January 16, 2018 - 10:20am
From Bali to Jakarta: The evolution of OGP in Asia Pacific >>    Han pasado tres años y medio desde que la comunidad de gobierno abierto se reunió en Bali en la reunión regional de Asia Pacífico de 2014. Entonces como hoy, hicieron un llamado a lograr una mayor aplicación de los valores de...
January 16, 2018 - 10:16am
This is Why OGP Commitments Fail >> En Grecia, el gobierno se comprometió a establecer un proceso abierto para cubrir las vacantes del sector público. En Macedonia, el gobierno se comprometió a exigir procesos de consulta con los ciudadanos a nivel municipal. En Mongolia, se prometió...
January 16, 2018 - 10:13am
OGP in the News - December 2017 >> 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. Este mes escribimos sobre las...
January 16, 2018 - 10:04am
English Version » “Los funcionarios públicos hacen un gran trabajo y tienen tareas muy difíciles a su cargo. Esta agenda, el gobierno abierto y la transparencia, muchas veces enfrenta resistencia y es difícil vencer los obstáculos que se presentan. Así que reunir a las personas para demostrar que...
January 16, 2018 - 9:54am
Por qué los compromisos de OGP fallan >> In Greece, the government committed to create an open process for filling public sector positions. In Macedonia, the government committed to require consultations with citizens at the municipal level. And in Mongolia, there was a promise to establish...
January 16, 2018 - 9:50am
OGP en las noticias: diciembre de 2017 >> 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. While 2018 is already underway, this month we take a final look at some OGP...
January 12, 2018 - 9:09am
Version en español » With the goal of promoting and enhancing transparency in the tracking process of Open Government Action Plans, Uruguay has deployed four management tools: the Open Government Observatory, the Tracking Meetup, the Achievement Dashboard, and the Open Data Tracking Publication....
January 10, 2018 - 3:34pm
A theme that surfaced consistently at the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum, hosted by the Government of Indonesia, was decreasing trust in governments. For countries committed to the principles and praxis of openness, this trust deficit could severely undermine the transformative potential that the Open...
January 9, 2018 - 12:56pm
Open government is about greater openness, transparency and accountability, strengthening democracy through meaningful engagement, as well as driving innovation and economic opportunities. Meaningful progress on open government requires providing the public, the media, and the business community...
January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Version en español » “Civil servants really do an amazing job, they have difficult tasks to do. This agenda, open government, transparency, often meets a lot of resistance and it is difficult to overcome obstacles within administration. So bringing people together to show that there is a support...
January 8, 2018 - 12:47pm
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. The end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 saw OGP news out of Nigeria, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and even non-OGP participant Morocco.   2017...
January 8, 2018 - 9:51am
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January 5, 2018 - 9:25am
“Using low cost open technologies to achieve high impact.” This motto has been inspiring the work of my organisation, GFOSS – the Open Technologies Alliance in Greece. Our view on Open Government derives from the need to have access to knowledge, the Free/Open Source Software ethos, and builds on...
January 4, 2018 - 12:17pm
In this day and age, there are a variety of different platforms available for people to express themselves. Outlets like social media give us the power to publicly express our opinions. Just about anyone can make a Twitter profile and tweet about what they are content or discontent with that day....
January 2, 2018 - 11:41am
Overview   Open government action plans have had long-standing initiatives in place which ensure the transparency and accountability of government through technological means. Instances of these kinds of technological adaptations are: the prerequisite that data be released in a machine-readable...
January 2, 2018 - 11:26am
Net neutrality, the principle that all online content should be equally accessible without Internet Service Provider (ISP) interference, has become rather contentious and is currently at risk in the United States. Rules and policies involving net neutrality are designed to prevent throttled walled...
January 2, 2018 - 11:17am
In October 2015, Canada oversaw a change in government as Canadians elected Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party. Built on a platform of “real change,” the party’s win can be attributed in part to its commitments of a more open and transparent government. As a fairly broad concept, there are...
December 22, 2017 - 6:26pm
To wrap up 2017, we invite you to take a look at some the year’s best OGP blogs. Highlighting successes, challenges, and insights from 2017, these blogs were selected by the OGP Support Unit and serve as a useful reminder of things to consider as we prepare for the year ahead. Enjoy!    Faces of...
December 22, 2017 - 1:51pm
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. OGP news surrounding both the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (#APLF2017) and the OGP Americas Regional Meeting,...
December 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
English Version »Desde 2011, gobiernos de diferentes países de la región decidieron sumarse a una iniciativa mundial que promueve la transparencia, la rendición de cuentas y la apertura de información como una herramienta de transformación. Bajo este panorama, en diferentes contextos políticos y...
December 20, 2017 - 3:27pm
Version en español »Starting in 2011, governments from different countries in the region decided to join a global initiative that fosters transparency, accountability, and open information as transformative tools. Within this perspective and its various accompanying political and social contexts,...
December 19, 2017 - 12:21pm
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. The main theme of this week’s global media coverage of OGP was, of course, the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (...
December 18, 2017 - 8:35am
Data can be an investigative tool, but citizens need to know how to use it. blog_ArgentinaDataCamp.jpg As civil society pushes for more data, what do we do with all the information we get? While the answer seems obvious— use it for investigations—the practical...
December 15, 2017 - 9:56am
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. With some 1,700 people gathering in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 21-22 for the OGP Americas Regional Meeting, November was a...
December 15, 2017 - 9:54am
Es para mí un honor ser el representante de Canadá ante la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés). Mi carrera en el sector público y privado me ha demostrado lo importante que son las alianzas para lograr cambios verdaderos. Las alianzas como OGP pueden ser grandes...

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