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Countering Kleptocracy through Open Government and Democratic Oversight

Kleptocracy, "rule by thieves," distorts state institutions for elite gain, harming source and host countries. Explore a two part series by The National Democratic Institute and OGP that offer actionable strategies for OGP members and local governments to combat transnational kleptocracy, safeguarding governance, economies, and national security.


OGP Fact Sheets

Explore global progress and member-level examples of open government work in each of the selected policy areas and various regions.


Open Gov Guide (2024)

The Open Gov Guide is the “how-to” resource on applying open government principles to real-world challenges. It is a one-stop shop for concrete recommendations, examples of reforms, and international standards and guidance to help reformers, whether they are working on…

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IRM Report on Local Action Plans 2021-2022

This report draws out innovations and obstacles faced by local open government reformers over 2021-2022. You can explore lessons learned, success stories, and new approaches to open government from the 29 local governments that implemented OGP commitments during this period,…


OGP Local Brochure (2023)

Discover how OGP Local empowers local governments and civil society to make governments more open, inclusive, participatory and accountable to their citizens. Explore the benefits of joining OGP Local and find open government examples from cities and regions around the…

Working Paper: Multilateralism, Models, Membership, and Messiness

Is OGP More Successful at Getting Change Than Other International Initiatives?   By Chathan Raj with Joseph Foti How do multilateral initiatives compare in terms of generating reform? How does the Open Government Partnership (OGP) compare? And should it be…


What’s in the 2022 Local Action Plans

Introduction The Open Government Partnership (OGP) provides an opportunity for government and civil society reformers to make governments more transparent, inclusive, participatory, and accountable. Working together, government and civil society co-create action plans with concrete commitments across a variety of…

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