April 17, 2012 - 10:35am
In Brasilia on April 17 and 18, representatives from 73 countries -- more than a third of the membership of the United Nations -- will gather for the first Open Government Partnershipannual meeting. Delegates -- including President Dilma Rousseff, ...
April 15, 2012 - 12:18pm
Secretary Florencio Abad and nine other officials of the Department of Budget and Management will be attending the April 17-18 2nd Annual Open Government Partnership Conference in Brasilia, Brazil.
April 13, 2012 - 9:19pm
<p>More than just talking about open data at next week's OGP High-Level Conference in Brasilia, we will be making open data. This Sunday there will be an <a href="http://www.openstreetmap.org/" rel="nofollow">OpenStreetMap</a> 'mapping party'...
April 13, 2012 - 3:33pm
<p><em>Written by David Banisar and Alan Hudson.</em> <em>David is Senior Legal Counsel of ARTICLE 19, global campaign for free expression and information in London. Alan leads for ONE, the global campaigning organisation, on transparency and accountability. Opening...
April 12, 2012 - 6:57pm
<p>This past January, we put the Government of Israel in touch with five different NM “suppliers” – three conversations focused on aspects of public participation, and two dealt with citizen feedback mechanisms for improved public service delivery and more general draft action plan feedback....
April 12, 2012 - 12:50pm
 Jordan joins Open Government PartnershipJordan DirectionsDead Sea, April 12 (Petra)--Jordan has joined the Open Government Partnership which emanated from the Deauville Partnership meeting which was held at the Dead Sea shores on April 11 – 12, Minister of Industry and Trade Sami Gammo...
April 12, 2012 - 8:17am
 Partnership for Open Government brings together leaders from 53 countries for ...Invest in BrazilSadia is one of the world's leading producers of chilled and frozen foods. Established in Brazil in 194... Copersucar SA is the largest Brazilian sugar, ethanol and bioenergy company and a...
April 11, 2012 - 7:03pm
<p><em>Written by Matej Novak from International Research and Exchanges Board, Ukraine office.</em></p> <p>The Ukrainian OGP Action Plan, just like most other country OGP Action Plans, takes advantage of the power of the internet. It contains the creation of new online...
April 11, 2012 - 3:18pm
<p><em>The following blog entry was written by <a href="http://americaspeaks.org/about/people/staff/dr-carolyn-j-lukensmeyer-2/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Dr. Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer</a>, an innovator in deliberative democracy, public...
April 11, 2012 - 1:17pm
 Secretary Clinton To Travel to Colombia, Brazil, and BelgiumUS Department of State (press release)On April 17, the Secretary will provide opening remarks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the First Annual High-Level Meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Launched eight...
April 11, 2012 - 12:23pm
In an effort to mobilize a global consensus in support of greater transparency, the U.S. and Brazil launched the Open Government Partnership. It is a network of support for government leaders and citizens working to bring more transparency and accountability to governments. In total, 53 countries...
April 11, 2012 - 12:22pm
The swell of freely available official information, and its consequences
April 9, 2012 - 3:56pm
<p>Sadly, I won't be able to join the hundreds of friends and colleagues attending the <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/Brasilia2012">Open Government Partnership's high-level meeting</a> later this month in Brasilia. My wife and I are expecting our...
April 5, 2012 - 4:54pm
<blockquote> <p>We are building here mechanisms to strengthen democracy, new ways to engage with civil society and new partnerships to address old challenges of governance.</p> </blockquote> <p><em>Jorge Hage is Minister of State, Head of the Comptroller General...
April 3, 2012 - 6:00pm
<p>Welcome to the OpenGov Blog, Good ideas come from everywhere. This blog will emphasize open governance—with an OGP flavor—and hopefully become a meeting place for discussing open government challenges and achievement and sharing best practices and experiences. This blog will focus on the...
April 3, 2012 - 7:38am
<p><em>María Otero is the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.  On behalf of the United States, she serves as the founding co-chair of the Open Government Partnership.</em></p> <blockquote>What was once the beginning of a...
March 30, 2012 - 8:39pm
<p>There is no question regarding the fact that transparency policies, generally speaking, have captured the attention of a wide variety of stakeholders that from different grounds and interests have praised transparency to be one of the cornerstone initiatives of modern governance. In the...
March 30, 2012 - 7:00am
<p>"The Power of Open" was one of several OGP launch events held at Google's New York Offices on September 20, 2011. The event kicked off with remarks from U.S. Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero, General Comptroller Office; Minister Jorge Hage from...
March 30, 2012 - 12:18am
<p>It is difficult to find a unique and 140-character-long definition of what open government means. In the end, it is all about transparency and civic participation with the final objective of creating more effective and accountable institutions. People are understanding that democracy goes...
March 23, 2012 - 6:53pm
<p>The event was organized by the Mexican Secretaría de la Función Pública de México (SFP) and the Federal Institute for Access to Public Information (IFAI) in conjunction with OGP and the Organization of American States (OAS). Among participants were delegates from Canada, USA, Brazil,...
March 23, 2012 - 12:06pm
And I know that many of TI’s country offices, including TI-USA, will be represented at the Open Government Partnership high-level summit in Brasilia that I will co-chair with the Brazilian foreign minister.
March 19, 2012 - 9:28am
In April, the UK will become co-chair with Brazil of the Open Government Partnership, an initiative to improve transparency, boost prosperity and fight corruption on a global scale.
March 16, 2012 - 10:01am
Just as Antony Ragui, who started a Web site to record bribery reports, is using technology to curb corruption, so is the Kenyan government. Kenya is an original participant in the Open Government Partnership, a global initiative to fight corruption through digital transparency. We were the first...
March 15, 2012 - 1:49pm
Linked to this, the U.S. and UK worked with seven other countries to establish the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2011. The U.S. currently chairs the OGP with Brazil, and the UK will take over the U.S. co-chair in April 2012. This innovative partnership between governments and civil society...
March 13, 2012 - 9:53am
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