Ireland Action Plan Review 2021-2023 – For Public Comment
In 2022, 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 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... Review for Ireland’s third action plan. The report provides a technical review of the action plan’s characteristics and the strengths and challenges the IRM identifies to inform a stronger implementation process.
In Ireland, the IRM’s findings are summarized below:
Ireland’s third action plan renewed national engagement in the open government process. It includes a Through the Action Plan Review, OGP’s Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) recognizes promising commitments that address a policy area that is important to stakeholders or the national context. Pro... on Lobbying transparency allows the public to ensure that there is diversity of participation and contribution to public decision-making. Technical specifications: Policies and actions affecting lobbying... According 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 that would improve enforcement of the “cooling-off period” for public officials entering the Governments are working to open private sector practices as well — including through beneficial ownership transparency, open contracting, and regulating environmental standards. Technical specificat... More. To deliver substantial results from commitments on anticorruption and access to information, the IRM recommends building on the publication of planned legislative reviews to implement recommendations emerging from those reviews.
The public comment period closed 15 June 2022.