OGP Policy Area Fact Sheets

Explore global progress and member-level examples of open government work in each of the selected policy areas.


Time to Focus: 10 Years of IRM Recommendations

After 10 years, the IRM is adapting the target and timing of recommendations. Let’s look at how IRM recommendations have evolved over time, what to expect from...

UK – Beneficial Ownership Transparency – Credit – OGP

Shining a Light on the Dark Work of Shadow Companies

The UK leads the way with a pioneering beneficial ownership register, in an effort to stem corruption and strengthen measures against money laundering and tax evasion.

Kenya_Kenya Seeks to Tackle its Financial Secrecy Problem

Kenya Seeks to Tackle its Financial Secrecy Problem

To change a longtime problem of secrecy between businesses and the public in Kenya, the government created a registry of businesses to create open records of transactions.

Armenia – OpenStories

Transparency Leaves Nowhere For Corruption to Hide

By creating a beneficial ownership register, which makes information on company owners more accessible and transparent to the public, Armenia makes serious advances in its efforts to eradicate political and corporate corruption.