Romania Action Plan Review 2020-2022 – For Public Comment
In 2021, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)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 PlanAction 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 Romania’s fifth 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 Romania, the IRM’s findings are summarized below:
Romania’s fifth action plan largely continues existing government initiatives and includes promising commitments on reducing bureaucracy and opening data. The IRM recommends ensuring stakeholder engagement during implementation, particularly on commitments related to open dataBy 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..., de-bureaucratization, and transparencyAccording 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 of public investments. Future action plans could benefit from greater dialogue with civil society during co-creation on which topics to prioritize and on the overall direction of OGP in Romania.
The report is available in English and in Romanian. The public comment period closed 4 November 2021.
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