July 12, 2018 - 12:40pm
In one way or another,  Open Heroines is evolving with every Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit.  We first gathered as a group at the 2015 OGP Summit in Mexico City, where we  discussed our work and our experience as women in open government in a safe space.  A year later, at the 2016 Summit...
July 12, 2018 - 12:32pm
Cities are responsible for 80 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally, while occupying only two percent of global land area. Considering that cities will be home to two-thirds of the human population by 2050, enlisting them in the fight against climate change is crucial to curb global...
July 12, 2018 - 11:10am
“The era of liberal democracy is over.” Just a few years ago, this statement would have been hubristic. Today, however, those words from newly re-elected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speak to a global context where democracy and openness are under attack. Human rights abuses, challenges to...
July 11, 2018 - 8:54pm
Water crises in India and South Africa have made headlines this year, exposing looming water risks not only in those two countries but around the world. In fact, the most vulnerable members of society already experience acute levels of water insecurity every day. According to the World Health...
July 11, 2018 - 9:54am
There has been a lot of talk during the past years about the value of OGP for its countries, including those in the Eastern Partnership (EaP)[i]. One of the biggest challenges faced by many of us working on the open government agenda on the ground was the need to reiterate the importance of open...
July 10, 2018 - 10:47am
Signed in Grand-Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire, on 27 May 2018. The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) co-hosted a joint workshop from 25 to 26 May 2018 in Grand Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire, which was attended by representatives from Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, South Africa...
July 9, 2018 - 4:54pm
The implementation of Action Plans during political transitions in Africa has often been hampered by a lack of understanding of the objectives of open governance and the benefits of improving systems, procedures, and processes that work for the good of citizens. Liberia, for example, became part...
July 5, 2018 - 5:03pm
The Open Government Partnership publishes mid-term progress report on Sri Lanka’s open government efforts. COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – The annual summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia between 17-19 July 2018. The global summit will see heads of state,...
June 20, 2018 - 7:48pm
Hayat Center es una organización no gubernamental establecida en 2006 por un grupo de jóvenes activistas de Jordania. A través de su programa de monitoreo de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto RASED, Hayat Center-RASED trabaja en el monitoreo del desempeño del gobierno de Jordania en los...
June 20, 2018 - 7:03pm
Hayat Center is a non-governmental organization established by a group of young Jordanian activists in 2006. Through its RASED for Open Government Partnership Monitoring Program, Hayat Center-RASED works on monitoring the Jordanian government’s performance in selected open government commitments...
June 12, 2018 - 3:14pm
Desde el ingreso a la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (AGA, u OGP por sus siglas en inglés, Open Government Partnership), en noviembre de 2011, la República del Paraguay ha tenido 3 presidentes: Fernando Lugo (15/08/2008-22/06/2012), Luis Federico Franco (22/06/2012-15/08/2013) y actualmente...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49pm
Para Europa, éste es un momento histórico de oportunidades y retos. El viejo continente está enfrentando una desconfianza ciudadana y un populismo sin precedentes. Debido a la estructura de la Unión Europea (UE), cualquier desequilibrio local puede convertirse en una crisis para toda Europa. Sin...
June 11, 2018 - 3:09pm
Europe stands at a cusp of historic opportunities and challenges. The Old Continent is confronting unprecedented challenges of low citizen trust and rising populism. The unique structure of the European Union (EU) can turn any local fire into the next Europe-wide crisis. Yet, that same close-knit...
June 11, 2018 - 1:22pm
Dear friends,   I am delighted to introduce two new civil society members who will be joining us on the OGP Steering Committee: Danny Sriskandarajah and Delia Ferreira Rubio.  Danny and Delia will formally join the OGP family with the next Steering Committee rotation in October.       I would...
June 7, 2018 - 7:09pm
Tras años de escándalos públicos, periodismo de investigación e investigaciones de política que han generado evidencias, por fin hay la suficiente demanda para poner fin a las empresas anónimas de manera definitiva. Muchas veces hemos explicado por qué esto es tan importante, tanto para los...
June 7, 2018 - 10:15am
After years of public scandal, investigative journalism, and policy research to back it all up with evidence, there is significant demand and momentum to put an end to anonymous companies once and for all. The case has repeatedly been made why this is critical by and for governments, business and...
June 5, 2018 - 8:23pm
Nos da muchísimo gusto anunciar a los nueve ganadores de los Premios del Fideicomiso de OGP de Participación y Cocreación. En total, recibimos 33 propuestas de gran calidad, por lo que para el Consejo del Fideicomiso fue muy difícil seleccionar a los premiados. Por ello, el Consejo amplió el grupo...
June 5, 2018 - 9:40am
We are pleased to announce the nine winners of the OGP Trust Fund Participation and Co-creation Awards. Overall, we received thirty-three high quality proposals, making it very difficult for the OGP Trust Fund Council to select the awardees. The Council therefore expanded the award pool to maximize...
May 31, 2018 - 8:15pm
El Programa de Apoyos de Gobierno Abierto para las Américas es una iniciativa regional que busca apoyar a la siguiente generación de activistas de gobierno abierto de la administración pública, la sociedad civil y el sector privado. Entre 2015 y 2017, se creó una red de 69 becarios de 20 países de...
May 31, 2018 - 3:31pm
This blog is the second post in a multi-part series on open justice. The previous post made the case for open justice reform, whereas this post will delve into the status quo of open justice-related OGP commitments through a statistical lens. Given the constraints of a blog, this post will only...
May 31, 2018 - 3:28pm
The OAS Fellowship on Open Government in the Americas is a regional leadership initiative for the next generation of Open Government activists from public administration, civil society, and the private sector. Between 2015 and 2017, it has built a network of sixty-nine Fellows from twenty countries...
May 29, 2018 - 10:07am
Three African regional governments converged in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya on May 2 to share experiences and successes of efforts made in making their governments more transparent and accountable to citizens. It was the first time the local governments were meeting since their inclusion in the...
May 29, 2018 - 9:55am
“Parliament can be empowered only if it is open, transparent, accountable and inclusive. Since the initiation of Open Government Partnership (OGP), many countries around the world have committed to opening up the legislative institutions in partnership with the civil society. Establishment of...
May 25, 2018 - 12:14pm
Version en español » During their participation in the Open Government Partnership (OGP), many countries in Latin America have experienced political transitions. Between 2017 and 2018 alone, seven Latin American countries will hold presidential elections, and two more will hold municipal and...
May 25, 2018 - 12:12pm
English Version » Durante su participación en la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP, por sus siglas en inglés), muchos países de América Latina han sobrellevado transiciones políticas. Sólo entre 2017 y 2018, siete países llevarán a cabo elecciones presidenciales y dos más elecciones...

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