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June 24, 2016 - 3:37pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership (OGP) throughout the world. This week, as countries across the globe held consultations for developing their next National Action Plans, press coverage of OGP emerged from all corners of the world. ...
June 23, 2016 - 1:08pm
Remarks at the GIFT Workshop, June 20, 2016 Fiscal transparency resides at the very core of open government.  Forging a stronger collaboration between the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the Global Initiative on Fiscal Transparency (GIFT), which leads the OGP Fiscal Openness Working...
June 22, 2016 - 8:06pm
Washington DC, June 22, 2016 On July 8, 2015, four civil society organizations submitted a Letter of Concern to the Open Government Partnership (OGP), under the OGP Response Policy, regarding the climate for civil society to operate in Hungary. The OGP Response Policy aims to safeguard the Open...
June 22, 2016 - 7:20pm
Lo siguiente fue escrito por Natalia Albañil, Coordinadora del Programa de Transparencia Legislativa Regional, NDI Colombia. Fue publicado originalmente en openingparliament.org. En las últimas semanas se llevaron a cabo dos importantes eventos regionales en materia de Parlamento Abierto. El 25 y...
June 22, 2016 - 8:28am
La Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP, por sus siglas en inglés) ha fortalecido el diálogo y el trabajo conjunto entre los Estados y los actores no estatales- particularmente las organizaciones de la sociedad civil- para fortalecer el acceso a la información, la transparencia, la participación y...
June 17, 2016 - 8:05pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week the main theme in OGP-related news and chatter from across the globe was one of OGP’s core values: freedom of information. Perhaps the most significant article came...
June 15, 2016 - 9:48pm
OCYGA.png En el marco del Encuentro Regional de las Américas de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto  celebrado en Montevideo el pasado 1 de junio, la Procuración Penitenciaria de la Nación de Argentina realizó el lanzamiento de la publicación...
June 15, 2016 - 8:11pm
We all need better value infrastructure. From the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to the World Bank Group, it is generally estimated that USD$3.7 trillion global infrastructure investment is needed annually yet only around US$2.7 trillion is currently available each...
June 15, 2016 - 10:35am
Global Integrity is excited to present the results of “Learning to Open Government,” a first of its kind examination of how the Open Government Partnership is playing out in practice in five countries: Albania, Costa Rica, Mexico, the Philippines, and Tanzania. We did not evaluate OGP,...
June 13, 2016 - 12:32am
We, the undersigned organisations and campaigners working on freedom of information issues, are concerned by news that the World Bank has significantly downgraded its capacity to pursue a global right to information agenda at a time when the World Bank’s role in this area is needed more...
June 10, 2016 - 5:59pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Following last week’s successful Americas Regional Meeting in Montevideo, press coverage of OGP turned to our next major international event: the 2016 Global Summit. This week,...
June 6, 2016 - 9:39pm
How the Open Government Partnership is boosting COP effectiveness Collective Action: A love-hate relationship Collective action presents challenges that are widely recognized, yet people continually prefer to work together. Governance practitioners recognize that the issues we work to address are...
June 6, 2016 - 12:51pm
A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. The biggest news in the world of OGP this week was the Americas Regional Meeting, where some 500 individuals from around the world gathered in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo to...
June 5, 2016 - 11:45pm
By June 30th, the Open Government Partnership Support Unit is expecting to receive 51 final National Action Plans in both the country’s administrative language and English so we can upload them onto opengovpartnership.org.  Well, not exactly.  While the official submission deadline...
June 2, 2016 - 7:37pm
Speech by Sanjay Pradhan at the OGP Americas Meeting, Uruguay 1 June 2016 Thank you, Uruguayan government and civil society, for hosting this wonderful conference and for welcoming us so warmly on this cold morning. It is an extraordinary pleasure for me to be here because the Americas...
June 2, 2016 - 6:24pm
P is for Partnership, and that is the mantra that U.S. Embassies in Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Slovakia have adopted with our OGP counterparts.  In June 2015, we organized a ten day International Visitor on Demand visit to the United States for government and NGO representatives from our...
June 1, 2016 - 8:57pm
This post is the second in a short series that GIFT will be running to provide ideas for the 51 member countries currently preparing their next Action Plans. The first post discussed the steps OGP countries should take in their next Action Plans to increase fiscal transparency and participation. A...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Want to read this blog in English? Durante los últimos 5 años, la región de las Américas se ha caracterizado por su alto nivel de energía y entusiasmo en el proceso OGP. A pesar de esta increíble energía, la región se está quedando atrás en la ambición general de sus compromisos. Los últimos...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
¿Quieres leer este blog en español? Since OGP’s inception, countries in the Americas region have had high energy and enthusiasm for the OGP process. Despite this incredible energy, the region is lagging in overall commitment ambition. The latest IRM numbers show that only 12% of...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Want to read this blog in English? Este texto fue escrito conjuntamente por siete organizaciones de la sociedad civil de Brasil. El Grupo de Trabajo de la Sociedad Civil (GT), en coordinación con la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (Open Government Partnership - OGP por sus siglas en inglés),...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
¿Quieres leer este blog en español? This piece was collaboratively written by seven Brazilian civil society organizations. The Civil Society Working Group (WG), in cooperation with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Brazil, is collaborating on the development of the third National...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
¿Quieres leer este blog en español? Since the creation of AGESIC, we have understood that democracy involves structures that change and should adapt – though no longer according to the schemes of projects or isolated policies, but to the evolution which is determined by the demands of...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Want to read this blog in English? En Agesic, desde su creación, hemos entendido que las formas de la democracia son estructuras cambiantes, que deben adaptarse ya no a los esquemas de proyectos o políticas aisladas, sino a la evolución que determina la demanda de la ciudadanía. En nuestra...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
Want to read this blog in English? Para cuando lean esto, cientos de personas de todo el continente estarán llegando a Montevideo a compartir el tercer Encuentro Regional de las Américas de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto. Para Uruguay, es siempre un honor y una alegría recibir a quienes...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
¿Quieres leer este blog en español? By the time you read this, hundreds of people from all over the continent will have arrived in Montevideo to take part in the OGP Americas Regional Meeting. It is an honor and pleasure for Uruguay to welcome the people in the region striving to make a...

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