April 11, 2019 - 6:29pm
To say that the past several months have been an interesting period in open government, in particular OGP, is an understatement. I’ve been intending to put pen to paper to share updates with the OGP civil society community but every time I try, a new mini-crisis or major development has forced me...
April 1, 2019 - 8:47am
Carleton University undergraduate students in Ottawa, Canada, are studying the link between communication and open government. In the class, the students examine how communication can be used to improve governance and to foster a more collaborative relationship between governments and citizens....
March 29, 2019 - 8:29am
Carleton University undergraduate students in Ottawa, Canada, are studying the link between communication and open government. In the class, the students examine how communication can be used to improve governance and to foster a more collaborative relationship between governments and citizens....
March 25, 2019 - 4:26pm
Carleton University undergraduate students in Ottawa, Canada, are studying the link between communication and open government. In the class, the students examine how communication can be used to improve governance and to foster a more collaborative relationship between governments and citizens....
March 25, 2019 - 4:22pm
Carleton University undergraduate students in Ottawa, Canada, are studying the link between communication and open government. In the class, the students examine how communication can be used to improve governance and to foster a more collaborative relationship between governments and citizens....
March 19, 2019 - 9:08pm
English Version »Este año, durante Open Gov Week, la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) pidió a todos los involucrados hacer un esfuerzo especial para incluir a voces nuevas en sus diálogos. La respuesta fue impresionante. Cerca del 30% de los 513 eventos organizados en...
March 19, 2019 - 6:36pm
English Version » La corrupción siempre ha representado un reto. Gracias al trabajo de muchos líderes y reformadores que se han enfocado en la lucha contra la corrupción, hemos logrado avances significativos y establecido nuevas normas globales. Cada vez que surge un nuevo escándalo de lavado de...
March 19, 2019 - 6:11pm
English Version » Mary Francoli.jpg     Como presidenta del Panel de Expertos Internacionales (IEP por sus siglas en inglés), el organismo que supervisa al Mecanismo de Revisión Independiente ¿cómo explicarías el papel que tiene el panel? Como supervisor del...
March 19, 2019 - 5:52pm
Versión en español » Mary Francoli is the International Experts Panel (IEP) Chair and Associate Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University Mary Francoli.jpg       You are a chair of the International Experts Panel (IEP), the body overseeing OGP’s...
March 19, 2019 - 4:41pm
Versión en español »For this year’s Open Gov Week, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) asked everyone to make a dedicated effort to include new voices in conversations. The response was amazing. Nearly 30 percent of the 513 events in 52 countries focused on inclusion, and how to better...
March 19, 2019 - 2:09pm
English Version » No es fácil establecer los umbrales de la participación ciudadana en el diseño participativo de políticas. La meta puede ser demasiado alta, pero la recomendación es “la consulta temprana y constante”. ¿Pero qué tan temprano es temprano y qué tan frecuente es frecuente – y no...
March 19, 2019 - 1:37pm
Versión en español » It is never easy to set the limits of citizens’ engagement in participatory policymaking. The sky is usually too high, but a useful approach is: “consult early, consult often”. But how early is early, and how often is often – and can’t this actually result in procrastination...
March 19, 2019 - 9:53am
English Version » Cuando en 2012 Argentina se unió a la Alianza de Gobierno Abierto (OGP, por sus siglas en inglés), el concepto de gobierno abierto resultaba ajeno a la mayoría de las potenciales partes interesadas, y la confianza entre el gobierno y la sociedad civil era escasa. El primer plan...
March 18, 2019 - 8:00am
Version en español » When Argentina first joined the Open Government Partnership in 2012, the concept of open government was alien to most potential stakeholders, and there was a lack of trust between government and civil society. Argentina’s first action plan focused more on e-government and less...
March 15, 2019 - 4:43pm
A sus 83 años, mi madre está llena de vida. Como parte de sus recuerdos de vida, nos cuenta que siempre quiso ser abogada pero no pudo. Cuando era joven, en mi estado natal Bihar, el más pobre de India, había demasiadas barreras en el sistema educativo y en las normas culturales que evitaban que...
March 14, 2019 - 4:22pm
Versión en español » Corruption has always been a force to contend with. The work done by anti-corruption champions and reformers has made significant progress over time and created new global norms. Yet much remains to be done. Every time a new laundromat scandal emerges, our choice to continue...
March 13, 2019 - 10:53pm
Ukraine celebrates over seven years of participation in the Open Government Partnership. During this time, it has adopted four and has implemented three national action plans. Some of these plans have included internationally recognized commitments, such as the e-procurement system ProZorro, the...
March 11, 2019 - 1:57pm
The creation of the fourth OGP action plan in Armenia coincided with a defining moment in the country. In April-May 2018, nationwide anti-government protests, referred to as the Velvet Revolution, led to drastic changes in the country’s political leadership, giving hope to Armenian people for a...
March 4, 2019 - 10:14am
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 - which was India’s poorest - there were too many barriers in the educational system and in prevailing cultural...
February 28, 2019 - 4:57pm
New York, Feb 28— UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Open Government Partnership (OGP), signed today in New York, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which they reaffirm their joint commitment to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through open government initiatives. Having...
February 25, 2019 - 11:25am
In August 2018, the Open Government Partnership’s (OGP) Independent Reporting Mechanism released its End-of-Term Report assessing U.S. performance under the government’s third national action plan covering the 2015-2017 reporting period. As the OGP’s National Researcher for the United States for...
February 21, 2019 - 2:19pm
Para fines de 2019, la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto espera lograr que al menos 30% de sus miembros implementen acciones concretas de género: establecer compromisos de género más ambiciosos y llevara cabo procesos de cocreación más ambiciosos. Este mes, el consejo de la Iniciativa para la...
February 20, 2019 - 5:13pm
By the end of 2019, the Open Government Partnership aims for at least 30% of OGP members  to take concrete gender actions, like more ambitious gender commitments and more inclusive co-creation processes. Later this month, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) board will be...
February 19, 2019 - 7:01pm
Nuevas características del plan de acción de OGP de Ucrania   Según el más reciente informe de Freedom House, World Report, Ucrania es considerada una democracia parcialmente libre. Aunque el nivel de confianza de los ciudadanos en las instituciones de gobierno es de 28.8% desde 2018, 45% de las...

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