COVID-19 has closed much of the world, and the strain on healthcare workers, government officials, essential workers and all those staying at home is extreme. Our community’s fundamental values of accountability, transparency, inclusivity, and responsiveness are vital as we move through response to recovery. This page is an open forum enabling us and many of our partners to share the resources they are creating and curating. We hope you find it helpful.
Resources for moving forward with convening and action plans.
Open Response + Open Recovery Digital Forum
Across the globe, countries are struggling to respond to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. Following a series of initial virtual thematic conversations around government responses to the coronavirus pandemic and how to move towards open and effective recovery efforts, we’re now continuing the conversation through regional virtual events.
Open Response, Open Recovery: Building Trust as the Antidote to COVID-19
OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan writes about how the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled governments and citizens alike to take unprecedented, mitigating actions. In their shared struggle, mutual trust between government and citizenry can be key for successful, mutually-reinforcing response and recovery.
Statement on COVID-19 Response from OGP Civil Society Members
The civil society members of Open Government Partnership’s Steering Committee have released a statement on COVID and its risks to open government. Focused on democratic values, the statement is a call to action to governments, donors and international organisations.
Staring at the walls cutting us off from our communities or courageously fighting to save lives and keep the essentials we all need available, everyone could use some inspiration right now. Expressions of hope and calls for resilience surround us on the walls and buildings of our neighborhoods, in photos of what we're seeing on the streets, and in illustrations we've created on our own. We’ll be sharing these images here and through social media. Join us by uploading what's inspiring you.
On July 7, over 100 open government reformers across the Asia-Pacific region convened for the conversation “Open Response + Open Recovery: Inclusive Participation and Civic Space in Times of Crisis”. The discussion focused on how reformers in the region are working to maintain inclusive civic participation and protect and expand civic space during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is what we heard.
OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan calls on governments, citizens, civil society, businesses and others to join together to shape COVID-19 stimulus and safety nets and follow the money to save millions of lives and livelihoods.
Un imperativo social Las magnitudes son extraordinarias. Para solucionar la emergencia sanitaria y el confinamiento por COVID-19, los gobiernos están movilizando los estímulos y paquetes de redes de seguridad más importantes desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Los gobiernos e instituciones…
Read how Europe's open government community is leveraging the OGP platform during the pandemic and tackling the challenges it poses to civic space.
On June 25th, around 90 reformers from Europe’s OGP community convened for the online discussion ‘Open Response + Open Recovery in Europe: What’s Next?’. The discussion focused on how the community has been using the OGP platform during the pandemic…
A time of crisis can shine a spotlight on the quality of services offered by governments. As is the case during the COVID-19 pandemic, some governments are faced with unprecedented challenges that are hard to address due to unpreparedness and…
Los tiempos de crisis tienden a descubrir la calidad de los servicios que ofrecen los gobiernos. Tal es el caso de la pandemia del COVID-19: algunos gobiernos están enfrentando retos sin precedentes debido a la falta de preparación y la…
Une période de crise peut mettre en lumière la qualité des services offerts par les gouvernements. C’est le cas durant la période de la pandémie de COVID-19, où certains gouvernements ont été confrontés à des défis sans précédent, difficiles à…