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...
May 3, 2018 - 9:22am
Over the last few years, the Support Unit has tried to provide as much information as possible on OGP Steering Committee (SC) decisions that affect the larger community. We have provided more accessible resources, such as the new format for the SC minutes, the newsletter, and the OGP Gazette....
April 26, 2018 - 11:35am
English Version » Le Maroc s'engage à promouvoir des pratiques gouvernementales plus ouvertes et plus transparentes - Devient le 76e pays à adhérer au Partenariat du Gouvernement Ouvert POUR DIFFUSION IMMEDIATE26 avril 2018 Washington, D.C. - Le Royaume du Maroc est devenu le dernier membre du...
April 26, 2018 - 11:32am
Version Française » Morocco Commits to Fostering More Open and Transparent Government Practices, Becomes 76th Country to Join Open Government Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2018. Washington, D.C. - The Kingdom of Morocco has become the latest member of Open Government Partnership (...
April 12, 2018 - 11:43am
  Del gobierno de la ciudad de Austin:   La Oficina de Equidad de la ciudad de Austin se estableció a través de una resolución que se dio en el marco del concejo municipal en 2015. A diferencia de muchas otras oficinas de equidad del país en las que el personal del gobierno de la ciudad...
April 12, 2018 - 11:41am
  ¿Qué te hizo trabajar en los temas de transparencia y rendición de cuentas? Cuéntanos tu historia y cómo te hiciste Mediadora Europeo De cierta manera, siempre he trabajado en temas de transparencia y rendición de cuentas. Primero como periodista, después como mediadora nacional y ahora en la...
April 12, 2018 - 11:39am
  El feminicidio es reconocido a nivel global como una de las manifestaciones más severas de la violencia en contra de las mujeres y Brasil es uno de los países con mayor prevalencia de este crimen. Según “Mapa da Violência”, estudio publicado por FLACSO en el 2015, la tasa nacional de asesinatos...
April 12, 2018 - 11:37am
Salud reproductiva en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mujeres liderando procesos de colecta de datos en Bojonegoro, Indonesia. Luchando contra la desigualdad en Austin, Texas. Gastos y calidad del servicio de agua en Kigoma, Tanzania. Reformas de cabildeo en Madrid, España.   Estos son algunos de...
April 12, 2018 - 11:33am
Esta es una serie de resúmenes de la cobertura de los medios sobre la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto en todo el mundo. ¿Te gustaría recibir OGP en las noticias en tu bandeja de entrada todos los lunes? Suscríbete aquí. Desde noticias sobre los próximos Planes de Acción de OGP en Corea del Sur...
April 12, 2018 - 11:29am
      Muchas veces decimos: “Menos es más”. Sin embargo, a veces simplemente más es más. En OGP, hay demasiado pocos compromisos de alto impacto. En cuanto a la ambición de los planes de acción, más es más. Nuestro análisis de los planes de acción de OGP demuestra que los planes de acción más...
April 12, 2018 - 11:25am
  Inspirados por el motivador 2do Congreso Mundial de Recursos para la Educación Abierta que se llevó a cabo en Liubliana en septiembre, en la Oficina Plenipotenciaria del Gobierno Eslovaco para el Desarrollo dela Sociedad Civil decidimos seguir el liderazgo de Eslovenia y avanzar en la discusión...
April 12, 2018 - 10:52am
    Filipinas es uno de los países con más minerales del mundo. Según estudios realizados en el 2013 y 2016, entre 112 países, Filipinas es uno de los 10 países con mayor potencial minero (Taylor & Green, 2017).   El paradigma dominante plantea que la minería contribuye al crecimiento...
April 12, 2018 - 10:34am
  Inspired by the motivating 2nd World Congress on Open Education Resources in Ljubljana last September, we at the Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Government for the Development of the Civil Society (henceforth The Office of the Plenipotentiary) decided to follow Slovenia’s lead, and...
April 12, 2018 - 9:58am
What compelled you to work in the transparency and accountability space? Tell us a little bit about your path to becoming European Ombudsman. In a sense I have been active on transparency and accountability issues all my working life, first as a journalist, then as a national Ombudsman, and now as...
April 12, 2018 - 9:56am
      Reproductive health in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Women-led data collection in Bojonegoro, Indonesia.   Inequality in Austin, Texas.   Water service expenses and quality in Kigoma, Tanzania.   Lobbying reforms in Madrid, Spain.     These are just a few of the issues that were...
April 12, 2018 - 9:54am
    We often say that, “Less is more.” Yet there are times when we simply need more of a certain thing-when more is more. In the OGP, there are too few high-impact commitments. In the case of action plan ambition, more is more. Our new analysis of OGP action plans shows that more ambitious action...
April 12, 2018 - 9:45am
    The Philippines is one of the most mineralized countries in the world. In a 2013 and 2016 survey, the Philippines ranked in the top 10 in terms of mineral potential out of 112 countries (Taylor & Green, 2017).   Mainstream paradigm acknowledges that mining contributes to economic growth...
April 12, 2018 - 9:41am
A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. Between updates on upcoming OGP Action Plans in South Korea and Mongolia and ongoing efforts toward OGP commitments in Spain...
April 12, 2018 - 9:38am
From the Austin City Government:    The City of Austin Equity Office was established through a City Council resolution in 2015, and officially opened with the hiring of the first Chief Equity Officer, Brion Oaks, in 2016. Unlike the many Equity Offices throughout the nation where city staff have...
April 12, 2018 - 9:37am
  Femicide is recognized globally as one of the harshests manifestations of violence against women - and Brazil is one of the countries with the highest prevalence of that crime. According to ‘Mapa da Violência’, a study published by FLACSO in 2015, the national female murder rate in Brazil is 4,8...
April 9, 2018 - 5:32pm
In English » El País Vasco, la ciudad de Ia?i, Cotabato del Sur, el estado de Kaduna y Nariño se incorporan a OGP PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA Washington, D.C. 9 de abril de 2018. Reconociendo el papel fundamental que juegan los municipios, ciudades, áreas metropolitanas, estados, regiones y...

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