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Democracy in Afghanistan: Past, Present, and Future

In this episode, we speak with Erfan Erzaz, an Afghan open gov reformer now resettled in Canada, about Afghanistan’s history to see if it can provide insight on why democracy fell. We also discuss the contributions of open gov reformers in the country and the lessons we can all learn from Afghanistan’s democratic efforts.

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Faces of Open Government: Siti Juliantari Rachman

Meet Siti Juliantari “Tari” Rachman, an anti-corruption advocate in Indonesia. Tari shares how her interest in fighting corruption began and how she’s supporting Indonesia’s OGP commitment to open up contracting information and publish emergency procurement information on the national procurement portal.


Faces of Open Government: Philip Thigo

Philip Thigo has been the OGP point of contact in the Government of Kenya for many years, working with civil society partners to advance the open government agenda in the country.

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Faces of Open Government: Daniel Carranza

Uruguay is implementing commitments from its fifth open government action plan, engaging a wide range of stakeholders including government agencies, civil society organizations...

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