Press Releases

December 9, 2016 - 5:32am
  "Bringing citizens closer to the local governments that serve them" PARIS, FRANCE December 9, 2016 - The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, hosted a dedicated subnational open government track with government leaders and civil society partners from 15 cities, subnational and...
December 9, 2016 - 4:36am
PARIS, FRANCE December 9, 2016  Eighty Governments and hundreds of civil society organizations from around the world have signed up to collective actions in the Paris Declaration, including several on anti-corruption. This comes at the close of the 3-day Open Government Partnership Global...
December 7, 2016 - 12:41pm
Paris, France - December 7, 2016 - Yesterday, the OGP Steering Committee received a letter from the Government of Hungary announcing its immediate withdrawal from the partnership. The Government of Hungary had been under review by OGP since July 2015 for concerns raised by civil society...
December 7, 2016 - 3:40am
PARIS, December 7 - The Third Annual Open Government Awards winners were announced today at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Paris, France. Taking home the top prize was the Ukrainian initiative, ProZorro, which sheds light on corrupt procurement...
December 7, 2016 - 3:19am
PARIS, FRANCE - December 7, 2016 - The 4th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit began today with over a dozen heads of state, thousands of civil society leaders and other high-level open government reformers calling for greater openness in government to serve as a...
October 31, 2016 - 10:27am
English Version » Del 7 al 9 de diciembre de 2016, Francia será la sede de la cuarta Cumbre Global de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) en París. En un momento crucial para la renovación de la democracia y la lucha contra el populismo y la división, el...
October 28, 2016 - 2:21pm
Version en español » On December 7-9, 2016, France will host the 4th Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris. Coming at a critical time for global democratic renewal and the pushback against populism and divisiveness, French President Francois Hollande has called the event “...
September 21, 2016 - 4:20pm
*** For Immediate Release *** New York City, September 21, 2016 - The Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership today resolved that Turkey will be regretfully designated as inactive in OGP, having failed to deliver a National Action Plan since 2014 . It is the first...
September 21, 2016 - 10:55am
*** For Immediate Release ***   NEW YORK, 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 - The Open Government Partnership (OGP) marked its fifth anniversary today with a High-Level Forum on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Heads of State from around the world joined leading civil society figures to...
September 21, 2016 - 10:39am
*** For Immediate Release *** NEW YORK, 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 -  Open Government Partnership (OGP) marked its five year anniversary with a high-level forum on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly today. Vice President Jusuf Kalla of Indonesia addressed the gathering of Heads of...
September 21, 2016 - 10:37am
*** For Immediate Release *** NEW YORK - 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 - Open Government Partnership (OGP) marked its fifth anniversary with a high-level forum at the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly today. French President François Hollande, OGP lead government co-chair, addressed the high-...
September 21, 2016 - 10:36am
*** Para publicación inmediata *** NUEVA YORK - 20  DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2016 - La Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) celebró su quinto aniversario con un foro de alto nivel al margen de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas el día de hoy.   Alejandro...
September 21, 2016 - 10:32am
*** For Immediate Release *** NEW YORK - 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 - Open Government Partnership (OGP) marked its fifth anniversary with a high-level forum on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly today.  President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, one of the partnership’s eight...
September 1, 2016 - 5:36pm
Nairobi, August 31 2016 - Open Government Partnership (OGP) would like to congratulate the government of Kenya and Kenyan civil society for passing the long-awaited Access to Information bill. This bill is an important commitment in Kenya’s 2nd National Action Plan and is part of...
July 20, 2016 - 12:56pm
*Embargoed until 20 July, 12:00 pm Philippine Standard Time* MANILA, PHILIPPINES - 20 JULY 2016 - The 2016 Open Government Partnership (OGP) Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue will be hosted by the Asian Development Bank on July 21st and 22nd at their headquarters in Manila, Philippines. The workshop...
May 30, 2016 - 12:00am
Want to read this press release in English? MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – 27 DE MAYO DE 2016 -  En preparación al Encuentro Regional de las Américas 2016 de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (Open Government Partnership - OGP por sus siglas en inglés) que se llevará a cabo el 1 y 2 de junio,...
May 30, 2016 - 12:00am
¿Quieres leer este comunicado de prensa en español? MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY- 27 MAY 2016- In preparation for the 2016 Regional Americas Meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) held June 1st and 2nd, some 500 participants from government, civil society, the media, and business from 25...
May 12, 2016 - 10:46am
OGP recognized by global leaders for its value in advancing anti-corruption reform OGP highlights from the Summit: Strong endorsement for Open Government Partnership (OGP) in the Anti-Corruption Summit Communique, signed by 40 attending governments, including role of civil society and...
May 10, 2016 - 5:21pm
Want to read this blog in English? Washington, DC. 10 de mayo de 2016: Open Government Partnership (OGP) se complace en dar la bienvenida a Sanjay Pradhan como su nuevo Director Ejecutivo. Sanjay llega en un momento clave, pues se acerca el quinto aniversario de OGP en la Asamblea General de las...
May 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
¿Quieres leer este blog en español? WASHINGTON, D.C. May 10, 2016: The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is pleased to welcome Sanjay Pradhan as its new CEO. Sanjay joins at a pivotal moment as OGP approaches its fifth-year anniversary at the UN General Assembly in September 2016....
May 5, 2016 - 8:58am
Voulez-vous lire ce communiqué en français? Cape Town, South Africa– May 5, 2016.  Over 500 high-level participants from civil society organizations, business, academia, multilateral organizations and governments are expected to attend the two-day Africa Regional Open Government...
May 5, 2016 - 7:43am
Want to read this press release in English? Communiqué de presse Réunion Régionale Africaine du PGO L’Afrique du Sud s’engage fermement sur la transparence financière pendant que les leaders régionaux du gouvernement et de la société civile se rassemblent Le Cap, Afrique du Sud...
May 4, 2016 - 11:16am
Cape Town, South Africa, May 4, 2016- The Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) today elected the government of Georgia and Mukelani Dimba, Executive Director of the Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC), to be the next government and civil society support co-chairs. They will...
May 4, 2016 - 8:55am
Cape Town, South Africa, May 4, 2016 - The Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership today resolved that Azerbaijan will be regretfully designated as inactive in OGP, due to unresolved constraints on the operating environment for Non-Governmental Organizations. Azerbaijan has been...
April 14, 2016 - 10:44am
MEDIA CONTACT:   Dietlind Lerner, Communications Director Open Government Partnership Support Unit dietlind.lerner@opengovpartnership.org   WASHINGTON, DC- The Open Government Partnership (OGP) announced 15 subnational governments from around the world chosen to participate in...

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