Past Events

Open Government Partnership at Five Years: What to Look for at the Paris Summit

November 21, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
OpenGov Hub 1110 Vermont Avenue Northwest #500
Washington, DC 20005
United States

OGP is five years old! What has happened in this time? What is happening next?

Join us for a short lunch discussion with such exciting topics as:
  • OGP Steering Committee members on their strategic goals for the next few years of OGP (subnational governments, OGP's strategic refresh, and how we get more ambitious commitments)

OGP Datacamp: Data Journalism Workshop

December 6, 2016 - 8:45am to 6:00pm
Centre de Formation Journalisme
210 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine
75012 Paris
France

A workshop in Paris on the eve of the OGP Global Summit about how to use government datasets.

Access to Information laws, supported by advances in technology, are resulting in more data being made publicly available than at any previous time in history. But what good is data if you don’t know how to use it?  

City Innovations in Open Government - Habitat III

October 17, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Habitat III Conference
Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana “Benjamin Carrion”, Room MR19
Quito
Ecuador

This side event, featuring a panel of open government leaders in cities, will focus on the importance of innovation in open government and transparency for addressing urbanization challenges. City and CSO pioneers will share specific examples, such as participatory budgeting at the neighborhood level or opening up municipal transport data to improve the quality of service.

For more information, visit http://habitat3.org

Facebook Live: Designing and Managing an OGP Multistakeholder Forum

Q&A with Ernesto Velasco & Emilene Martinez
September 29, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
United States

On September 29, 2016, at 11:00am EDT we held a FacebookLive Q&A with:

Ernesto Velasco 
OGP International Experts Panel Member
Author of "Designing and Managing and OGP Multistakeholder Forum"
 
Emilene Martinez 
Americas Regional Civil Society Coordinator 
Open Government Partnership
 

You can watch the video of the event below:

OGP's Five-Year Anniversary

September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY
United States

The Open Government Partnership celebrated its fifth anniversary at a Heads of State and Government High-Level Event on the margins of UNGA71. This event was co-hosted by the current and incoming OGP Co-Chairs and was an opportunity to reflect on the partnership's first five years and to share our vision for its future.

OGP Americas Regional Meeting 2016

May 31, 2016 - 9:00am to June 2, 2016 - 6:00pm
Montevideo
Uruguay

The 2016 OGP Regional Americas Meeting was held in the city of Montevideo with approximately 500 participants from government, civil society, the media, and business from 17 countries. This event was co-organized by OGP, AGESIC, the President’s Office of Uruguay and Open Government Network (RGA Uruguay).  We have updated this page to capture the event’s highlights and resources.

OGP Africa Regional Meeting 2016

May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm to May 6, 2016 - 6:30pm
South Africa

 

Photographs, Media Coverage, and Take-Aways from the the Meeting

Over 500 high-level participants from civil society organizations, business, academia, multilateral organizations and governments attended the two-day Africa Regional Open Government Partnership (OGP) Meeting  at the Century City Conference Center in Cape Town under the banner of “Open Government for Africa’s Sustainable Development.”

2014 Open Government Awards

September 24, 2014 - 11:45am
UN General Assembly, New York City
United States

The first Open Government Awards are being presented to countries that have pioneered new approaches to citizen engagement in public policy and services. Thirty-three OGP countries nominated projects for the awards, which were assessed by an independent panel of judges. The winners that will be honoured on stage will serve as an inspiration to governments looking for new ideas to improve their own levels of public participation. The best new OGP commitments on citizen engagement from the most recent National Action Plans will also be celebrated at the event.

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