Serbia End-of-Term Report 2016–2018 – For Public Comment
In 2019, 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 End-of-Term report for Serbia’s third 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.... The report covers the second year of implementation from October 2017 through September 2018.
In Serbia, the IRM researchers Milena Lazarevic and Dragana Bajic’s report findings are summarized below:
The Serbian Action Plan addressed many core open government issues, including access to information and civic space. The Government made significant improvement in 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... reform and institutionalizing public consultation on draft legislationCreating and passing legislation is one of the most effective ways of ensuring open government reforms have long-lasting effects on government practices. Technical specifications: Act of creating or r.... Future action plans could better link commitments with relevant European Union accession requirements.
And in Serbian:
Akcioni plan Srbije je obuhvatio mnoga ključna pitanja otvorene uprave, uključujući pristup informacijama i prostor za građansko učešće i delovanje. Vlada Srbije je učinila značajan pomak ka otvaranju podataka, kao i u pogledu institucionalizacije javnih konsultacija tokom izrade propisa. Naredni akcioni planovi bi mogli da neposrednije spoje obaveze sa povezanim pristupanjem Srbije Evropskoj uniji.
The version of the report for public comment is available in English and Serbian here. The two-week public comment period will closed 11 February 2019.