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January 12, 2017 - 10:24am
Pioneros líderes de la sociedad civil y de gobierno en el Ayuntamiento de París con la alcaldesa Anne Hidalgo, quien organizó los eventos subnacionales de la Cumbre de OGP. En diciembre de 2016, la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés), el gobierno de Francia y el...
January 12, 2017 - 10:16am
Un campesino que lleva sus frutas y verduras al mercado, un padre que busca una mejor educación para sus hijos y una familia desplazada por un terremoto tienen más en común de lo que podría parecer a primera vista. La provisión de los servicios públicos básicos (caminos, escuelas, apoyo tras un...
January 12, 2017 - 10:05am
Facilitar la implementación de iniciativas de gobierno abierto a través de las herramientas digitales es una de las aspiraciones más importantes de Francia y del World Resources Institute como copresidentes de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés). La caja de...
January 12, 2017 - 9:57am
Recapitulación de la Cumbre Para OGP, el 2016 tuvo un excelente cierre con la cuarta Cumbre Global de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto que se llevó a cabo en París del 7 al 9 de diciembre, la cual llamó la atención de los medios de todo el mundo. En el contexto de diversas noticias geopolíticas...
January 12, 2017 - 9:50am
Aunque los 75 países miembros de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) están formando un grupo de “chicos populares”, afortunadamente no se consideran a sí mismos un grupo elitista. Un mensaje que utilizan mucho es la importancia de ser una red en constante...
January 12, 2017 - 9:45am
Este artículo se publicó originalmente enThe Huffington Post. Más de 4000 personas se reunieron en París del 7 al 9 de diciembre en la Cumbre Global de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés), organizada por el gobierno de Francia. OGP es una alianza única dedicada a...
January 12, 2017 - 9:40am
A mediados de 2016, el Centro Regional del PNUD en Bangkok y OGP lanzaron una convocatoria para recibir información de iniciativas de gobierno abierto que están contribuyendo o tienen el potencial de contribuir a alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) en la región Asia-Pacífico. La...
January 12, 2017 - 9:36am
Hace muchos años, no mucho tiempo después de la caída del muro de Berlín, pasé un invierno de tardes grises en los archivos de la Stasi (la policía secreta de Alemania Oriental), investigando historias sobre República Democrática Alemana. Para poder ver un documento, primero tenías que ver si el...
January 11, 2017 - 7:48pm
Pioneer civil society and government leaders on stage at Paris City Hall, with Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who hosted the Subnational events of the OGP Summit. In December 2016, Open Government Partnership, the Government of France, and the City of Paris hosted the OGP Global Summit. With an entire day...
January 11, 2017 - 7:35pm
Source: World Bank, 2015.The farmer taking her produce to market, a father seeking a better education for his children, and a family displaced by a catastrophic earthquake have more in common than you might assume at first glance. The delivery of basic public services – roads, schools, and...
January 11, 2017 - 7:18pm
Facilitating the implementation of open government initiatives through digital tools is one of the main ambitions of France and the World Resources Institute as co-chairs of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). The OGP Toolbox, a collaborative platform launched during the OGP Global Summit in...
January 11, 2017 - 7:07pm
Many years ago, not long after the fall of the Berlin Wall, I spent a winter of long gray afternoons in the archives of the Stasi (the East German secret police), researching stories about the former German Democratic Republic. In order to view a document, you first had to know that it existed (...
January 11, 2017 - 7:01pm
Whereas the 75 member countries of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative are already forming a considerable group of the “cool kids” in the world, luckily, they don’t see themselves as an elitist group. A prevailing argument among many is the importance of an ever-...
January 11, 2017 - 6:45pm
This blog is part of a series on how open government can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The series came out of a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangkok Regional Hub and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to find practical examples of...
January 11, 2017 - 9:50am
If the last five years of the open government movement has seen a huge amount of activity - including the creation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), and the rapid development of the open data agenda - how will we define the next five years? The UK Government hosted a panel on the future of...
January 10, 2017 - 11:25am
On December 7, 2016, the Federal Minister of the Interior, Dr. Thomas de Maizière, announced the beginning of Germany’s participation in the Open Government Partnership (OGP). We are very glad to be part of this initiative and we are looking forward to an active exchange of ideas on how to...
January 10, 2017 - 9:56am
This post originally appeared on the NDI - DemocracyWorks and OpeningParliament blogs. Since its launch in 2011, many have urged the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to expand beyond narrow definitions of the term “government.” Legislators, mayors, and others argued that OGP’s...
January 10, 2017 - 9:29am
This post originally appeared on Medium. The main hall at Palais d’Iena was a hive of activity during OGP16 in Paris.. Credit: Evan Abramson At the end of a dark year, a remarkable community of people from diverse sectors gathered in Paris earlier this month at the Open Government...
January 9, 2017 - 3:01pm
At the OGP Summit in Paris in December, participating country Tanzania asked a media crew, from Tanzania, to film events and people of special interest to their country. A number of blogs, articles, photos and videos have emerged and are continuing to be developed for outlets in Tanzania and around...
January 9, 2017 - 12:16pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Almost a month after its close, the 2016 OGP Global Summit in Paris remained at the center of this week’s OGP international media coverage. The widely viewed European...
January 9, 2017 - 10:24am
Open Data enables governments, businesses and entrepreneurs around the world to act as a catalyst and tool for social and economic change in diverse sectors. In Morocco in order to realize the  full potential of Open Data, a Civic Tech organization built Marocviz,  a visualization...
January 6, 2017 - 1:05pm
This post originally appeared on the World Bank website. How can governments ensure that they get their money’s worth when they embrace open government reforms?   Ongoing research suggests that open government reforms—those that promote transparency...
January 6, 2017 - 8:57am
Summit Recap 2016 came to an impressive close for OGP with the 4th Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris from December 7-9, which attracted significant interest from media around the world. Set to a backdrop of concerning geopolitical developments in numerous countries (OGP and other...
January 5, 2017 - 9:36am
This post originally appeared on the Progressive-Economy@TASC blog. When we think of government record keeping it often conjures up images of dusty archives stuffed with crumbling paper documents.  While historical archives are a rich part of our cultural heritage, there are many day-to...
December 22, 2016 - 1:55pm
Often, the interaction between citizens and the government on public services is muddled with a wide array of processes, fees, and long lines. In the Philippines, public service delivery has been slow due to the added factor of bureaucratic red tape that makes processes more vulnerable to bribes...

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