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Marginalized Communities

OGP has helped several countries open up new conversations with marginalized communities leading to improve health and education outcomes.

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Break the Roles

Break the Roles is a campaign asking all of us to strengthen the gender perspectives in our OGP commitments and increase women’s voices across open government...

Actions for a More Inclusive Open Government Partnership

Opening up government is an underexplored method for accelerating gender equality and closing critical gaps in information, access, and participation. When women and girls are absent from open government, so is the information, knowledge, and skills that limit the potential of ambitious reforms impacting daily lives.


Introduction and Overview

Despite the human development progress the world has seen over the past 30 years, one-third of the global population continues to live in extreme poverty, and communities everywhere struggle with deeply-rooted inclusive growth challenges.

These are individuals and families facing systemic economic, political, social, and cultural barriers, many of them embedded in local laws and norms.

OGP countries continue to prioritize marginalized communities. In addition to commitments focused on better understanding their unique needs and removing barriers to information, they are also helping them play a more active role in developing solutions.


Resources

  1. Actions for a More Inclusive Open Government Partnership

    Version en español » “We value public participation of all people, equally and without discrimination, in decision making and policy…

    2019, Page, Web Page

  2. New Commitments, New Approaches: 2018 – 2020 Action Plans

    by Peter Tuths In 2011, government leaders and civil society advocates came together to create a unique partnership - one…

    2019, Documents, Web Page

  3. Star Reforms in the Open Government Partnership (Second Edition, 2018)

    As a voluntary partnership emphasizing collaboration, OGP puts its trust in the power of ideas. Governments are encouraged to adopt…

    2018, Documents, Web Page


Commitments

  1. Increase use of RTI

    LK0026, 2019, E-Government

  2. Campaign against youth drug use

    LK0028, 2019, Education

  3. open data

    LK0029, 2019, E-Government

  4. Participation for persons with disabilities

    LK0031, 2019, Land & Spatial Planning

  5. Disability rights bill

    LK0032, 2019, Legislation & Regulation

  6. CEDAW implementation

    LK0035, 2019, Capacity Building

  7. implementing UN convention on the rights of the child in a participatory manner

    LK0038, 2019, Legislation & Regulation

  8. Inclusion in Court Contracting

    AUS0007, 2019, Infrastructure & Transport

  9. improved public services

    GE0066, 2018, Capacity Building

  10. Implementation of the National Water Plan

    UY0099, 2018, E-Government

  11. Observatory on gender-based violence against women

    UY0102, 2018, E-Government

  12. gender-based violence open data

    UY0103, 2018, E-Government

  13. human trafficking prevention

    UY0104, 2018, Capacity Building

  14. Gender perspective to access to information

    UY0109, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. participation for disabled individuals

    GE0083, 2018, Infrastructure & Transport

  16. student participation

    UY0116, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Open government culture

    UY0117, 2018, Capacity Building

  18. National Dance Plan

    UY0118, 2018, Gender

  19. Awareness-raising about Access to Information Rights

    MK0121, 2018, Capacity Building

  20. Mapping homeless and socially endangered families and individuals

    MK0123, 2018, E-Government

  21. Gender and youth perspective in rural areas

    UY0122, 2018, Gender

  22. Observatory for equality and non-discrimination

    UY0123, 2018, Gender

  23. Improve diversity in government

    UY0124, 2018, E-Government

  24. Indicators of welfare and economic, social and cultural rights

    UY0125, 2018, Capacity Building

  25. Health Sector Transparency and establish a cost impact assessment mechanism

    MK0128, 2018, Capacity Building

  26. Employment program transparency and impact assessment mechanism

    MK0129, 2018, Capacity Building

  27. National plan for persons with disabilities

    UY0127, 2018, Justice

  28. Inclusive local decision-making

    MK0134, 2018, Gender

  29. Improving access to justice for marginalized groups of citizens

    MK0137, 2018, Capacity Building

  30. Financial transparency and accountability

    CA0065, 2018, E-Government

  31. Anteproyecto de Ley de No Discriminación

    SV0095, 2018, Human Rights

  32. Healthy democracy

    CA0069, 2018, E-Government

  33. Civic electoral education

    HN0064, 2018, Capacity Building

  34. Access to Information

    CA0070, 2018, Capacity Building

  35. Feminist and inclusive dialogue

    CA0071, 2018, Capacity Building

  36. Reconciliation and open government

    CA0072, 2018, Capacity Building

  37. Open government community

    CA0073, 2018, Capacity Building

  38. ISO 9001 certification

    HN0068, 2018, E-Government

  39. Transparent public procurement

    ELG0005, 2018, Capacity Building

  40. Expand opportunities for civic participation

    ELG0006, 2018, Capacity Building

  41. women in public works projects

    HN0070, 2018, E-Government

  42. Public healthcare service delivery

    ELG0007, 2018, E-Government

  43. Youth empowerment

    ELG0009, 2018, Capacity Building

  44. Education sector transparency

    HN0075, 2018, Capacity Building

  45. Integration of Maltese Islands

    MT0014, 2018, Capacity Building

  46. Fortalecimiento de capacidades en servicios para atención inclusiva

    CL0055, 2018, Capacity Building

  47. local digital democracy

    NL0028, 2018, E-Government

  48. youth participation

    TN0045, 2018, Marginalized Communities

  49. Youth Parliament

    NZ0013, 2018, Capacity Building

  50. Fostering national dialogue to achieve political reform

    JO0061, 2018, Capacity Building

  51. Informal Economy Participants

    PNG0004, 2018, Capacity Building

  52. gender equality

    BUE0008, 2018, Capacity Building

  53. Citizen feedback portal

    KAD0005, 2018, E-Government

  54. Public Monitorig of Infrastructure

    COT0002, 2018, Capacity Building

  55. youth participation

    RO0051, 2018, Capacity Building

  56. Open Contracting

    KE0018, 2018, Capacity Building

  57. access to social services

    RO0061, 2018, E-Government

  58. Transparency and Participation in Health Data

    ID0093, 2018, E-Government

  59. Rendición de Cuentas a Pueblos Indígenas

    PY0035, 2018, Audits and Controls

  60. Public Consultation Reform

    ID0100, 2018, Capacity Building

  61. Socialización de los Servicios Sociales áreas de Salud y Educación

    PY0036, 2018, Capacity Building

  62. Fortalecer la participación ciudadana en los programas de lucha contra la pobreza

    PY0039, 2018, Marginalized Communities

  63. exploring medical assistance program

    AM0043, 2018, E-Government

  64. Participación protagónica de niños, niñas y adolescentes organizados

    PY0047, 2018, Capacity Building

  65. Financial and performance transparency

    SCO0006, 2018, Fiscal Transparency

  66. open policy making and participation in service delivery

    SCO0007, 2018, Capacity Building

  67. DECIDE LA LIBERTAD - MEJORANDO LA PARTICIPACION CIUDADANA

    LAL0005, 2018, Capacity Building

  68. Acceso al derecho a la identidad de las personas, con prioridad en grupos vulnerables.

    PY0050, 2018, Marginalized Communities

  69. MEJORANDO LA RENDICION DE CUENTAS DEL GOBIERNO REGIONAL

    LAL0006, 2018, E-Government

  70. transparency and participation

    SCO0010, 2018, Citizenship and Immigration

  71. REDUCIENDO LA BRECHA DE ALFABETIZACION DIGITAL

    LAL0008, 2018, Capacity Building

  72. Programa Seamos Ciudadanos

    PY0053, 2018, E-Government

  73. TRANSFIRIENDO LAS EXPERIENCIAS DE PARTICIPACION CIUDADANA A LAS MUNICIPALIDADES DE LA LIBERTAD

    LAL0009, 2018, Capacity Building

  74. SEGUIMIENTO A LA ANEMIA Y DESNUTRICION INFANTIL

    LAL0010, 2018, Capacity Building

  75. Información Ambiental

    PY0058, 2018, Capacity Building

  76. Jóvenes Protagonistas

    PY0064, 2018, Marginalized Communities

  77. Fortalecimiento de los Consejos de Jóvenes para la promoción de la transparencia

    DO0051, 2018, Audits and Controls

  78. Diálogo con la ciudadanía

    PY0068, 2018, Judiciary

  79. digital literacy

    SEO0006, 2018, Capacity Building

  80. smart cities youth start ups

    SEO0007, 2018, E-Government

  81. Desarrollaremos espacios que faciliten la participación ciudadana

    PY0072, 2018, Audits and Controls

  82. Improve Public Service Practice

    AU0019, 2018, Capacity Building

  83. Impulsar la segunda fase de la Estrategia de Adaptación Climática, a través del Modelo de Adaptación Climática (MAC), participativa y su publicación en datos abiertos.

    GT0086, 2018, Capacity Building

  84. access to information and open data

    MD0069, 2018, Capacity Building

  85. Fortalecer la coordinación interinstitucional y fomentar la transparencia y la participación ciudadana en el sector seguridad.

    GT0090, 2018, Gender

  86. Promoción y divulgación de avances sobre la implementación de la Política de Competitividad y de la Política de Empleo Digno.

    GT0096, 2018, Capacity Building

  87. Actualización participativa de la Política de Desarrollo Social y Població

    GT0100, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  88. Increase Ease of doing business

    CV0001, 2018, E-Government

  89. Re-qualification, Rehabilitation, and Accessibility Program

    CV0002, 2018, Health

  90. Fortalecimiento de la transparencia en el proceso electoral.

    GT0104, 2018, Audits and Controls

  91. Acciones para diseñar y desarrollar una herramienta informática que permita a las instituciones públicas proveer información de los beneficiarios de los bienes y servicios públicos, a través de la apertura de la meta física “personas”, con características de sexo, edad y etnia.

    GT0108, 2018, E-Government

  92. Public-Police Partnership Councils

    AF0004, 2017, Capacity Building

  93. HERRAMIENTAS Y MECANISMOS PARA LA PROMOCIÓN Y DEFENSA DE LOS DERECHOS DE LA POBLACIÓN LGTBI

    CR0056, 2017, Gender

  94. Government call centers

    IL0026, 2017, Marginalized Communities

  95. Remotely accessing government services

    IL0033, 2017, Capacity Building

  96. Mejorar las capacidades de los y las docentes en el uso pedagógico de materiales educativos EIB en las diversas lenguas originarias y su elaboración pertinente para todos los niveles y lenguas, con participación de los padres de familia de las comunidades indígenas.

    PE0070, 2017, Capacity Building

  97. Citizen Participation in Environmental Policy and Urban Development

    DE0008, 2017, Capacity Building

  98. Promover el mejoramiento de las condiciones en las cuales se prestan los servicios educativos específicos para la población del ámbito rural (Secundaria en Alternancia, Secundaria con Residencia Estudiantil y Secundaria Tutorial), a través de alianzas con la sociedad civil.

    PE0073, 2017, Education

  99. Knowledge Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People

    DE0010, 2017, E-Government

  100. Fortalecer los sistemas existentes sobre trata para mejorar la atención a la víctimas

    PE0083, 2017, Capacity Building

  101. make educational resources available in local langage

    SK0086, 2017, Education

  102. Introduction of civic control and accessibility mechanisms for municipal services

    TBI0005, 2017, Capacity Building

  103. Reducción de la brecha salarial entre hombres y mujeres en el estado de jalisco

    JAL0002, 2017, E-Government

  104. Padrón estatal de habilidades para personas con discapacidad

    JAL0003, 2017, Labor

  105. Plataforma tecnológica para la formación continua de docentes

    JAL0005, 2017, Capacity Building

  106. Apertura de espacios de debate y capacitación sobre el proceso electoral en Argentina

    AR0059, 2017, Education

  107. Consulta ciudadana para la generación de datos estadísticos sobre educación

    AR0060, 2017, Capacity Building

  108. Participación ciudadana en el ciclo de las políticas culturales del Programa Casas de la Historia y la Cultura del Bicentenario

    AR0062, 2017, E-Government

  109. Percepciones y representaciones de personas con discapacidad sobre las instituciones prestadoras de servicios

    AR0063, 2017, Capacity Building

  110. Guía Joven

    AR0065, 2017, E-Government

  111. Supporting everyone’s possibility to participate.

    FI0023, 2017, E-Government

  112. Starred commitment Portal integral de provisión de información y canal de reporte sobre servicios de salud sexual y reproductiva en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

    BUE0004, 2017, E-Government

  113. Civil Society National Strategy

    DK0058, 2017, Marginalized Communities

  114. Permanent Dialogue Mechanism

    NG0012, 2017, Fiscal Transparency

  115. Technology-Based Citizens' Feedback

    NG0014, 2017, E-Government

  116. Participación de Niños, Niñas, Adolescentes (NNA) y comunidades para la transparencia en la gestión del Instituto Colombiano De Bienestar Familiar

    CO0067, 2017, Capacity Building

  117. Promover el acceso a la información mediante la atención al ciudadano en el despliegue de la Política Integral de Transparencia Policial

    CO0068, 2017, Capacity Building

  118. Deliver a Fairer Scotland

    SCO0003, 2017, Marginalized Communities

  119. Participatory Budgeting (also known as Community Choices in Scotland)

    SCO0004, 2017, Capacity Building

  120. Fortalecimiento de la participación regional y juvenil

    CO0073, 2017, E-Government

  121. Increasing participation

    SCO0005, 2017, Capacity Building

  122. Ending homelessness

    AUS0001, 2017, Capacity Building

  123. Starred commitment Equity Assessment Tool

    AUS0002, 2017, Capacity Building

  124. Public Service - Sanitation

    SEK0002, 2017, Infrastructure & Transport

  125. A more inclusive participatory budget

    PAR0001, 2017, Marginalized Communities

  126. Vulnerable persons access to legal aid funds

    BF0003, 2017, Justice

  127. Young People in Public Policies

    ES0031, 2017, Capacity Building

  128. Gender

    SL0012, 2016, Capacity Building

  129. Annual Work Plan of the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs to include a transparent and accountable process to implement selected Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Concluding Observations.

    LK0012, 2016, Gender

  130. CEDAW Implementation – Accountability

    LK0013, 2016, Gender

  131. CEDAW – Inclusion

    LK0014, 2016, Gender

  132. Promote participatory budget in 05 communes

    CI0014, 2016, Capacity Building

  133. Improvement of disabled people social inclusion at the local level

    MK0114, 2016, E-Government

  134. Innovación ciudadana.

    HN0057, 2016, E-Government

  135. Engage Canadians to Improve Key Canada Revenue Agency Services

    CA0063, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  136. Comunidades resilientes

    HN0058, 2016, Capacity Building

  137. CONSEJO INTEGRAL PARA MUJERES Y JÓVENES

    SV0092, 2016, Capacity Building

  138. Developing new mechanisms to promote interaction with the youth and enable them to pursue dialogue about public policies

    TN0031, 2016, Capacity Building

  139. Strengthen the facilities available for persons with disabilities to access the justice system

    JO0049, 2016, Capacity Building

  140. Starred commitment Ley de AIP y principios de Gobierno Abierto

    PY0025, 2016, Capacity Building

  141. Canales de monitoreo ciudadano de obras y servicios públicos.

    PY0027, 2016, E-Government

  142. Participación ciudadana en el diseño de políticas públicas.

    PY0029, 2016, Capacity Building

  143. Improve Access to Justice: Framework to Assist Vulnerable Persons

    IE0034, 2016, Judiciary

  144. Enhance Citizen Engagement in Policy Making: Youth

    IE0037, 2016, Marginalized Communities

  145. Consejo Consultivo Nacional de Jóvenes

    UY0060, 2016, Capacity Building

  146. Seguimiento de las recomendaciones del Comité de la ONU para la Eliminación de todas las formas de discriminación contra la mujer

    UY0066, 2016, Capacity Building

  147. Adapting the Public Service Hall to the needs of the people with disabilities

    GE0042, 2016, Capacity Building

  148. Inclusión y continuidad educativa de las personas con discapacidad

    UY0078, 2016, Capacity Building

  149. Capacitación en la Ley de Consulta Previa

    PE0056, 2015, Capacity Building

  150. Rendición de cuentas de programas dirigidos a la niñez

    PE0061, 2015, Fiscal Transparency

  151. Participation of Women in the Public Service

    MT0008, 2015, Capacity Building

  152. Políticas participativas para personas con discapacidad

    AR0022, 2015, Capacity Building

  153. Publicación de trámites

    PA0006, 2015, Capacity Building

  154. Accessibility of Government information online

    US0054, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  155. Starred commitment Acceso a información para personas con discapacidades

    CO0033, 2015, Capacity Building

  156. FORTALECER LA PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA

    CO0042, 2015, Gender

  157. CONFORMACIÓN DE MESAS CONSULTIVAS DEPARTAMENTALES DE LAS COMUNIDADES NEGRAS, AFRO, RAIZAL Y PALENQUERA

    CO0043, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  158. Manejo del gasto público ambiental

    CO0049, 2015, Audits and Controls

  159. CENTROS INTEGRADOS DE SERVICIO (SI PRESENCIAL)

    CO0051, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  160. Starred commitment Memoria histórica del conflicto armado interno

    CO0054, 2015, Human Rights

  161. Mujeres libres de violencias y discriminaciones

    CO0055, 2015, Gender

  162. Construcción participativa de la política pública LGBTI

    CO0056, 2015, Gender

  163. CASAS DE JUSTICIA

    CR0042, 2015, Justice

  164. 27 CONSEJOS TERRITORIALES DE DESARROLLO RURAL

    CR0043, 2015, Infrastructure & Transport

  165. DIALOGANDO PARA EL BUEN VIVIR CON LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS (RIBCA)

    CR0044, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  166. Programa de rehabilitación y reinserción

    SV0065, 2014, Capacity Building

  167. Consulting Canadians

    CA0041, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  168. Community Empowerment to Handle Poor Society and People with Disabilities and Special Needs

    ID0043, 2014, Health

  169. BPS Result 10 – New Zealanders can complete their transactions with the government easily in a digital environment

    NZ0001, 2014, E-Government

  170. Call on all municipalities to facilitate advance voting

    DK0035, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  171. Letter of invitation to first-time voters urging them to vote

    DK0036, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  172. Institucionalizar el primer nivel de atención en salud

    GT0038, 2014, Health

  173. Providing Customized Services

    KR0018, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  174. Acciones afirmativas para la población afrodescendiente: transparencia y rendición de cuentas

    UY0023, 2014, Capacity Building

  175. Problem Solving Courts

    BG0041, 2014, Judiciary

  176. Starred commitment Hold referenda arising from the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention

    IE0010, 2014, Gender

  177. SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AS CITIZENS. Develop, finalise and publish the first Government Strategy on children and young people's participation in decision-making.

    IE0021, 2014, Capacity Building

  178. Maximise participation and understanding of young people in civic life

    IE0022, 2014, Capacity Building

  179. ‘Hecho para Jóvenes’

    UY0053, 2014, E-Government

  180. Accessibility of Ministry of Interior's webpage to people with special needs

    GE0026, 2014, E-Government

  181. Inclusive elementary and secondary education for persons with disabilities

    MK0082, 2014, Education

  182. Informing women on the rights and the services available to them with the Programme

    MK0085, 2014, Capacity Building

  183. Evaluación de accesibilidad de infraestructura gubernamental.

    SV0045, 2013, Capacity Building

  184. Accesibilidad para personas ciegas de portal gubernamental

    SV0046, 2013, Capacity Building

  185. Capacitación para mejorar servicios a personas con discapacidad

    SV0047, 2013, Capacity Building

  186. Ley de Acceso a la Información publica para personas ciegas

    SV0048, 2013, Capacity Building

  187. Development of the National System for the Promotion of Racial Equality (SINAPIR)

    BR0074, 2013, Human Rights

  188. Redesign of the Current Protection Programs

    BR0083, 2013, Human Rights

  189. Padrón único y abierto de beneficiarios:

    MX0043, 2013, Marginalized Communities

  190. Combatting all forms of discrimination: Carry out activities defined in the signed Memorandum of Cooperation with the NGOs

    ME0047, 2012, Defending Journalists and Activists

  191. Combatting all forms of discrimination: Trainings for police officers for professional conduct with LGBT persons

    ME0048, 2012, Capacity Building

  192. Combatting all forms of discrimination: Trainings for police officers related to disabled persons

    ME0049, 2012, Capacity Building

  193. Combatting all forms of discrimination: Free-up public traffic areas used by disabled. Define procedures for control of passengers & vehicles

    ME0050, 2012, Human Rights

  194. Combatting all forms of discrimination: Adjust the Security Centre in accordance with disabled persons’ needs and appoint a contact person

    ME0051, 2012, Human Rights

  195. Gender and child aspects in government units budget

    JO0028, 2012, Gender

  196. Citizen self-services: Guidance and information on accessibility to digital solutions

    DK0012, 2012, E-Government

  197. Starred commitment Preparing a digital reform of the public welfare areas

    DK0026, 2012, E-Government

  198. Measures to promote gender equality and women’s full participation in civic life, the private sector, the public administration and political processes.

    NO0002, 2011, Gender

  199. Gender Equality – Participation in the Private Sector

    NO0003, 2011, Gender

  200. Increase Women's Representation in Local Government

    NO0004, 2011, Gender

  201. Gender Equality Program

    NO0005, 2011, Gender

  202. Gender Equality – Inclusion of Immigrant Women

    NO0006, 2011, Gender

  203. Gender Equality – Combat Gender Stereotypes

    NO0007, 2011, Gender

  204. Gender Equality – Youth Initiatives

    NO0008, 2011, Gender

  205. Gender Equality – Combat Domestic Violence

    NO0009, 2011, Gender


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