Romania End-of-Term Report 2014-2016
In early 2017, 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 end of term report for Romania’s second 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.... The report covers the full action plan implementation period of July 2014 through June 2016 and includes some relevant developments up to November 2016.
In Romania, IRM researcher Claudiu D. Tufiș authored the report. The findings are summarized below:
“Romania has made important advances in opening data and increasing government 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. Civil society organizations have been active partners in the OGP process, but many commitments remain partially completed without being carried over to the next action plan. Moving forward, the government could make further progress by prioritizing training for implementing officials and providing sufficient resources to complete commitments.”
And in Romanian:
“România a făcut progrese semnificative în deschiderea accesului la informații și în creșterea transparenței guvernamentale. Organizațiile din societatea civilă au fost partenere active în procesul OGP, dar multe angajamente rămân doar parțial completate, fără a fi transferate către următorul plan de acțiune. Continuând, guvernul ar putea face progrese prin prioritizarea programelor de formare pentru funcționarii care implementează aceste angajamente și prin asigurarea necesarului de resurse pentru îndeplinirea angajamentelor.”
The two-week public comment period closed on 20 March 2017.