May 10, 2018 - 12:14pm
The partnership will help advance the open data efforts in more than 60 OGP countries that have committed to implement ambitious open data principles.   Since the creation of the Open Government Partnership, Open Data  commitments have been at the core of open government initiatives aiming to...
May 10, 2018 - 9:43am
El interés por reforzar la transparencia, la rendición de cuentas, la participación ciudadana y el uso de nuevas tecnologías, principios básicos de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (AGA), no ha cesado desde que Colombia se sumó a esta iniciativa multilateral en 2011. Con el pasar de los años y...
May 10, 2018 - 9:38am
El espacio físico e intelectual que permite a las personas pensar, opinar y actuar libremente está amenazado en todo el mundo. Hoy en día, solamente el 4% de la población global vive en países donde el espacio cívico está abierto e incluso en esos países las amenazas están creciendo. Por ello, se...
May 10, 2018 - 9:34am
La Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) se fundó con la idea que las reformas de políticas públicas se dan de mejor manera cuando los funcionarios públicos trabajan con actores de la sociedad civil. Así, la promesa de la Alianza de abrir los gobiernos no podrá...
May 10, 2018 - 9:29am
¿Por qué empezaste a trabajar en el gobierno abierto? ¿Cuál es tu historia personal? Aunque los principios de gobierno abierto han existido desde que la democracia se ha impulsado como el gobierno del pueblo, mi camino en el gobierno abierto, como muchos otros, no ha sido linear. Hace varios años...
May 10, 2018 - 9:24am
Integrity Idol es una campaña ciudadana de Sudáfrica que busca identificar y celebrar a los funcionarios de gobierno que demuestren ser honestos. La iniciativa tiene el objetivo de discutir en términos positivos la idea de integridad e inspirar a una nueva generación de funcionarios. La campaña,...
May 10, 2018 - 9:15am
Hace tres años, los vecinos de Buenos Aires me dieron la enorme responsabilidad de trabajar juntos para transformar la ciudad. Desde entonces, me junto con ellos en la calle, en bares y cuando salgo a correr por las mañanas. Con otros vecinos realizamos reuniones abiertas en diferentes barrios....
May 10, 2018 - 9:10am
En noviembre de 2017, OGP organizó las primeras Jornadas Académicas de OGP. Como parte de nuestro compromiso de promover la investigación y reunir evidencias sobre procesos de diseño de políticas públicas, OGP se asoció con el Grupo de Investigación en Gobierno, Administración y Políticas Públicas...
May 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Contratación abierta para los ciudadanos: La siguiente etapa para OGP Recientemente, hemos visto que el status quo de la procuración pública ha sido cuestionado. Gracias a las grandes cantidades de dinero que maneja y el nivel de discreción y opacidad que esta implica, hacen que sea el riesgo más...
May 9, 2018 - 5:41pm
    Space, both physical and intellectual, for people to think, speak, and act freely is shrinking around the world. Today, only four percent of the global population live in countries with open civic space. And threats to civic space within those countries are growing, leading to a declaration...
May 9, 2018 - 5:39pm
In November 2017, OGP held the first “OGP Academy.” As part of our commitment to promote research and evidence in policy-making, OGP joined with GIGAPP (Grupo de Investigación en Gobierno, Administración y Políticas Públicas) and the University of Buenos Aires to host the OGP Academy conference in...
May 9, 2018 - 5:33pm
Three years ago, the residents of Buenos Aires gave me the great responsibility to work together with them to transform their city. Since then, I have met with them on the streets, at bars, and on my morning runs. We also host open meetings in their neighborhoods. This closeness allows us to...
May 9, 2018 - 5:27pm
Since Colombia joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2011, there has been a sustained interest in strengthening transparency, accountability, citizen participation ,and the use of new technology – all main pillars of OGP. Over the years, and through the co-creation and implementation of...
May 9, 2018 - 5:21pm
Integrity Idol, the global campaign run by citizens to “name and fame” honest government officials, has found its first cohort of honest public servants in South Africa. The initiative aims to generate conversation on positive terms on the idea of integrity, in order to inspire a new generation of...
May 9, 2018 - 5:13pm
  How did you get involved in open government - what is your personal story about why you joined the movement? While the principles of open government have existed for as long as democracy has been championed as the rule of the people, my journey to open government, like most others, has not been...
May 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
Open Government Partnership (OGP) was founded on the idea that public policy reform is better when government officials engage with civil society actors. So the Partnership’s collective promise of opening governments cannot succeed without the ability of people to freely organize, participate, and...
May 9, 2018 - 11:09am
Co-creation is at the heart of open government. An ongoing open dialogue between government and civil society is essential for good governance in the 21st century, to make governments more effective and efficient, less corrupt and more trusted. In short: to make government deliver better for the...
May 7, 2018 - 4:15pm
One of the most difficult challenges to sustainable implementation of policy reforms is the inability to adequately identify and engage with relevant stakeholders. Controversies abound on the meaning of stakeholder. Although it is a very useful word, its flexibility also creates some complexity.  ...
May 7, 2018 - 12:38pm
Uno de los retos más difíciles que enfrenta la implementación de reformas es la falta de capacidad de identificar e involucrar a actores relevantes. Existen muchas controversias sobre el significado de la palabra actor. Aunque es una palabra muy útil, su flexibilidad implica cierta complejidad....
May 7, 2018 - 10:21am
LegendYellow: OGP CountriesBlue: EITI countriesPurple: EITI-OGP countries (To see the full Memorandum of Understanding between OGP and EITI, click here.) Since its inception, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) has encouraged its resource-rich members to commit to joining the EITI. NRGI...
May 4, 2018 - 8:16pm
What does the West African nation of Liberia have in common with Australia, the land down under? Both are rich in mineral resources, for one. And in both countries, government decisions to approve exploration and mining projects are vulnerable to corruption. These findings come from research done...
May 4, 2018 - 8:07pm
If you're looking for the OGP Year in Review, please find it here.   In the weeks before we hit the finish line on our annual report, we came across Ruth Levine’s blog suggesting they can be a waste of time, and TAI’s blog arguing why they were not. Awkward timing, but we found ourselves agreeing...
May 4, 2018 - 3:58pm
Or: User-Centered Open Contracting: The next frontier in OGP   We’ve seen the status quo being challenged in public procurement. The large sums of money and the amount of discretion and opacity involved make it government’s number one corruption risk – so it’s a perfect place to start. There’s...
May 4, 2018 - 3:51pm
Open Gov week in Finland discusses trust, migrants’ participation and brings people together at Open Government Fair   In Finland, we held our own Open Gov Week in March. Our biggest event was a fair that brought together the different actors of open government work to promote the work done in...
May 4, 2018 - 1:29pm
    2018 has been - and remains - a watershed year for the Open Government Partnership (OGP). With five new local participants, OGP’s membership has now grown to ninety-six national and local governments, along with thousands of civil society organizations.  This year, a record seventy-six...

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