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Can the COVID-19 Pandemic be a Turning Point for Democracy and Open Government?

Those of us who believe in open, inclusive and liberal democracy were already on the backfoot after years of rising authoritarianism, declining civic space and attacks on democratic norms even in countries that have been traditional champions of our values. The question now is, can the pandemic be a turning point?

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Making Trillion Dollar Stimulus and Safety Nets Work for All: The Essential Steps We Can Take Now

OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan calls on governments, citizens, civil society, businesses and others to join together to shape COVID-19 stimulus and safety nets and follow the money to save millions of lives and livelihoods.

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Fiscal Data for Emergency Response: Guide for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many governments to launch emergency spending and tax policy measures to mitigate the impact on the health of their people and economies. GIFT's practical guide helps practitioners identify the datasets and data fields that are required for informed internal decision-making and transparent disclosure of information related to emergency responses.


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Govtech Startups to Implement Open Government

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) works to promote the principles of innovation, collaboration, transparency and accountability as a new model of multi-sectoral, collaborative and accountable governance. The OGP action plans, through which civil society and governments work to design and…

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FinCENFiles: Why Taking Action Now is Essential to Protect Democracy

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the need for governments across the world to take urgent policy action on critical issues that protect people's lives and livelihoods. At the OGP Virtual Leaders Summit last week, world leaders including German Chancellor Angela…

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