OGP Global Summit

9 September 2016

OGP in the News – Week of September 5, 2016

With the fourth OGP Global Summit fast approaching, it is little wonder that the OpenGov spotlight was directed this week at Paris—the host city of the event. The popular daily newspaper Libération released an article in which the Summit was cited as an example of the French capital’s tremendous growth in the Civic Tech sector...

7 July 2016

¡Contribuye a la co-creación de la agenda de la Cumbre Global de OGP de 2016 de París!

Francia será el anfitrión de la siguiente Cumbre Global de París del 7 al 9 de diciembre de 2016. La cumbre de este año es particularmente importante, pues se llevará a cabo poco después del quinto aniversario de la fundación de OGP. El evento será innovador tanto en términos de contenido, como en cuanto al formato. Los objetivos de la cumbre son promover la co-creación, enfocarse en el impacto e involucrar nuevos actores en el gobierno abierto a través de un enfoque creativo y colaborativo.

25 November 2015

From Mexico City with Love: Civil Society, Open Government and James Bond

The opening scene of James Bond’s Spectre is one beautiful invitation to visit Mexico City - especially during the Dia de los Muertos. In the first scene it takes you back to the square in front of the Palacio de Mineria that hosted this year’s OGP Summit and Civil Society Day. A bit later James destroys the Fru Fru theatre - indeed, that mescal infused place where the OGP community let its hair down at the end of the summit.

25 November 2015

Reflecting on the Third OGP Summit

For the past several weeks friends and colleagues have been asking me whether the third global OGP summit held in Mexico City at the end of October was a success. Initially, I was somewhat stumped. When you are on the organizing team of an event with over 2,000 guests, including 50 Ministers, a lot of time is inevitably spent in back rooms rather than participating in the debates, workshops and panel discussions that made up most of the agenda.

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