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Point of Contact Manual (2017)

Revised: OGP Handbook - Rules and Guidance for Participants (2019) » In the four years since the launch of the Open Government Partnership, reformers around the world have been using their OGP participation to make change happen. Over 2500 individual open…

The OGP Toolbox

The OGP Toolbox is a collaborative platform that gathers digital tools developed and used throughout the world by organizations to improve democracy and promote transparency, participation and collaboration. The OGP Toolbox is designed as a social network: concrete use cases,…

Anti-Corruption Commitments in the OGP

By Andy McDevitt and Jose Marin, TI Research and Knowledge Department When governments sign up to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) they adopt the Open Government Declaration, which includes the commitment to “hav[e] robust anti­corruption policies, mechanisms and practices, ensuring…

OGP Process: Develop an Action Plan

National Action Plans OGP participating countries will co-create a National Action Plan (NAP) with civil society. NAPs are at the core of a country’s participation in OGP. They are the product of a co-creation and participatory process in which government and…

Issue Brief: Disclosing contracts in the natural resource sector

Contract disclosure helps address the severe trust deficit in the natural resource sector, and cultivates an atmosphere of cooperation among those deeply invested in the success of, and are greatly impacted by, extractives operations: governments, companies, and communities. Disclosure helps…

OGP Process: Create a Multistakeholder Forum

The participation of both civil society and government is essential to the success of the Open Government Partnership. Their collaboration is vital at the international level and within each participating country.  That is why OGP participants commit to developing their…

Regional Civil Society Networks

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Toolkit for Advancing Legislative Openness

This guide aims to enrich the efforts of parliaments and their civil society counterparts to engage in collaborative processes aimed at developing and implementing openness commitments. The first section focuses on the development of openness action plans and the variety…

Issue Brief: Making Climate Commitments in OGP

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. Th​e Paris Agreement (link is external) adopted in December 2015 provides a framework for multilateral cooperation…