Memorandum of Understanding for Co-operative Activities Between OGP and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
This MOU between the Open Government Partnership (“OGP”) Secretariat and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the “OECD”) (individually a “Party” and together the “Parties”) sets out the conditions for co-operation to promote jointly the implementation of open government including but not exclusively by disseminating open government principles, supporting countries to design, implement, and evaluate open government strategies and initiatives and moving towards an open state. This cooperation seeks to strengthen transparency, accountability, and integrity of all levels of government, as well as to promote stakeholders’ participation in policymaking and service design and delivery to reinforce democracy and achieve greater inclusive growth around the world. The Parties will operate in line with the provisions of the OECD Recommendations of the Council on Open Government, Integrity in the Public Sector, and Digital Government, among others, and the OGP Open Government Declaration.
Any activities conducted under this MOU are subject to their inclusion in the Parties’ respective programmes of work and budgets and to the availability of funds. They shall be carried out in accordance with their respective rules and practices.