September 13, 2012 - 3:30pm
<p><a href="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Open-government-standards.png" title="Open government standards"><img alt="" height="179" src="/sites/default/files/resize/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Open-government-standards-...
September 12, 2012 - 7:29pm
<p>Ayanda Dlodlo has been South Africa's Deputy Minister of Public Service and Administration since 2010. Before being appointed Deputy Minister she was the Parliamentary Councilor to President Zuma. OGP has decided to interview her to find out more about developments in her country....
September 11, 2012 - 7:17pm
<p>Tanzania declared its intention to join OGP during the launching meeting in September 2011, one of six in Africa that qualified to be involved in the OGP. <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/countries/south-africa">South Africa</a>, and most recently, <a...
September 7, 2012 - 3:33pm
<p>In joining the <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/">Open Government Partnership</a> (OGP), governments have been going <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/open-government-declaration">on record</a> in support of more open,...
September 6, 2012 - 8:54pm
<p>British professional politicians are seen as excessively short term in outlook, secretive by nature and arguably unfit for making and carrying though the big decisions that government requires. They are also viewed as having a hold over public life in Britain, which is the reason for the...
September 5, 2012 - 9:28pm
<p>The <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/" target="_blank" title="OGP">Open Government Partnership</a>’s success is built on the depth and range of our conversations with our growing community. Now that the majority of OGP countries have at...
September 5, 2012 - 2:39pm
<p>In South Africa spring is newly sprung, and that energy has been channeled into a comprehensive civil society monitoring plan for the South African Open Government Partnership Commitments. South Africa, as a founding partner, lodged its Action Plan of eight core commitments on 20 September...
August 31, 2012 - 4:28pm
<p>The OGP publishes a monthly newsletter. Want to receive it? Please email <a href="mailto:info@opengovpartnership.org?subject=subscribe to OGP newsletter" title="email OGP" rel="nofollow">info [at] opengovpartnership.org</a> with 'subscribe to...
August 30, 2012 - 7:57pm
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August 28, 2012 - 2:11pm
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August 24, 2012 - 2:53pm
<p><em><img alt="South Africa" height="426" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/south_africa.jpg" title=" Government Avenue" width="640" /></em></p> <p><em>This post was co-written with <...
August 24, 2012 - 1:21pm
<p>Last month’s post on how <a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/open-data-economic-growth/" title=" WHICH LINK, IF ANY?">open data is a major factor of economic growth</a> was an important analysis of the wider debate on the impact open data has...
August 22, 2012 - 2:08am
<p style="text-align:center"><img alt="OGP strategic plan comments" height="389" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/OGP-strategic-plan-comments3.png" title="OGP-strategic-plan-comments" width="500" /></p...
August 21, 2012 - 6:49pm
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August 17, 2012 - 7:10pm
<p style="text-align:justify">The European Union’s institutions have been criticised from the early days for the “democratic deficit”, namely the lack of those mechanisms that give legitimacy to national governments. Increasingly though, the debate is shifting towards a different...
August 16, 2012 - 3:07am
Tech in Asia"Open Government Indonesia" Wants to Put Public Services OnlineTech in AsiaMeet Open Government Indonesia. It is part of the Open Government Partnership, a multilateral initiative that aims to make governments better. In Indonesia, Open Government Indonesia focuses on pushing...
August 14, 2012 - 6:34pm
<p style="text-align:justify">The OGP has quickly become the leading global movement for promoting government openness. So it might seem odd to ask whether something as central to openness as the right to information (RTI or freedom of information) is being taken seriously within...
August 7, 2012 - 6:02pm
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August 2, 2012 - 6:32pm
<p style="text-align:justify">Since Croatia applied to join the <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/" target="_blank" title="OGP">OGP</a> in 2011 when the then government was more focused on parliamentary elections than on plans for...
August 2, 2012 - 2:33am
Cape Town kicks off Code4Democracy civic hackathonThe Media OnlineODADI hopes to build on South Africa's early support for the Open Government Partnership, by inspiring a grassroots data-driven movement in South Africa, giving ordinary citizens the tools and information they need to make better...
July 30, 2012 - 2:01pm
<p style="text-align:center"><em>Originally posted on <a href="http://www.globalintegrity.org/blog/whats-in-OGP-action-plans" target="_blank" title="what's in OGP action plans" rel="nofollow">globalintegrity.org</a>...
July 27, 2012 - 8:41pm
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July 27, 2012 - 11:15am
Ukraine Makes Another Step Toward TransparencyU.S. Politics TodayUkraine committed to Open Government Partnership right at the time when the initiative was launched by the eight founding states: Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, the UK, and the USA. Ukraine's efforts...
July 26, 2012 - 4:52pm
<p><strong>Are you a member of civil society interested in <a href="http://www.opengovpartnership.org/" target="_blank" title="OGP">OGP</a>? If so, take our online survey!</strong> It will help us understand how civil society can be...
July 26, 2012 - 1:49pm
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