An open, independent, and impartial To address barriers that prevent citizens from having their justice needs met, OGP participating governments are working to expand transparency, accountability, and inclusion into all systems of justi... system serves as a foundation for better Accessible justice systems – both formal and informal – ensure that individuals and communities with legal needs know where to go for help, obtain the help they need, and move through a system tha... More by fulfilling all people’s civil liberties and allowing individuals to more effectively protect their rights.
Technical specifications: Commitments that apply 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, civic participation, and accountability to justice sector actors and institutions. This includes courts, prosecutors, police, prison systems, legal More and better information about aid helps partner countries and donor institutions plan and manage aid resources more effectively, parliaments and civil society to hold governments accountable for t... providers, and more.
See also: Access to Justice, While a majority of open government reforms occur within the executive branch, OGP members are increasingly taking on commitments to increase the openness of the judicial branch. Technical specificati...