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
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 work is reaffirmed....
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...
February 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
La provisión de servicios es una frontera clave de las estrategias de gobierno abierto. Los servicios públicos no solamente son el vínculo entre las personas y el gobierno, sino que además son un indicador de la satisfacción y confianza de los ciudadanos en sus gobiernos. Son, sobre todo,...
February 19, 2019 - 5:12pm
Shyamala Gomez es la Directora Ejecutiva en el Centro Para Igualdad y Justicia. ¿Cómo han contribuido los compromisos de género de los planes de acción de Sri Lanka a la inclusión y a la equidad de género? El primer plan de acción de OGP de Sri Lanka incluyó dos compromisos sobre mujeres. Uno...
February 19, 2019 - 5:06pm
Shyamala Gomez is the Executive Director at the Centre for Equality and Justice. How have gender commitments in Sri Lanka’s action plans contributed to inclusion and gender equality? Sri Lanka’s first OGP national action plan had two commitments on women. One commitment dealt with reform of...
February 15, 2019 - 1:46pm
New features of the OGP Action Plan in Ukraine According to Freedom House’s latest Freedom World report, Ukraine is considered a partly free democracy. While the level of trust in government institutions is 28.2% as of 2018, 45% of people consider civil society organizations trustworthy. The...
February 5, 2019 - 11:33am
Service delivery is a critical frontier for an open government strategy. Public services are not only a key interface of people’s interaction with government, they also serve as a thermometer that can indicate a citizen’s satisfaction and trust in government. Importantly, they are critical to...
January 31, 2019 - 3:24pm
This May, the Government of Canada (GoC) and Open Government Partnership (OGP) will convene the 6th OGP Summit in Ottawa, bringing nearly 100 national and local member governments of OGP and their civil society counterparts together to discuss the opportunities and challenges to make governments...
January 22, 2019 - 1:11pm
Making governments more open and accountable to citizens improves the effectiveness of service delivery, reduces corruption, and improves trust in government. However, the road to change can be difficult to embark upon and even more challenging to complete.  Improving the nature of government...
January 15, 2019 - 5:37pm
English »Español » Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer que l’appel à propositions pour le 6e Sommet mondial du PGO est maintenant ouvert; les demandes doivent être présentées au plus tard le 6 février 2019. Le Sommet aura lieu à Ottawa, au Canada, du 29 au 31 mai 2019. Organisé par le gouvernement du...
January 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
The Open Government Partnership congratulates Minister Jane Philpott on her appointment as President of the Treasury Board Secretariat and Minister of Digital Government of Canada. Minister Philpott will now serve as co-chair of OGP, as the ministerial representative of the Government of Canada,...
January 15, 2019 - 1:26pm
In early December 2018, the government of Kenya submitted its third national action plan (NAP 3) covering the years 2018-2020 to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) highlighting the priority areas it seeks to improve and ensure better transparency, accountability, and responsiveness to citizens...
January 14, 2019 - 4:37pm
¿Por qué es importante hablar de transparencia en los beneficiarios reales cuando hablamos de gobierno abierto? En los esfuerzos relacionados con la apertura en el gobierno, es muy importante comprender el vínculo que existe entre la política y los negocios. En ocasiones, cuando no sabemos quién...
January 14, 2019 - 12:52pm
Why is it important to talk about beneficial ownership transparency when we talk about open government? It’s very important when we are looking to opening up government that we understand the nexus of politics and business. When we don't know who owns a business, we might not understand who is...

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