October 30, 2017 - 2:48pm
English Version » Con el objetivo de promover y aumentar la transparencia en el proceso de seguimiento de los Planes de Acción de Gobierno Abierto, facilitar la creación de informes de autoevaluación a través de procesos descentralizados de reporte y  disponer de mecanismos que habiliten el...
October 30, 2017 - 12:10pm
Consistent with the efforts of having an open government, the Open Government Indonesia National Secretariat carried out the OpenGovJam on September 30th. With the topic of “Government Digitalisation: Transforming the Public Services and Interactions”, OpenGovJam aimed to maximise the potential...
October 27, 2017 - 12:13pm
Si trazamos una línea recta en un mapa, es muy fácil conectar Ecuador con Tanzania, están casi a la misma altura. Ambos países forman parte de lo que se considera el Sur Global, países en vías de desarrollo con sus particularidades pero con retos en común. En el campo del uso de datos y la apertura...
October 27, 2017 - 12:04pm
En agosto, muchos miembros de la comunidad latinoamericana de datos abiertos nos reunimos en Costa Rica en el marco de Abrelatam y ConDatos. Aprovechando ese mix de talento, organizamos un espacio de entrenamiento de alto impacto para todos aquellos que querían mejorar sus habilidades: el...
October 25, 2017 - 5:02pm
Tenemos casos de estudio. Tenemos seis años escribiendo blogs, investigaciones y páginas web dedicadas al gobierno abierto. Tenemos miles de funcionarios públicos y reformadores de la sociedad civil trabajando en todo el mundo para crear gobiernos más transparentes, confiables y responsables. Somos...
October 25, 2017 - 2:56pm
We’ve got case studies. We’ve got six years worth of blogs, research, and webpages dedicated to open government. We’ve got thousands of civil servants and civil society reformers working across the globe to make governments more transparent, accountable, and responsive to citizens. We’re the Open...
October 25, 2017 - 10:43am
Since its beginnings in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in the late 1980s, participatory budgeting (PB) has come a long way, both literally and figuratively. Today’s PB looks quite different from the original PB, which was created by a local civil society organization and a small, opposition political party...
October 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
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. This week’s OGP media coverage highlighted open government announcements in Madrid, Paraguay, and even non-OGP country Senegal.  ...
October 23, 2017 - 9:34am
The concept that sold open data was: “open all the data, people will do wonderful things, and the world will be a better place”. Has open data been sold as something more simple than it actually is?Hello everyone. If you haven't been following our blog, we recently organised a conference called...
October 18, 2017 - 4:38pm
Originally posted on the Poverty Alliance blog for Challenge Poverty Week. It becomes clear after flicking through the pages of Poverty in Scotland that the knowledge base exists to tackle poverty. We also know this simply through the everyday response of Scotland’s third sector. Yet many of us...
October 18, 2017 - 10:38am
October 18, 2017 - Mexico City, Mexico - On October 19-20, 2017, members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Steering Committee and of the Support Unit will travel to Mexico City as part of an information gathering process following the withdrawal of civil society from the OGP Technical...
October 17, 2017 - 1:50pm
Originally posted on Veronica Cretu's blog. Whenever there is a conversation about public administration reform, open government or citizen engagement I can’t ‘pass by’ :)! I guess this is the kind of passion one has for life, as once you understand the value, impact and effect the governance...
October 17, 2017 - 1:42pm
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 had several big announcements this week, and the world noticed! Adding new expertise to drive forward the open government...
October 17, 2017 - 1:27pm
Elections are sensitive times in Georgia, with rising media attention directed towards politicians. As a result, politicians have become more cooperative with the public, and use the opportunity to discuss critical social and political issues. This has bolstered the discourse in the pre-election...
October 13, 2017 - 1:39pm
On September 21, Small Media and Iran Open Data hosted the first ever Open & Shut Conference in London, looking to delve into the challenges and opportunities offered by the open data movement in closed societies around the world.Bringing together open data practitioners, freedom of information...
October 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
Participatory budgeting’s (PB) roots lie in a radical democratic project led by the leftist Workers’ Party in Porto Alegre, Brazil in the late 1980s. Radical democracy includes incorporating ordinary citizens into government decision-making priorities, an inversion that led governments to allocate...
October 11, 2017 - 4:04pm
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. Following OGP’s participation at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA72) in New York, UNGA-related media coverage of OGP...
October 11, 2017 - 3:22pm
« L’homme perfectionne mais ne parfait jamais » -François Gaston de Lévis Le Comité Directeur du Partenariat du Gouvernement Ouvert (PGO) a décidé le 20 septembre dernier de réviser la procédure d’éligibilité  sur une recommandation du sous-comité des critères et des normes...
October 11, 2017 - 10:39am
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 11, 2017 - The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is pleased to announce that the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, will represent the Government of Canada, alongside Nathaniel Heller, Executive Vice President of the Results for...
October 10, 2017 - 10:44am
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. September’s OGP media coverage peaked during the week of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), as political...
October 10, 2017 - 10:37am
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. Durante septiembre, la mayor cobertura de medios sobre OGP se dio...
October 10, 2017 - 10:34am
    Como secretario general de CIVICUS, alianza global de organizaciones de la sociedad civil, ¿Qué te atrajo a este trabajo? ¿Cómo llegaste hasta aquí? Desde que era muy joven, he estado involucrado con la sociedad civil, desde organizar eventos de recaudación de fondos comunitarios hasta...
October 10, 2017 - 10:23am
Para mí es un placer escribir mi primer blog como copresidente de la sociedad civil de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés). Junto con el Gobierno de Georgia, mi copresidente para el próximo año, espero apoyar a la comunidad de OGP y seguir contribuyendo a lograr...
October 10, 2017 - 10:09am
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 10, 2017 -  Four visionary women have been invited to serve as Ambassadors for the Open Government Partnership (OGP). The Right Honorable Helen Clark, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand and former United Nations Development Programme administrator; Helle Thorning-...
October 9, 2017 - 3:29pm
You’re the Secretary General of CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organizations. What drew you to this work, and how did you get where you are today? I have been involved in civil society since a young age – from organising community fundraisers to working for NGOs. What interested me...

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