September 14, 2018 - 1:28pm
We are excited to invite the open government community and general public to the consultations on strategic policy areas for the first-ever “State of Open Government Report.” This flagship report will synthesize OGP’s data and findings to (1) provide thought leadership to the partnership, (2)...
September 13, 2018 - 2:44pm
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is seeking a creative and strategic partner to help advance its global mission.  This partner will provide high-level support for a refresh/redesign of opengovpartnership.org with special attention to developing strong user paths and creating data...
September 10, 2018 - 6:08pm
As the Open Government Partnership is gaining momentum around the globe, more and more areas of policy are being incorporated through action plan commitments. Public procurement is one such area. While there very few star commitments related to public procurement to date, this could very well...
September 6, 2018 - 1:42pm
This blog was written by Emily Fung and Allison Merchant of Open Heroines and originally posted on Medium. “The Future is Open” is this year’s IODC theme, with the conference focusing on innovative solutions and opportunities for collaboration to inspire real progress in the years ahead. Critical...
August 31, 2018 - 7:10pm
Roughly a quarter of the Netherlands – what’s in a name? - lies below sea level. In the 13th century, as the population grew and land was increasingly drained for agriculture, managing water levels became a priority. At first, people just looked after themselves.  But they soon realized they...
August 22, 2018 - 10:06am
At the core of the relationship between citizens and the state are decisions about how public resources are raised and spent. Budgets are the most important economic policy tool available to governments to promote inclusion and redress inequality. The availability of comprehensive, timely...
August 21, 2018 - 9:35am
English version. OGP exige que los gobiernos y las sociedades sean más incluyentes, pero ¿Cómo podemos asegurar que la organización en sí misma sea incluyente? El reto empieza al tratar de unir a varios grupos que trabajan en distintos temas y termina con tratar de involucrar a los grupos menos...
August 21, 2018 - 9:31am
English version. Tenemos el gusto de anunciar que la inscripción y la convocatoria para desarrollar la agenda del Encuentro Regional de Asia Pacífico de OGP de 2018 ya están abiertas. La reunión se llevará a cabo en Seúl, República de Corea el 5 y 6 de noviembre de 2018. El evento será organizado...
August 21, 2018 - 9:24am
English version. Canadá se está preparando para ser el siguiente co-presidente de OGP y para ser la sede de la próxima Cumbre Global el próximo año. El gobierno nacional ha incorporado al gobierno en su agenda y actualmente está promoviendo el uso de herramientas y una mayor inclusión en todas las...
August 21, 2018 - 9:19am
English version. La reciente ola global de transiciones políticas ha debilitado los avances hacia la apertura en los países miembros de OGP. Siete años después de su creación, muchos activistas de la sociedad civil y reformadores de gobiernos están encontrando obstáculos para crear reformas de...
August 21, 2018 - 9:09am
English version. Hace algunas semanas, el Gobierno de Georgia fue la sede de la quinta Cumbre Global de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto en Tiflis. En el evento, líderes de más de 78 países miembros, 20 gobiernos locales y una gran variedad de actores intercambiaron ideas sobre cómo hacer que...
August 21, 2018 - 8:57am
English version. El Fideicomiso de OGP ha estado muy activo en 2018. Desarrollado por la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) y el Banco Mundial y con el generoso apoyo de Department for International Development, Global Affairs Canada y Agence Française de Dévelopement...
August 21, 2018 - 8:50am
Más de 2,000 participantes de cerca de 100 países se reunieron en la bella Tiflis, Georgia en julio durante una semana muy agitada para discutir cómo podemos fortalecer el movimiento global de gobierno abierto. ¿Qué aprendimos en el proceso? Ésta es una pregunta que el equipo del Open Gov Hub nos...
August 20, 2018 - 10:20am
Over 2,000 advocates from nearly 100 countries convened in beautiful Tbilisi, Georgia in July for a hectic week to explore how we can collectively enhance the global work of open government. So, what did we learn in the process? This is an important question we often ask ourselves after we...
August 16, 2018 - 12:57pm
The global wave of political transitions over the last few years have challenged progress towards greater openness in OGP countries. Seven years after OGP launched, many civil society activists and reformers inside government find themselves now faced with obstacles to introducing open government...
August 14, 2018 - 5:21pm
2018 is shaping up to be a busy year for the OGP Multi-Donor Trust Fund (OGP MDTF), a resource for supporting OGP members and partners developed in partnership by the Open Government Partnership and World Bank with generous support from Department for International Development, Global Affairs...
August 14, 2018 - 5:22am
A few weeks ago, the Government of Georgia hosted the Fifth Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Tbilisi. The event provided an opportunity for leaders from more than 78 participating countries, 20 local governments and a wide range of stakeholders to exchange ideas on how they are making...
August 13, 2018 - 1:22pm
We are pleased to announce that registration and the call for ideas for the agenda have opened for the 2018 OGP Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 5-6 November 2018. Hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea in collaboration with...
August 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
Miranda Patrucic is among the most famous investigative journalists in the world, having worked on the Panama Papers and investigated corruption in Azerbaijan’s ruling family. She is a part of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) team, an international journalism...
August 7, 2018 - 11:59am
OGP lobbies for more inclusiveness on both the governmental and social level; yet how does an initiative this big ensures it stays inclusive itself? The challenge begins with uniting various groups working on different themes, and ends with involving the least represented groups. Besides...
August 6, 2018 - 2:09pm
Canada is getting ready to be the next OGP co-chair, and will be hosting the Global Summit next year. The national government has included open government into its agenda, and is working on promoting more digital tools and inclusiveness throughout its provinces. I spoke with Jaimie Boyd, Director...
August 3, 2018 - 1:08pm
The Justice Ministers of Albania, Armenia, FYRO Macedonia, Argentina, and Georgia formed a coalition to push for access to justice in OGP during the OGP Global Summit in Georgia. European Youth Press spoke to the Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina, German Garavano, about the way the...
July 19, 2018 - 10:51am
Citizen Participation, Anti-Corruption and Delivery of Health, Education and Water Services Key Themes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tbilisi, Georgia - For one week, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the Government of Georgia hosted over ninety governments, hundreds of civil society organizations...
July 18, 2018 - 4:05pm
Open and free societies are under threat. There are fewer and fewer communities that empower people to engage politically, prosper economically, and thrive socially—and a lack of accountable leadership, commitment to civic space, and strong public services needed to build and maintain them. We...
July 18, 2018 - 2:36am
En un mundo lleno de autocracia, burocracia y opacidad, es fácil sentirse en una constante batalla. Hoy en día, la gente confía en sus gobiernos menos que nunca. Los gobiernos autocráticos han tomado las riendas de los países que antes pensábamos que eran los bastiones de la democracia. En las...

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