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OGP Policy Area Fact Sheets

These fact sheets offer snapshots of global progress and member-level examples of open government work in each of the selected policy areas...

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New Commitments, New Approaches: 2018-2020 Action Plans

This publication highlights notable commitments from the 2018-2020 action plans in five emerging policy areas within the OGP community and recipients of the first round of OGP Multi-Donor Trust Fund co-creation support.

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Faces of Open Government: Danilo Manzano

Ecuador joined OGP in 2018 and are ready to submit their first action plan this year with a clear emphasis on inclusion. At the 6th OGP Global Summit, LGBTQ+ advocate and open government champion Danilo Manzano shared his thoughts about…

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Early Results of Open Government Partnership Initiatives (2018)

This publication series captures ‘early results’ of open government commitments. It can take a long time to see how open government policies materialize into concrete social, economic and political benefits for citizens, but we have learned that the journeys of reformers fighting to bring policies to fruition are critical to understanding the ultimate impact of policies.

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Why Gender, Why Now

At 83 years old, my mother is vibrant and full of life. As she reminisces on her life, she says, I really wanted to be a lawyer, but could not.  In her youth in my home state of Bihar -…

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The Skeptic’s Guide to Open Government

Whether you are inside or outside of OGP, you may not yet be convinced of the benefits of opening government. When you open government, what do you get in return? If you are asking this question, this guide is for…


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Break the Roles Voices: Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson was the first woman president in Ireland and went on to serve as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She shares her experience of being a woman in leadership and how part of opening governments to everyone is ensuring citizens have clear and easy access to justice.

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Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership

For more on OGP's work with the Sustainable Development Goals, read our publication of the same name, Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership, here. The challenge of building peaceful, just and inclusive societies is at the heart of the…

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Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership

The challenge of building peaceful, just and inclusive societies is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These global goals, agreed at the United Nations by all countries in 2015, are designed to provide a roadmap for a…

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Our Collective Imperative: Fighting for Democracy in the Americas

The Americas have been the vibrant heart of OGP from the outset. So it is appropriate that we seek to build strong alliance with the Organization of American States (OAS). In the Americas, 19 countries are members of OGP as…

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