21 September 2011

RI joins global drive for govt openness

Representatives from more 40 nations aspiring to the ideals of an open society convened in New York on Tuesday to announce their shared commitment to transparency and greater civic participation in public affairs. The event is part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative that was announced last year by US President Barack Obama, who received immediate support by seven other international leaders including Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.