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10 Years of OGP

Ten years ago reformers, including government ministers, mayors, parliamentarians, justices, journalists, and activists, launched the Open Government Partnership (OGP) – a simple yet distinct way to join forces to create transparent, participatory, inclusive, and accountable solutions.

Through OGP, 78 countries and 76 local communities are working with thousands of civil society organizations to change the way that government serves its citizens. Together, we’ve co-created over 4,500 reforms fighting against corruption, including marginalized communities, enhancing citizen participation, and more.

Even in these challenging times of eroding civic space, devolving trust, a global pandemic  and the rise of authoritarian and populist politics, our community has always been at work to save lives and livelihoods and build more resilient democracies.

At the upcoming OGP Global Summit in Seoul and online, we will look back at the stories of open government champions and the reforms. We will share our story, and we hope you’ll join us in sharing yours.

By learning from the past, together we can meet the unprecedented threats of today, harnessing the optimism and energy that first launched OGP in the pursuit of the most pressing mission – a democracy renewed by and for all.

In the next few months, we’ll be sharing blogs, resources, activities and events to reflect on the successes of the first 10 years and look ahead to the next decade. Explore below.

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Explore stories from across the open government community, and submit your own.

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December 15-17

OGP Global Summit

Join us virtually to reflect on OGP's progress and envision our future.

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10 Lessons from 10 Years of OGP

Take a look back on 10 major open gov lessons from the past 10 years.

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Faces of Open Gov: Rakesh Rajani

Read reflections from a longtime OGP champion.

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10 Years of OGP Toolkit

Explore logos, editable graphics, and key messages for the anniversary.

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Evaluating OGP’s Potential to Deliver Change

Are you a government reformer or civil society champion engaged with OGP? We want to hear from you! Take the 2021 OGP Stakeholder Survey.

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October 18-22

Open Government Awards

Vote for the OGP Impact Awards and OGP Local Innovation Awards

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October 25-29

2021 IRM Week

A series of activities around the latest findings on performance of OGP members

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November 15-19

2021 OGP Academy

An opportunity to engage academics and experts around open gov research

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