Access to relevant information is essential for enabling participation and ensuring accountability throughout the OGP process. An OGP Access to relevant information is essential for enabling participation and ensuring accountability throughout the OGP process. An OGP repository is an online centralized website, webpage, platform or ... is an online centralized website, webpage, platform or folder where information and evidence related to the 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... (including process and implementation) is publicly stored, organized, updated and disseminated. The repository is meant to be a transparent and easy way for stakeholders to access and monitor up-to-date evidence related to the government’s OGP activities. According to the OGP Collaboration between government, civil society and other stakeholders is at the heart of the OGP process. The Participation and Co-Creation Standards are intended to support this collaboration throug..., all countries must maintain a repository as part of or in addition to their OGP website, updated at least twice a year. More information about how OGP’s 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 ... assesses repositories is available here. See the OGP National Handbook or OGP Local Handbook for guidance on implementation.
See also: OGP Participation and Co-Creation Standards, Independent Reporting Mechanism