In 2019, 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 its assessment report for Paris’ first 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..., prepared by the independent researcher, Samuel Goëta in collaboration with the IRM. It covers the full action plan implementation period of January 2017 through December 2017.
The IRM findings are summarized as follows:
All commitments in the Paris Action Plan 2017 revolved around improving civic participation. However, the government did not establish a mechanism for civil society to participate in the drafting or monitoring of commitments. As a result, an important next step is to co-create more ambitious commitments through greater collaboration with citizens.
The version of the report for public comment is available below. The two-week public comment period closed 31 January 2019.