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Azerbaijan

  • Member Since 2011
  • Action Plan 2

Azerbaijan is currently suspended from OGP pursuant to the Response Policy. Learn more here.


Current Action Plan

2016-2018

Action Plan 2

  • Number of Commitments: 13
  • Policy Area Focus: Not specified

Azerbaijan is currently suspended from OGP pursuant to the Response Policy. Learn more here.


Point of Contact

Kamal Jafarov Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption Commission kamal.jafarov@antikorrupsiya.gov.az

Commitments

  1. Improvement of Electronic Services

    AZ0038, 2016, Capacity Building

  2. Ensuring the Acquisition of Information

    AZ0039, 2016, Capacity Building

  3. Improving the Functioning of the Unified Electronic Base of Normative Legal Acts

    AZ0040, 2016, Capacity Building

  4. Supporting the Activities of the Civil Society Members

    AZ0041, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  5. Expansion of Public Participation

    AZ0042, 2016, Capacity Building

  6. Ensuring Financial Transparency

    AZ0043, 2016, Capacity Building

  7. Ensuring Transparency in Admission to the Municipality Service

    AZ0044, 2016, Capacity Building

  8. Awareness Raising of the Municipality Servants About the Ethic Rules of Conduct and Increasing Their Professionalism

    AZ0045, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  9. Increasing Transparency in Extractive Industries

    AZ0046, 2016, Capacity Building

  10. Measures in the Field of Prevention of Corruption and Improvement of Legislation

    AZ0047, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  11. Increasing Transparency and Responsibility in Private Sector

    AZ0048, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  12. Awareness and Cooperation

    AZ0049, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  13. Monitoring of Implementation of Action Plan and Organization of Control

    AZ0050, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  14. Access to Necessary Information for Taxpayers

    AZ0028, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  15. Tax Transparency

    AZ0029, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  16. Electronic Payment of Taxes

    AZ0030, 2012, E-Government

  17. Implementation of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

    AZ0031, 2012, Extractive Industries

  18. Disclosure of Income from Extractive Industries

    AZ0032, 2012, Asset Disclosure

  19. Disclosure of Annual EITI Reports

    AZ0033, 2012, Extractive Industries

  20. Disclosure of the Evaluation of OGP National Action Plan

    AZ0034, 2012, Capacity Building

  21. Dissemination of Educational Material on OGP

    AZ0035, 2012, Capacity Building

  22. Continued Implementation of OGP Commitments

    AZ0036, 2012, OGP

  23. Financial Support to Civil Society for Open Government Initiatives

    AZ0037, 2012, Capacity Building

  24. Institutional Framework

    AZ0001, 2012, Capacity Building

  25. Training for Civil Servants

    AZ0002, 2012, Capacity Building

  26. Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights

    AZ0003, 2012, Human Rights

  27. Updates to State Institutions’ Websites

    AZ0004, 2012, E-Government

  28. Posting of Annual Reports on Websites

    AZ0005, 2012, E-Government

  29. Public Communication Events

    AZ0006, 2012, Media & Telecommunications

  30. Reader-Friendly Versions of Legislation

    AZ0007, 2012, Legislature

  31. Internet Resources About State Programmes

    AZ0008, 2012, E-Government

  32. Common, Minimum Standards for State Websites

    AZ0009, 2012, E-Government

  33. Cabinet of Ministers’Reports

    AZ0010, 2012, Capacity Building

  34. State Register for Legislation

    AZ0011, 2012, E-Government

  35. Civil Society Involvement in Draft Legislation and Public Hearings

    AZ0012, 2012, Public Participation

  36. Public Councils

    AZ0013, 2012, Public Participation

  37. Public Participation Through Webpages

    AZ0014, 2012, Capacity Building

  38. “Open Door” Citizen Forums

    AZ0015, 2012, Capacity Building

  39. Evaluation of E-Services

    AZ0016, 2012, E-Government

  40. Annual Public Presentations on E-Services

    AZ0017, 2012, Capacity Building

  41. United System of Electronic Information Exchange

    AZ0018, 2012, Records Management

  42. Improved Electronic Payments

    AZ0019, 2012, E-Government

  43. Access Toe-Services in the Region

    AZ0020, 2012, E-Government

  44. Legal and Institutional Framework for State Financial Control

    AZ0021, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  45. Accountability and Transparency of State Financial Control Institutions

    AZ0022, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  46. Use of Information Technologies in State Financial Control

    AZ0023, 2012, E-Government

  47. State Financial Control Databases

    AZ0024, 2012, E-Government

  48. Disclosure of Financial Reports

    AZ0025, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  49. Oversight of Local Budgets

    AZ0026, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  50. Reports on Annual Budget Implementation

    AZ0027, 2012, E-Government


Current Data

The data below is updated periodically, most often after large numbers of new action plans and IRM reports.

Commitment Performance

The following variables answer the question “Did this commitment open government?“, and focus on how government practices have changed as a result of the commitment’s implementation.

Key

No IRM data

Pending IRM Review

Major
Outstanding
Starred Commitments
Action Plan 1
1
0
0
Action Plan 2

Global

Most per action plan
4
7

Regional

Most per action plan
2
3

How to Get More Starred Commitments

Starred commitments in OGP are one of the ways the IRM designates promising reforms. The graph below shows where the major areas for improvement in action plan design and implementation should take place based on past action plans.

Key

Stars (Global average 7%)

Focus on implementation

Focus on design

Pending IRM review

No IRM data

Focus on design

Focus on objectives and impact (ambition/potential impact)

Focus on relevance to open government

Focus on verifiability

Action Plan 2

Public Participation

This table shows: 1) the level of public influence during the development and implementation of OGP action plans, 2) whether consultations were open to any member of the public or only to those invited; and 3) whether a forum existed that met regularly.

Key

Participation was closed

Participation was open to any interested party

No IRM data

Forum

Pending IRM review

Definitions

Collaborate: Iterative dialogue and public helped set agenda

 

Involve: Government gave feedback on public inputs

 

Consult: Public gave input

 

Inform: Government provided public with information on plan

Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Development

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2
Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Implementation

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2

OGP Global Report Data

The data below is drawn from the 2019 OGP Global Report. You can view and learn more about the report here.

Selected Dimensions of Open Government

This section captures how each OGP member can play a leadership role, based on IRM-based findings and third-party scores. This list does not cover all of open government and OGP members are not required to take any action.

Action implications

These are recommendations on the role that each OGP member might play in each policy area. The recommendations are derived from a combination of the IRM-based findings and third-party scores.

IRM-based findings

Reflect the performance of commitments in a particular policy area, as assessed by the IRM.

 

(NC) No Commitments
(CA) Commitment(s) in the policy area.
(IR) IRM-Reviewed: At least one IRM-assessed commitment.
(C) Was Complete: At least one commitment was substantially or fully completed.
(A) Was Ambitious: At least one commitment with moderate or transformative potential impact.
(ER) Showed Early Results: At least one commitment opened government in a “Major” or “Outstanding” way.

Third-party scores

Reflect “real-world” performance, i.e., performance outside of the OGP framework. Scores are comprised of various indicators collected by respected organizations.

Anti-Corruption

Action Implications
No data
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
No data
Action Implications
No data
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
No data

Civic Space

Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
No data
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Open Policy Making

Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
No data
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Access to Information

Action Implications
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Fiscal Openness

Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Resources

  1. Article 19, CIVICUS, Publish What You Pay, Human Rights Watch: Pre SC Decision Letter – May 2017

    2017, Letter, Web page

  2. Azerbaijan – Appointment of high-level government representative for OGP process (April 22, 2019)

    2019, Letter, Web page

  3. Azerbaijan – August 2017: Draft Updated Recommendation for the Government

    2017, Letter, Web page

  4. Azerbaijan – Final progress report from the government (September 22, 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  5. Azerbaijan – Final Report – Concerns Filed May 2015

    2017, Letter, Web page

  6. Azerbaijan – Government meets with Criteria & Standards and Support Unit representatives (July 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  7. Azerbaijan – Government Outline of Proposed Action – 6 July 2015

    2017, Letter, Web page

  8. Azerbaijan – Government provides progress update (February 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  9. Azerbaijan – Government provides progress update (June 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  10. Azerbaijan – Government provides progress update (May 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  11. Azerbaijan – Response to OGP Recommendations from the Government

    2015, Letter, Web page

  12. Azerbaijan – Response to OGP Recommendations from the Government

    2015, Governance Document, Web page

  13. Azerbaijan – Roadmap for the Development of the 2019-21 OGP Action Plan (March 1, 2019)

    2019, Action Plan, Web page

  14. Azerbaijan – Steering Committee Resolution (December 5, 2018)

    2018, Letter, Web page

  15. Azerbaijan – Updated Recommendations for the Government (September 2017)

    2017, Letter, Web page

  16. Azerbaijan Action Plan 2012-2015

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  17. Azerbaijan Action Plan 2016-2018

    2016, Action Plan, Web page

  18. Azerbaijan End-of-Term Report 2012-2015 – For Public Comment

    2017, Report Comments, Web page

  19. Azerbaijan IRM Progress Report 2012-2013

    2015, IRM Report, Web page

  20. Azerbaijan Letter of Intent to Join OGP

    2017, Letter, Web page

  21. Azerbaijan Self-Assessment for 2012-2013

    2015, Self Assessment, Web page

  22. Azerbaijan Self-Assessment for 2014

    2016, Self Assessment, Web page

  23. Case Study (2014): Creating a Single-Window Access to Public Services in Azerbaijan

    2014, Research Product, Web page

  24. Government of Azerbaijan Consolidated report – May 2017

    2017, Letter, Web page

  25. June 2017 OGP Steering Committee resolution on Azerbaijan, extending inactivity

    2017, Letter, Web page

  26. OGP Letter – Azerbaijan – April 2014

    2015, Letter, Web page

  27. OGP Letter to Azerbaijan Regarding Late Self-Assessment: April 2014

    2017, Letter, Web page

  28. What’s in a Name? A comparison of ‘open government’ definitions across seven OGP members

    2017, Research Product, Web page


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