all seen the numbers: almost 60 countries, more than 300 commitments. Some teething problems, but processes and principles are almost in place. Is OGP ready to start delivering change on the ground? Is civil society ready to play its part?
Last month’s post on how open data is a major factor of economic growth was an important analysis of the wider debate on the impact open data has on governance. Worldwide, businesses and public bodies are unfortunately facing a lack of quality data, which is inhibiting efficiency. This lack of efficiency is one of the biggest barriers
This strategy [PDF] sets out how the Open Government Partnership intends to build on the momentum that in year one has seen it it has grow to include 57 participating countries who embrace the OGP Declaration of Principles and commit to develop, implement and assess country action plans. The OGP Steering Committee requests comments from the open government
Are you a member of civil society interested in OGP? If so, take our online survey! It will help us understand how civil society can be involved more and more efficiently to improve the working of OGP. We will also ask you to tell us what your hopes are for OGP in the future, and