Brazil End-of-Term Report 2016-2018 – For Public Comment
In 2019, the The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is OGP’s accountability arm and the main means of tracking progress in participating countries. The IRM provides independent, evidence-based, and objective ... published the end of term report for Brazil’s third Action plans are at the core of a government’s participation in OGP. They are the product of a co-creation process in which government and civil society jointly develop commitments to open governmen.... The report covers the full action plan implementation period of June 2016 to July 2018.
In Brazil, the IRM researcher Fabro Steibel’s findings are summarized below:
“Two commitments in Brazil’s 2016–2018 action plan resulted in outstanding changes in government practices. These led to a cultural shift in the openness of educational resources and data (OGP commitments are promises for reform co-created by governments and civil society and submitted as part of an action plan. Commitments typically include a description of the problem, concrete action... 6) and significantly increased civic participation in budgetary planning (Commitment 14). Overall, the action plan is limited in According to OGP’s Articles of Governance, OGP commitments should “stretch government practice beyond its current baseline with respect to key areas of open government.” Ambition captures the po... and in implementation. Moving forward, government agencies and civil society stakeholders should consider designing result-oriented commitments with measurable activities, for effective implementation.”
And in Portuguese:
“Dois compromissos no plano de ação do Brasil para 2016-2018 resultaram em mudanças notáveis nas práticas do governo, o que levou na promoção de recursos educacionais abertos (Compromisso 6) e a participação cívica no planejamento orçamentário (Compromisso 14). Contudo, de forma geral o plano tem limitado potencial transformador, e nível de implementação. No futuro, o governo e a sociedade civil devem buscar compromissos com maior ambição e melhorar a implementação.”
The version of the report for public comment is available in English and in Portuguese below. The two-week public comment period closed 12 September 2019.