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.
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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. OGP’s Open Response, Open Recovery Digital Forums are designed to facilitate conversations around government responses to the coronavirus pandemic and how to move towards open and effective recovery efforts.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strained healthcare systems, weakened economies, and deepened inequalities. In response, development partners are mobilizing assistance through grants, loans, debt relief, and other forms of official development assistance...
The spread of Covid-19 has closed much of the world, and the strain on healthcare and other essential workers is unprecedented.
For the most vulnerable, lockdowns impose extreme hardships. It will take the collective action of citizens, civil society and governments to respond and recover from this pandemic. But in order to be fair and effective, that response and recovery must be open and inclusive.
The timely and proactive dissemination of information across social media and other channels is critical to saving lives and protecting livelihoods during COVID-19. However, the rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation presents a key challenge.
Governments are collecting unprecedented amounts of personal data to support vital public health efforts, such as tracking COVID-19 transmission and enforcing quarantine. In particular, governments and corporations are collecting and processing citizens’ health and geolocation data on a massive scale.