December 15, 2017 - 9:50am
La ciudad de Buenos Aires recibió una respuesta impresionante cuando lanzó la iniciativa BA Elige en 2017, un concurso en el que pidió a los residentes de Buenos Aires nominar y votar por proyectos para mejorar la ciudad. 3.3 millones de personas visitaron el sitio web. 3.3 millones. Según Google,...
December 15, 2017 - 9:47am
Ser anfitriones lo dijo todo: Argentina sigue demostrando que trabaja a nivel federal en su agenda de gobierno abierto, y que es un asunto prioritario. Tanto que, durante una semana -la Semana de Gobierno Abierto-, desde expertos nacionales en el asunto hasta cualquier persona interesada en...
December 15, 2017 - 9:44am
Durante la cumbre de las Américas, el mes pasado, las organizaciones de la sociedad civil que componen la mesa de gobierno abierto —tanto a nivel nacional en Argentina como a nivel subnacional en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires— dieron distintas muestras de su capacidad de desafiar, incomodar y presionar...
December 15, 2017 - 9:40am
Cerca de la capital de Argentina, la provincia de San Luis colinda con las Sierras de Córdoba al norte y con la pampa seca al sur y al oeste. En San Luis habitan dos poblaciones indígenas, los Ranqueles y los Huarpes, quienes le dan una gran importancia a este paisaje árido. Según explicó Graciela...
December 15, 2017 - 9:35am
“¿Qué pasa en Perú? De ser la estrella de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (AGA), un ejemplo de trabajo entre gobierno y sociedad civil en la región, ha pasado a ser una sombra, con evidente discordancia entre las partes”, fue la pregunta directa y concisa que me hizo un colega que solía...
December 15, 2017 - 9:29am
La agenda del Encuentro Regional de las Américas de OGP fue construida de un modo colaborativo. El Comité Organizador (compuesto por el Ministerio de Modernización de la Argentina, ocho organizaciones de la sociedad civil y la Unidad de Apoyo de OGP), definió siete ejes temáticos sobre los cuales...
December 15, 2017 - 9:20am
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. Aproximadamente 1700 personas se reunieron en Buenos Aires el 21 y 22 de...
December 15, 2017 - 9:04am
I am honoured to serve as Canada’s representative to the Open Government Partnership (OGP). My career in both the private and public sectors has proven to me the value of embracing partnerships to drive transformative change. Partnerships like the OGP can be powerful catalysts for change, helping...
December 15, 2017 - 9:01am
Je suis honoré de représenter le Canada au Partenariat pour un gouvernement ouvert (PGO). Ma carrière dans les secteurs public et privé m’a fait réaliser à quel point il est important de faire place aux partenariats pour procéder à un changement transformateur. Les partenariats comme le PGO...
December 15, 2017 - 8:57am
Hosting this event said it all: Argentina keeps on demonstrating that we are pushing the open government agenda at the federal level, and that it is our priority. So much so that the Open Government Week, where national experts and anyone interested in gaining more knowledge and contributing to the...
December 15, 2017 - 8:54am
“What’s going on with Peru? It went from being a star in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and an example of collaboration between government and civil society, to being a shadow full of disagreements.” A colleague that used to work in a multilateral organization asked me this direct question...
December 15, 2017 - 8:51am
The agenda of the Open Government Partnership Americas Regional Meeting was designed in a collaborative manner. The organizing committee (Argentina’s Ministry for Modernization, eight civil society organizations and OGP’s Support Unit) identified an overall structure of seven themes (citizen...
December 15, 2017 - 8:48am
  During last month’s Americas Regional Meeting, the civil society organizations that make up the open government board, both at the national level in Argentina and at the subnational level in Buenos Aires, showed their ability to challenge, inconvenience, and put pressure on the government. At...
December 15, 2017 - 8:43am
The City of Buenos Aires got a staggering response when they launched BA Elige in 2017, a competition that asked residents of Buenos Aires to nominate and then vote on projects to improve the city. 3.3 million people visited the website. 3.3 million. That is, according to Google, almost half a...
December 15, 2017 - 8:40am
Not far from Argentina’s capital, the Province of San Luis lies nestled between the Sierras de Córdoba mountain range in the north and the Dry Pampas grasslands sweeping out to the south and west. San Luis is home to two of Argentina’s indigenous populations, the Ranqueles and Huarpes, both of whom...
December 14, 2017 - 9:17am
De Bali a Yakarta: La evolución de OGP en la región Asia-Pacífico >> It’s been three and a half years since the open government community convened in Bali at the 2014 OGP Asia Pacific Regional Meeting. Our generous hosts then, and today, called for the wider application of open government...
December 13, 2017 - 10:26am
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - December 13, 2017 - The Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum on Open Government opens tomorrow in Jakarta, hosted by the Government of Indonesia. The event will host over 200 senior political leaders, ministers, local government leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and...
December 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
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 last month’s OGP Americas Regional Meeting and the upcoming Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government, this week’s OGP...
December 6, 2017 - 3:56pm
Originalmente publicado en Medium. Hace unos días celebramos en Argentina el Encuentro Regional de las Américas de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto. Quienes frecuentamos estos eventos sabemos que en la agenda encontraremos temas que directa o indirectamente son atravesados por conversaciones en...
December 4, 2017 - 1:29pm
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. Many of our friends in the open government community flocked to Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, to attend the OGP Americas...
December 1, 2017 - 7:50am
Do citizens need to understand what open government is to benefit from it?#OGPArgentina has just ended, which means that civil society representatives, government officials, and activists in-between from the Americas have returned home with fresh ideas and possibly, partnerships. For most the...
November 29, 2017 - 9:48am
What’s common in an Irish web designer marrying his same-sex partner, an Estonian pensioner designing options of her own elderly care, and a group of Macedonian activists voicing their plans for better civil society funding? Besides the fact they are all exercising their fundamental human rights,...
November 28, 2017 - 1:33pm
    When a country first joins OGP, and we speak with civil society and government for the first time, they are often surprised when they hear how many governments have included EITI commitments in their OGP action plans. Countries like Colombia and Ukraine have made commitments to join EITI, and...
November 28, 2017 - 12:30pm
Keynote Remarks at Open Contracting PartnershipAmsterdam, November 28, 2017 I want to share with you a story – my story of how open contracting has been inextricably interwoven as a thread running through my personal and professional life.   I grew up in Bihar, India’s poorest state.  And I...
November 27, 2017 - 1:47pm
This article originally appeared in The Citizen. The government of Tanzania’s recently announced, unilateral decision to withdraw from the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is disappointing, but not surprising. The recent evolution in the domestic political climate meant that it had probably...

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