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Tools and Guidance

OGP Process: Government Self-Assessment

Participating governments must produce an End-of-term Self-Assessment Report. The report should focus on the final results of reforms completed in the action plan, consultation during implementation, and lessons learned. The development of the End-of-term Self-Assessment Report should follow guidance established…

OGP Branding Guide (March 2018)

What is a brand? A brand is the impression that partners, funders, beneficiaries, and related groups have of the organization. It’s the way people think, feel, and respond when they hear Open Government Partnership or OGP. A well-defined brand helps…

Parliaments as Partners for Open Government Reform

Parliaments can be formidable champions of the principles and values of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and pivotal partners in advancing the open government agenda. This note outlines where OGP has successfully partnered with parliaments to date and how such…

Parliamentary Engagement Policy Guidance (2017)

Legislative Openness has been on the Open Government Partnership (OGP) agenda since the early days. The Legislative Openness Working Group (the Working Group) - led by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Congress of Chile - was formally launched…

Paris Declaration

The fourth global OGP Summit will take place in Paris, December 7th - 9th. The outcome statement of the event is provisionally titled: “Paris Declaration for Open Government Partnership: Collective actions for the renewal of our democracies”. The Government of…

IRM Conflict of Interest Policy (2017)

Updated 2017 The IRM recognizes that an essential aspect of its credibility is its independence, both substantive and perceived. Review circumstances The IRM staff and IEP review conflicts of interest in four instances: During hiring: During the process of hiring…