July 25, 2012 - 8:23pm
<p style="text-align:justify">A month ago the Bulgarian cabinet voted in a <a href="http://www.government.bg/cgi-bin/e-cms/vis/vis.pl?s=001&p=0211&n=41&g=" target="_blank" title="OGP Action Plan Bulgaria" rel="nofollow">33...
July 23, 2012 - 6:00pm
<p><a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/what-model-for-the-south/nepa... alt="" height="250" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Nepal-village1.jpg" title="Nepal village" width="500" /></a></...
July 20, 2012 - 8:33pm
<p style="text-align:justify"><img alt="" src="http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4008/4427310974_04ea7a9448_o.png" /></p> <p style="text-align:justify">One of our Facebook followers, Paul Beentjes, <a href="http://www.facebook.com/...
July 19, 2012 - 3:06pm
<p>You are the experts. So why not write for the <a href="http://opengovpartnership.org/blog" title="OGP blog">OGP blog</a>?</p> <p>We are looking for articles of between <strong>200-400 words</strong>, but we can be flexible. We don...
July 18, 2012 - 5:10pm
<p><div class="media media-element-container media-ogp_large_image"><div id="file-6599" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href="/files/445852728421d7409410bjpg">...
July 16, 2012 - 1:05pm
<p style="text-align:justify">When asked what he understood by Open Government during the OGP Brasilia 2012 meeting, Genc Pollo, Minister for Innovation and ICT in the Albanian government replied</p> <blockquote> <p style="text-align:justify">Open...
July 14, 2012 - 7:24pm
<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><strong>OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism Concept Note</strong></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center">July 2012</p> <p style="text-align:justify"><...
July 13, 2012 - 9:25pm
<p><a href="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/World-view-by-NASA.jpg" title="Whole Earth by NASA on The Commons "><img alt="" height="235" src="/sites/default/files/resize/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/World-view-by-NASA-348x235...
July 13, 2012 - 1:11pm
<p><a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/greece-3rd-samos-summit-2012-... alt="" height="311" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/samos1.jpg" title="Samos 2012 Participants" width="640" /></a>...
July 11, 2012 - 8:10pm
<p>The British Government has just published <em><a href="https://update.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sites/default/files/resources/CM8353... target="_blank" title="UK Open data white paper " rel="nofollow">Unleashing the Potential - the Open Data White...
July 5, 2012 - 8:46pm
<div style="width:510px; margin:0 auto"><a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/ogp-needs-you/2289301109_ca17... alt="" height="375" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/2289301109_ca172bd90f.jpg" title="...
July 4, 2012 - 9:55pm
<blockquote>One year and a half ago, concepts like, good governance, openness, rule of law, transparency, accountability, zero-corruption tolerance sounded hollow and hazy words that meant nothing for Tunisian people</blockquote> <p>In his <a href="http://mabrouka.org/174...
June 27, 2012 - 11:23am
White House to open We the People platformFierceGovernmentITThe effort will fulfill one of its objectives under the National Action Plan it revealed as a member of the international Open Government Partnership. One OGP member country, Latvia, plans to use the platform as soon as it's available...
June 19, 2012 - 5:06pm
Government TechnologyS.F. Mayor Lee Launches U.S. Mayors Open Government Innovation PartnershipCalifornia Newswire (press release)/California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, as Chair of the first U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Technology and Innovation Task Force, announced the...
May 17, 2012 - 3:30pm
<p>This week is <a href="http://opengovpartners.org/md/og-moldova-events/moldova-open-innovation-... target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Innovation Week in the country of Moldova</a>. In collaboration with the <a href="http://worldbank.org/" target...
May 11, 2012 - 3:25pm
<p>The Open Government Partnership is officially afoot with the Articles of Governance formally approved and adopted at the first annual meeting in Brasilia last month. With distance gained from the meeting, this is a good moment to take stock of where the Partnership stands and the direction...
May 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
Slowly but surely we are seeing this change. Last year, we saw a small number of governments including the United Kingdom join the Open Government Partnership to promote openness and improved engagement with their citizens. The efforts of this partnership were stepped up at a recent conference...
May 2, 2012 - 2:57pm
<p>Allison Tilley from <a href="http://www.opendemocracy.org.za" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Open Democracy Advance Center</a>, sent out the Civil Society Transparency Report for South Africa prepared for the OGP meeting in Brasilia and updated it...
May 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
<p>Along side the OGP meetings April 17-18, we spent <a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/04/openstreetmap-ogp-mapping-par... days opening local geo data with OpenStreetMap</a>. There's a lot of excitement in Brazil around OpenStreetMap, which you can see in its...
May 2, 2012 - 1:38pm
<p>In Ukraine and throughout the nearby region, “facade democracy,” in which laws and governance appear to support and conform to universal democratic standards and reforms appear to take place yet repeatedly result in no real reform or change, is a common phenomenon. This was the political...
May 1, 2012 - 12:38pm
<blockquote>I thought it would be helpful to note down some thoughts on Brasilia's meeting fast, whilst the memory is still fresh...</blockquote> <p><strong>The event: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Over 1200 attendees, 60 journalists registered with...
April 30, 2012 - 5:42pm
Recognizing the actions taken to eliminate corruption, the US and the Philippines are steering committee members of the Open Government Partnership, which aims to develop norms and standards for open governance, transparency, and civil society....
April 30, 2012 - 9:03am
Hundreds of delegates from government, civil society, and business gathered in Brasilia recently for the first Open Government Partnershipmeetings since the inception of this initiative.
April 30, 2012 - 9:02am
The Open Government Partnership co-chaired by the United States and Brazil, aims to fight corruption by securing concrete national action plans to fight corruption from governments. The Publish What You Pay and Publish What You Lend campaigns call on...
April 29, 2012 - 9:34pm
The occasion was the Open Government Partnership (OGP) meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, recently. The meeting — which brought together scores of top-notch world leaders, including Heads of State and Government — heard Kikwete say on Apr. 18 that the...

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