United States End-of-Term Report 2015-2017 – For Public Comment
In 2018, 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 the third US 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 October 2015 through June 2017.
Jason I. McMann, the IRM researcher in the United States, summarizes the report’s as follows:
The third United States national action plan was more ambitious than its predecessors, leading to major advances in fiscal 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, open science, and police data. However, about a third of the plan’s commitments saw limited implementation by the end of the action plan. There were also notable regressions in certain areas, such as Many governments are creating online mechanisms for citizens to petition, call for action, and participate in making decisions on issues they care about. Technical specifications: Electronic tools tha... and transparency in the extractives sector.
The version of the report for public comment is available below. The public is invited to comment on the report here. The two-week public comment period closed 25 May 2018.