Lithuania Mid-Term Report 2016-2018
Lithuania’s third action plan focused on the openness of public sector institutions, anticorruption, and improving civic participation. While the government formed a new working group to oversee development and implementation of the action plan, it met only once during the implementation period.
|1. Open data portal||Create open data portal, train officials to manage data, and integrate into EU single digital portal.||
|8. NGO database||Create public NGO database to provide information on NGOs free of charge||
* Commitment is evaluated by the IRM as specific, relevant, and has a transformative potential impact
The Office of the Government formed a new working group to develop the third action plan, but did not provide advance notice or carry out awareness-raising for consultations.
|Did not act contrary to OGP process
A country is considered to have acted contrary to process if one or more of the following occurs:
Most commitments in Lithuania’s third action plan lacked ambition compared to stakeholder priorities. Confusion over institutional responsibility for implementation further limited the completion levels for some commitments.
- Ensure the proposals for the next action plan are discussed among stakeholders from public sector and CSOs before confirming them as commitments.
- Ensure the commitments are in line with OGP values of access to information, civic participation, and public accountability.
- Show good leadership and inform the public about developments of the commitments, explain any possible delays, and provide supportive documents.
- Ensure the proposed commitments can be fully implemented in the two-year timeframe and that it alone may achieve the relevant goal.
- Identify the criteria which could indicate the achievement of the commitments and measure their implementation.