Open Government Foundations: Right to Information


Open Gov Guide

The Open Gov Guide is the go-to resource for officials, civil society representatives, and other actors looking for recommendations, examples, and resources on open government.


What’s in the 2022 Local Action Plans

Introduction The Open Government Partnership (OGP) provides an opportunity for government and civil society reformers to make governments more transparent, inclusive, participatory, and accountable. Working together, government and civil society co-create action plans with concrete commitments across a variety of…

Zombie portal

Six Questions to Protect Your Transparency Portal from “Zombie” Status

Have you ever searched an online government transparency portal only to find that the vital information you hoped to find is not there or that the portal itself has disappeared? If so, you’re not alone. Over the last decade, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) has reviewed countless commitments that promise to deliver a transparency portal as the antidote to a wide range of governance challenges.

Voices of Open Gov – Podcast Banners for Web – Aruna

From Civil Servant to Global Advocate

In this episode, Aruna Roy tells us how she contributed to passing the Right to Information Act in India and why her fight isn't over.