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From ensuring safe water to supporting schools, local governments provide the key services impacting people’s daily lives. Through the OGP Local initiative, participants can learn how to use open government values such as transparency, accountability, responsiveness, and inclusion to better meet the needs of the citizens they serve.


Join OGP Local: Call for Expressions of Interest 2023

OGP is delighted to announce a new expansion of OGP Local with a planned intake of up to 50 new local governments in 2024. To that end, we are launching a call for expressions of interest for new local members interested in joining OGP.

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Local Roundup | August 2023

Here's our monthly roundup of updates from the OGP Local community for August 2023. ACTION PLAN The mid-year OGP Local POC & CSO meeting was held last month, where members shared the progress of their open government initiatives.  Basque Country,…

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Local Roundup | July 2023

Here's our monthly roundup of updates from the OGP Local community for July 2023. ACTION PLAN Quintana Roo, Mexico delivered its second action plan where they commit to co-creating a Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development, advancing on an anti-corruption and environment co-creation…

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Faces of Open Government: Basque Country

Arantza Otaolea from the Bilbao Women's Council and co-president of OGP Euskadi, and Mikel Barturen from Sareen Sarea, an association that groups the networks of entities of the social sector, are participants in OGP Euskadi's civil society forum. In this interview, they share why citizen participation is fundamental to open government.  

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Local Roundup | June 2023

Here's our monthly roundup of updates from the OGP Local community for June 2023. ACTION PLAN Anloga District, Ghana, delivered its 2023-2024 action plan with commitments related to natural resources management, public service delivery, and inclusion.  Abuja, Nigeria began implementing…

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