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Current Action Plan

2021-2023

Action Plan 5

  • Number of Commitments: 6
  • Policy Area Focus: Not specified

Episode 2 – story page

Blowing the Whistle on Corruption in Latvia

In this Voices of Open Government episode, we explore the systems in place to safeguard the identities of government employees, activists, civil society organizers and other individuals who blow the whistle on illicit activities.

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Faces of Open Government: Inita Pauloviča

The Director of the State Chancellery of the Republic of Latvia on public administration policy issues Inita Pauloviča shares her views on Open Latvia, a platform created to help Latvia in its co-creation process.


Contact

Janis Citskovskis Director of State Chancellery
Inese Kušķe Consultant, Department For Public Administration Policy, State Chancellery inese.kuske@mk.gov.lv

Commitments


Resources

  1. Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership

    2019, Perspective, Web page

  2. Latvia – Contrary to Process Letter (February 2022)

    2022, Letter, Web page

  3. Latvia 2017 Late SAR Letter – February 2018

    2018, Letter, Web page

  4. Latvia Action Plan 2012

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  5. Latvia Action Plan 2019-2021

    2020, Action Plan, Web page

  6. Latvia Action Plan 2022-2025

    2022, Action Plan, Web page

  7. Latvia Design Report 2017-2019

    2019, IRM Report, Web page

  8. Latvia Design Report 2017-2019 – For Public Comment

    2019, Report Comments, Web page

  9. Latvia Design Report 2019-2021

    2020, IRM Report, Web page

  10. Latvia Design Report 2019–2021 – For Public Comment

    2020, Report Comments, Web page

  11. Latvia End-of-Term Report 2015-2017

    2018, IRM Report, Web page

  12. Latvia End-of-Term Report 2015-2017 – For Public Comment

    2018, Report Comments, Web page

  13. Latvia Implementation Report 2017-2019

    2020, IRM Report, Web page

  14. Latvia Implementation Report 2017-2019 – For Public Comment

    2020, Report Comments, Web page

  15. Latvia IRM Progress Report 2012-2013

    2015, IRM Report, Web page

  16. Latvia IRM Report 2012 – Public Comments Received

    2016, IRM Report, Web page

  17. Latvia Letter of Intent to Join OGP

    2017, Letter, Web page

  18. Latvia Mid-Term Progress Report 2015-2017

    2017, IRM Report, Web page

  19. Latvia Mid-Term Progress Report 2015-2017 – For Public Comment

    2017, Report Comments, Web page

  20. Latvia Mid-Term Self-Assessment 2015-2017

    2017, Self Assessment, Web page

  21. Latvia National Action Plan 2015-2017

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  22. Latvia National Action Plan 2017-2019

    2017, Action Plan, Web page

  23. Latvia Self Assessment Report 2013 (English)

    2015, Self Assessment, Web page

  24. Latvia Transitional Results Report 2019-2021

    2022, IRM Report, Web page

  25. Latvia Transitional Results Report 2019-2021 – For Public Comment

    2022, Report Comments, Web page

  26. OGP Letter – Latvia – November 2017

    2017, Letter, Web page


Current Data

The following data 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
0
Action Plan 2
3
0
3
Action Plan 3
2
0
0
Action Plan 4
0

Global

Most per action plan
4
7

Regional

Most per action plan
4
7

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

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
Action Plan 3
Action Plan 4
Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Implementation

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2
Action Plan 3
Action Plan 4

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
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)

Civic Space

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

Open Policy Making

Action Implications
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)

Access to Information

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)
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)
No data
Action Implications
New Initiative
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

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