January 2, 2018 - 11:17am
In October 2015, Canada oversaw a change in government as Canadians elected Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party. Built on a platform of “real change,” the party’s win can be attributed in part to its commitments of a more open and transparent government. As a fairly broad concept, there are...
December 22, 2017 - 6:26pm
To wrap up 2017, we invite you to take a look at some the year’s best OGP blogs. Highlighting successes, challenges, and insights from 2017, these blogs were selected by the OGP Support Unit and serve as a useful reminder of things to consider as we prepare for the year ahead. Enjoy!    Faces of...
December 22, 2017 - 1:51pm
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 news surrounding both the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (#APLF2017) and the OGP Americas Regional Meeting,...
December 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
English Version »Desde 2011, gobiernos de diferentes países de la región decidieron sumarse a una iniciativa mundial que promueve la transparencia, la rendición de cuentas y la apertura de información como una herramienta de transformación. Bajo este panorama, en diferentes contextos políticos y...
December 20, 2017 - 3:27pm
Version en español »Starting in 2011, governments from different countries in the region decided to join a global initiative that fosters transparency, accountability, and open information as transformative tools. Within this perspective and its various accompanying political and social contexts,...
December 19, 2017 - 12:21pm
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. The main theme of this week’s global media coverage of OGP was, of course, the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (...
December 18, 2017 - 8:35am
Data can be an investigative tool, but citizens need to know how to use it. blog_ArgentinaDataCamp.jpg As civil society pushes for more data, what do we do with all the information we get? While the answer seems obvious— use it for investigations—the practical...
December 15, 2017 - 9:56am
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. With some 1,700 people gathering in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 21-22 for the OGP Americas Regional Meeting, November was a...
December 15, 2017 - 9:54am
Es para mí un honor ser el representante de Canadá ante la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP por sus siglas en inglés). Mi carrera en el sector público y privado me ha demostrado lo importante que son las alianzas para lograr cambios verdaderos. Las alianzas como OGP pueden ser grandes...
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...

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