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Six Facts for your Next Open Gov Gathering: A Nifty Guide to OGP Policy Areas

With nearly 4,000 OGP commitments from almost 100 governments, it’s a little hard to keep up with the successes of open government and the challenges the community faces. If you are like me, then you probably find yourself - more…

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Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership

The challenge of building peaceful, just and inclusive societies is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These global goals, agreed at the United Nations by all countries in 2015, are designed to provide a roadmap for a…

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Global Report – Beneficial Ownership

Beneficial ownership transparency has emerged as an essential means for combating corruption, stemming illicit financial flows, and fighting tax evasion...


Reinvigorate Democracy, Counter Authoritarianism!

Watch OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan’s rallying cry and call for collective action at the Opening Plenary of OGPCanada Summit before 2000+ leaders & activists from 100 countries.


In OGP, governments work with civil society to co-create two-year action plans, with concrete steps—commitments—across a broad range of issues. This model allows civil society organizations and direct citizen engagement to play a role in shaping and overseeing governments.

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Policy Areas

Through the OGP process, members address issues that need reform to make a positive impact in their communities, issues such as access to justice, gender and inclusion, digital governance, public service delivery, right to information, protection of civic space and natural resources, and corruption.



Every two years, national and local members submit action plans co-created with civil society that outline concrete commitments to enhance transparency, accountability, and public participation in government.

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