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February 24, 2017 - 8:40am
Avec environ  2700  engagements des plans d’action pour 75 pays – chiffres étant appelés à augmenter d’ailleurs  – il n’y a qu’un seul recours pour le traitement de ces actes: la technologie.  Or le système actuel de traitement de ces plans d...
February 21, 2017 - 3:59pm
  The National Unity Government (NUG) of Afghanistan has been initiating clusters of reform packages since taking office in 2014. Good governance and transparency are the driving forces behind the reform initiatives. Demonstrating unprecedented level of political will, H.E. President Ghani...
February 21, 2017 - 2:05pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. We’ve got stories out of Italy and Malaysia, but this week’s OGP media coverage was strongest in Africa and in Nigeria, in particular. Nigerian extractive prospects are...
February 21, 2017 - 1:23pm
  ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***   WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 21, 2017 - Governments from around the world have submitted applications to help lead the global movement for open governance as Open Government Partnership (OGP)...
February 17, 2017 - 11:03am
February has been a month in which numerous high level political figures in Spain have been found guilty and sent to jail on corruption charges, including King Felipe VI’s own brother-in-law sentenced to six years in prison (more info in English here), things are also moving forward in a...
February 16, 2017 - 7:07pm
Washington DC, February 16, 2017  -  Open Government Partnership (OGP) is happy to announce the addition of Theophilous Chiviru to its staff as Government Support & Exchange Officer for Africa. In this role, he will support OGP countries in Africa to develop and implement...
February 16, 2017 - 9:14am
In May 2016, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report highlighting not only the economic costs of corruption around the world but also “its corrosive impact on society” (IMF Director C. Lagarde, 2016). 2016 was heavily marked with outburst of corruption scandals and...
February 15, 2017 - 9:10am
Corruption is the root of global threats, as it causes underdevelopment and damages the environment, it also nourishes public distrust and political extremism. Every year, 2 trillion dollars is paid in bribes. Over 2.6 trillion dollars representing around 3% of the world GDP are siphoned....
February 14, 2017 - 12:15pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, media coverage of OGP poured in from around the world with top stories spotlighting open government concerns in Azerbaijan, #OGP16 civic tech innovations in France, and...
February 14, 2017 - 9:31am
This blog has been cross-posted from Open Contracting Partnership. The original blog can be found here.   Quick summary New OGP Toolbox allows users to track and share digital solutions to make government data more open, democratic and collaborative. The Toolbox includes 22 open...
February 13, 2017 - 11:22am
Since being established in 2009, the open government movement has been embedded into national level governance around the world. Nonetheless a real open government environment can only be reached when open government principles are applied  at the local level. During the Open Government...
February 6, 2017 - 12:57pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Global OGP coverage this week centered around transparency wins in Indonesia, the future of open government in Nigeria, and the latest World Development Report issued by the World...
February 6, 2017 - 8:44am
Last February, the OGP’s Criteria and Standards Subcommittee set the task for the Support Unit and IRM to redraft the OGP’s consultation guidelines. One year later, we are pleased to announce the introduction of the Participation and Co-creation Standards. These new standards have been...
February 5, 2017 - 6:08pm
El 2016 fue un año extraordinario para OGP. Celebramos la publicación de 41 nuevos planes de acción, iniciamos con el primer grupo de participantes subnacionales, tuvimos reuniones regionales en Ciudad del Cabo, Montevideo y Manila, celebramos nuestro quinto aniversario en la AGNU y organizamos una...
February 5, 2017 - 6:02pm
La Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) se creó hace poco más de cinco años. Desde entonces, ha crecido rápidamente, de ocho gobiernos fundadores a contar con 75 países y 15 gobiernos subnacionales entre sus miembros. Miles de organizaciones de la sociedad civil ya están...
February 5, 2017 - 5:58pm
El contenido de OGP en las noticias de este mes abarcó una gran variedad de temas, desde los cambios en los ambientes políticos hasta debates abiertos en Taiwán y Francia. Además, el apoyo a las políticas de gobierno abierto en Latinoamérica. En enero ocurrió la toma de protesta del nuevo...
February 5, 2017 - 5:52pm
País: Letonia Plan de acción: 2015-17 Compromiso 6: Establecer un modelo sustentable de financiamiento de organizaciones no gubernamentales Durante la reciente Cumbre de OGP en París, el término “espacio cívico” fue muy utilizado. Sin embargo, analizando los planes de acción de OGP,...
February 5, 2017 - 5:41pm
  ¿Por qué estás interesada en el gobierno abierto? ¿Cómo es que tu experiencia te trajo hasta aquí? Si tuviera que dar una respuesta breve acerca de mi involucramiento con el concepto de gobierno abierto, diría que fue de forma “simple y espontánea” pero...
February 5, 2017 - 5:34pm
La Cumbre Global de París movilizó a la sociedad civil y a los gobiernos para crear productos concretos La cuarta Cumbre Global de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) se llevó a cabo en París en diciembre de 2016. Este evento multilateral reunió a doce jefes de...
February 5, 2017 - 5:24pm
Aunque el video tomado por un celular se vea movido, no hay duda de lo que está ocurriendo: ésta es una escena preocupantemente común. Un manifestante negro lucha contra media docena de policías que lo intentan reprimir en medio de los gritos de otros manifestantes. Segundos después, otro...
February 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
En febrero de 2016, el Subcomité de Criterios y Estándares encargó a la Unidad de Apoyo y al IRM reformular los lineamientos de consulta de OGP. Un año después, nos complace anunciar los nuevos Estándares de Participación y Cocreación: Los nuevos estándares fueron desarrollados con tres objetivos...
February 5, 2017 - 9:35am
We are excited to announce the new OGP ‘Participation and Co-creation Standards and Guidelines,’ that will be used from now on by all OGP participating countries to guide the development, implementation and (self-)assessment of National Action Plans. In a September 2016...
February 3, 2017 - 5:42pm
2016 was an extraordinarily rich year for OGP.  We celebrated 41 new national OGP action plans, expanded to our first group of subnational participants, had rich regional meetings in Cape Town, Montevideo and Manila, celebrated our 5th anniversary at UNGA, and hosted a major Global Summit,...
February 3, 2017 - 5:38pm
The Open Government Partnership is a little over five years old. It has expanded rapidly from 8 founding governments to 75 today, and 15 subnational governments. Thousands of civil society organizations are now using OGP to co-create reform commitments with their governments, and to advocate for...
February 3, 2017 - 5:35pm
The content of this month’s OGP news coverage spanned a vast array of topics from shifting political orders, to open source debates in Taiwan and France, and renewed support for open government policies in Latin America. January saw the swearing in of a new president of the United States. In...

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