Norway Design Report 2019-2021 – For Public Comment
In 2020, 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 Design Report for Norway’s fourth 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... (2019-2021). The report covers the development of the action plan and the design of its commitments.
In Norway, the IRM’s findings are summarized below:
“Norway’s fourth action plan focuses on the openness of public administration, By 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..., and anti-corruption. Notably, the action plan continues a OGP commitments are promises for reform co-created by governments and civil society and submitted as part of an action plan. Commitments typically include a description of the problem, concrete action... to establish a public register of ultimate beneficial owners of Norwegian companies. In future action plans, Norway could work towards greater 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 and improve commitment design by including milestones with measurable outcomes and clear outputs.”
And in Norwegian:
“Norges fjerde handlingsplan fokuserer på åpenhet i offentlig forvaltning, åpne data og antikorrupsjon. Handlingsplanen fortsetter en forpliktelse om å etablere et offentlig register over over reelle rettighetshavere i norske selskaper. I fremtidige handlingsplaner kan Norge jobbe for større åpenhet om lobbying og forbedre utformingen av forpliktelsene ved å inkludere milepæler med målbare resultater.”
The version of the report for public comment is available in English and in Norwegian below. The two-week public comment period closed 17 November 2020.