July 14, 2012 - 7:24pm
<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><strong>OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism Concept Note</strong></p> <p align="center" style="text-align:center">July 2012</p> <p style="text-align:justify"><...
July 13, 2012 - 9:25pm
<p><a href="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/World-view-by-NASA.jpg" title="Whole Earth by NASA on The Commons "><img alt="" height="235" src="/sites/default/files/resize/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/World-view-by-NASA-348x235...
July 13, 2012 - 1:11pm
<p><a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/greece-3rd-samos-summit-2012-... alt="" height="311" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/samos1.jpg" title="Samos 2012 Participants" width="640" /></a>...
July 11, 2012 - 8:10pm
<p>The British Government has just published <em><a href="https://update.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sites/default/files/resources/CM8353... target="_blank" title="UK Open data white paper " rel="nofollow">Unleashing the Potential - the Open Data White...
July 5, 2012 - 8:46pm
<div style="width:510px; margin:0 auto"><a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/07/ogp-needs-you/2289301109_ca17... alt="" height="375" src="/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/2289301109_ca172bd90f.jpg" title="...
July 4, 2012 - 9:55pm
<blockquote>One year and a half ago, concepts like, good governance, openness, rule of law, transparency, accountability, zero-corruption tolerance sounded hollow and hazy words that meant nothing for Tunisian people</blockquote> <p>In his <a href="http://mabrouka.org/174...
June 27, 2012 - 11:23am
White House to open We the People platformFierceGovernmentITThe effort will fulfill one of its objectives under the National Action Plan it revealed as a member of the international Open Government Partnership. One OGP member country, Latvia, plans to use the platform as soon as it's available...
June 19, 2012 - 5:06pm
Government TechnologyS.F. Mayor Lee Launches U.S. Mayors Open Government Innovation PartnershipCalifornia Newswire (press release)/California Newswire/ -- On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee, as Chair of the first U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Technology and Innovation Task Force, announced the...
May 17, 2012 - 3:30pm
<p>This week is <a href="http://opengovpartners.org/md/og-moldova-events/moldova-open-innovation-... target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Innovation Week in the country of Moldova</a>. In collaboration with the <a href="http://worldbank.org/" target...
May 11, 2012 - 3:25pm
<p>The Open Government Partnership is officially afoot with the Articles of Governance formally approved and adopted at the first annual meeting in Brasilia last month. With distance gained from the meeting, this is a good moment to take stock of where the Partnership stands and the direction...
May 8, 2012 - 2:12pm
Slowly but surely we are seeing this change. Last year, we saw a small number of governments including the United Kingdom join the Open Government Partnership to promote openness and improved engagement with their citizens. The efforts of this partnership were stepped up at a recent conference...
May 2, 2012 - 2:57pm
<p>Allison Tilley from <a href="http://www.opendemocracy.org.za" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Open Democracy Advance Center</a>, sent out the Civil Society Transparency Report for South Africa prepared for the OGP meeting in Brasilia and updated it...
May 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
<p>Along side the OGP meetings April 17-18, we spent <a href="http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2012/04/openstreetmap-ogp-mapping-par... days opening local geo data with OpenStreetMap</a>. There's a lot of excitement in Brazil around OpenStreetMap, which you can see in its...
May 2, 2012 - 1:38pm
<p>In Ukraine and throughout the nearby region, “facade democracy,” in which laws and governance appear to support and conform to universal democratic standards and reforms appear to take place yet repeatedly result in no real reform or change, is a common phenomenon. This was the political...
May 1, 2012 - 12:38pm
<blockquote>I thought it would be helpful to note down some thoughts on Brasilia's meeting fast, whilst the memory is still fresh...</blockquote> <p><strong>The event: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Over 1200 attendees, 60 journalists registered with...
April 30, 2012 - 5:42pm
Recognizing the actions taken to eliminate corruption, the US and the Philippines are steering committee members of the Open Government Partnership, which aims to develop norms and standards for open governance, transparency, and civil society....
April 30, 2012 - 9:03am
Hundreds of delegates from government, civil society, and business gathered in Brasilia recently for the first Open Government Partnershipmeetings since the inception of this initiative.
April 30, 2012 - 9:02am
The Open Government Partnership co-chaired by the United States and Brazil, aims to fight corruption by securing concrete national action plans to fight corruption from governments. The Publish What You Pay and Publish What You Lend campaigns call on...
April 29, 2012 - 9:34pm
The occasion was the Open Government Partnership (OGP) meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, recently. The meeting — which brought together scores of top-notch world leaders, including Heads of State and Government — heard Kikwete say on Apr. 18 that the...
April 29, 2012 - 2:40pm
Speaking at the first high-level meeting the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Brazil, Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri said that the government is establishing an agency, Georgia Reforms and Partnership Enterprise (GRAPE) to promote and share...
April 25, 2012 - 7:15am
It believes this transparency will make government itself more effective, more accountable and more in touch with the people it serves, and will also drive economic prosperity. As co-chair of the international Open Government Partnership (OGP) –
April 23, 2012 - 5:32pm
Last Wednesday, the Spanish government presented a draft freedom of information law at theOpen Government Partnership conference in Brasilia, but faced strong criticism coming from civil society and NGOs, voiced by human rights NGO Access Info.
April 23, 2012 - 2:19pm
Last week the Open Government Partnership(OGP) met in Brasilia. Roughly 1200 registered participants from 60 countries, including 200 from civil society groups, met to share the work they are doing to make their ...
April 23, 2012 - 1:54pm
Civil society also plays a key role in the Open Government Partnership, an initiative President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched in September 2011. The Open Government Partnership has grown in the last eight months to become ...
April 23, 2012 - 8:26am
 Governments around the world are using policy to make financial data more accessible to their citizens, in response to growing demand for more open and transparent government. At last week's Open Government Partnership in Brazil, politicians from ...

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