Creating OGP’s Future Together: A Snapshot of 10 Years of OGP
The The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative focused on improving government transparency, ensuring opportunities for citizen participation in public matters, and strengthen... More (OGP) was founded as a movement of reformers inside and outside of government working to open government across the globe. Reformers co-create action plans that advance open government policies and are independently assessed on their progress.
Since its founding in 2011, OGP has grown in membership, diversity of policy areas, and the strength of the co-creation processes. Aside from increasing its membership from the original eight national members, OGP admitted a pioneer cohort of 15 local governments in 2016. OGP’s current 153 members (77 countries and the growing 76 OGP Local members) have co-created 341 action plans along with civil society organizations in their communities. OGP’s 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 ... has evaluated these action plans through the years, assessing that about half of OGP commitments are ambitious, two-thirds are completed, and one in five significantly change government practice.
Explore a snapshot of the first ten years below.