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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.

Read a summary of how to get involved here. 

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State of Open Government During COVID-19

Find key insights from the global data collected by the COVID-19 OpenGov Tracker

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OGP's Guide to Open Government and the Coronavirus

Thematic resources on tackling the pandemic.

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Collecting Open Government Approaches to COVID-19

More than 400 open gov actions crowdsourced by you.

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Resources & Events We've Collected

Join webinars and conversations, and find important resources.

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Taking the Co-Creation Process Online

Resources for moving forward with convening and action plans.

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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.

 Open Walls +

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.

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