Estonia End-of-Term Report 2014-2016
In 2017, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)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 Estonia’s second action planAction 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 July 2014 through June 2016.
The findings of the report are summarized below:
Estonia’s second action plan focused on participation in policymaking, public service improvements, budget transparencyAccording to OGP’s Articles of Governance, transparency occurs when “government-held information (including on activities and decisions) is open, comprehensive, timely, freely available to the pub... More, and open dataBy opening up data and making it sharable and reusable, governments can enable informed debate, better decision making, and the development of innovative new services. Technical specifications: Polici.... Although most commitments were completed, changes in government practice mostly were minor. Moving forward, it is important to raise awareness of the action plan’s results to ensure greater use of the newly created tools and to improve opportunities for public engagement.
And in Estonian:
Eesti teise AVP tegevuskava fookuses olid kaasav poliitikakujundamine, kodanikust lähtuvad avalikud teenused, eelarve läbipaistvus ja avaandmed. Ehkki enamik tegevusi täideti, olid muutused valitsuse praktikas enamjaolt väikesed. Tulevikus peaks senisest enam rõhku panema tegevuskava tulemuste teadvustamisele, et tagada uute vahendite laiem kasutamine ja suurendada avalikkuse kaasatust.
The report is available below. The two-week public comment period closed on 27 March 2017.
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