Open Government Partnership Rescinds Trinidad and Tobago’s Membership

The Country Remained in Inactive Status for over a Year, Loses OGP Member Status.   Washington, D.C. - The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has announced that Trinidad and Tobago will no longer be considered an OGP participating country effective 6…

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OGP Team in the Baltics

In early December, OGP Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Pradhan and members of the OGP team met with high-level government officials and civil society members in Estonia and Latvia to discuss their open government successes and next steps in their democracy…

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Eleven Civil Society Organizations Create the Forum on Information and Democracy

The Forum on Information and Democracy launched at the Paris Peace Forum to issue recommendations for standards in order to encourage the regulation and self-regulation  of the space of information and communication.

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Argentina and The B Team’s Robin Hodess Take Helm of International Partnership on Open Government

Will work to build responsive, accountable and inclusive institutions that improve outcomes for citizens  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019 Washington D.C. - The Government of Argentina and Robin Hodess from The B Team assumed their roles as Chairs of…

Open Data in the Fight against Corruption

Our Collective Imperative: Fighting for Democracy in the Americas

The Americas have been the vibrant heart of OGP from the outset. So it is appropriate that we seek to build strong alliance with the Organization of American States (OAS). In the Americas, 19 countries are members of OGP as…

Reformers in Government and Civil Society to Scale Up Inclusion, Civic Participation and Defend Democratic Values

Nearly 100 Governments Meet in Ottawa for the 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit Ottawa, CA - At the 6th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Canada, nearly 2,000 reformers inside and out of government from 80 countries committed…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Welcomes More Than 2,000 Global Open Government Reformers to Canada  

Nearly 100 countries send representatives from government and civil society to discuss actions to push back against rising threats to democracy globally Ottawa, Canada - Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inaugurated the 6th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit by welcoming…

Georgia, Germany, and Indonesia Elected to Lead the Open Government Partnership

The governments of Germany, Georgia, and Indonesia have been elected by their peers to three year terms on the leadership body of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). OGP has led the charge for open governance and citizen-centered democracy since its…

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UNDP and OGP sign MoU for 2030 Agenda and Open Government

UNDP and OGP will collaborate in supporting countries to implement reforms related to SDG16, SDG5, and legislative openness by providing programmatic support and technical assistance to institutions and civil society organizations.