October 11, 2018 - 12:11pm
Open government can - and should - more effectively harness the power and insights of girls. On this day of the girl, OGP is committing to exploring ways to include girls as agents of change within co-creation to help national and local governments unlock ambitious, impactful open government...
October 1, 2018 - 1:01pm
From: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat October 1, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Open government is responsible government. In an increasingly digital world, open government is a critical resource to make democracies more accountable and transparent to their...
September 26, 2018 - 4:43pm
By Lena Ingelstam and Ulrika Cilliers, Save the Children, Tor Hodenfield, CIVICUS, and Beatrice Schulter, Child Rights Connect Many children want to defend their rights and the rights of others and when children speak out things change. Every day, millions of children take action and influence...
September 21, 2018 - 3:31pm
En 2017, Uruguay aprobó su primer Plan Nacional de Aguas. A partir de ahora, y durante los próximos 15 años, el país cuenta con un instrumento político y técnico para la gestión integrada y sustentable de las aguas. El plan reúne compromisos asumidos por diferentes instituciones públicas y...
September 21, 2018 - 3:27pm
Los que trabajamos en la intersección del agua y el gobierno abierto sabemos que la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés) es una excelente oportunidad para impulsar estrategias de transparencia, participación y rendición de cuentas para abordar los retos que...
September 21, 2018 - 3:23pm
“Poder juvenil... poder juvenil... poder juvenil”, coreaba el grupo: las voces de los jóvenes resonaban en la sala de conferencias. Con entusiasmo, el equipo organizador se les unió mientras yo enfocaba mi cámara para grabar la pasión de sus rostros y en sus voces y la determinación de sus ojos...
September 21, 2018 - 3:16pm
La Cámara de Representantes de la República de Indonesia en coordinación con sus socios declararon el Parlamento Abierto en Gedung DPRI, Jakarta (29/08) Cuando se fundó OGP en 2011, Indonesia entendía que, al adoptar iniciativas de gobierno abierto que impulsaran a los gobiernos a ser más abiertos...
September 21, 2018 - 3:12pm
Participación ciudadana para los servicios de agua y saneamiento en Honduras En Honduras, la regulación y control en el sector de agua y saneamiento reviste caracteres muy  particulares debido a los numerosos prestadores y su dispersión geográfica, disponibilidad del recurso hídrico, condición...
September 21, 2018 - 3:09pm
Los principios de transparencia, participación pública y rendición de cuentas han sido reconocidos en políticas sectoriales sobre agua y sanitación como lo ilustran los Principios de Gobernanza del Agua de la OCDE. Un número de instituciones financieras internacionales han apoyado trabajo al...
September 21, 2018 - 12:08pm
In 2017, Uruguay launched its first National Water Plan, which represents a political and technical instrument that will regulate integrated and sustainable water management for the next 15 years. The plan includes commitments by public agencies and private entities and portrays the society’s...
September 21, 2018 - 12:04pm
Those of us who work at the intersection of water and open government know that Open Government Partnership (OGP) provides an exciting opportunity to leverage transparency, participation, and accountability strategies to address Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) public service...
September 21, 2018 - 11:58am
The principles of transparency, public participation and accountability are recognized as key to water and sanitation policies, as OECD’s Principles on Water Governance demonstrate. A number of international financial institutions have supported this work, including the Inter-American...
September 21, 2018 - 11:55am
    The House of Representatives, Republic of Indonesia together with stakeholders declared Open Parliament at Gedung DPR RI, Jakarta (29/08)         When OGP was founded back in 2011, Indonesia understood that by adopting open government initiatives that encourage governments to be more...
September 21, 2018 - 11:51am
      “Youth Power... Youth Power... Youth Power...”, the group chanted, the voices of youth participants resonating around the conference room. The organizing team enthusiastically joined in, while I focused the camera to record the zeal on their faces, the enthusiasm in their voices, and the...
September 21, 2018 - 11:45am
In Honduras, control and regulation of the water and sanitation sector is complex due to several factors, including the large amount of service providers that exists and the fact that they are geographically dispersed, as well as the conditions in which the population lives and its ethnic diversity...
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 31, 2018 - 3:38pm
Cerca de la cuarta parte de los Países Bajos se ubica por debajo del nivel del mar (de ahí su nombre). En el siglo XIII, debido al crecimiento de la población y la necesidad de utilizar agua para la agricultura, el manejo del agua se hizo prioritario. Al principio, la gente sólo veía por sí misma,...
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...

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