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Democracies Do Better in Pandemics, But Does Transparency Matter?

Before the global pandemic, political scientists, policy experts, and public health scholars told us, democracies do better in pandemics. So then, why did Belgium lead the news for a long time with the highest death rates anywhere in the world?


How Can We Get EU Recovery Right?

OGP is convening an online conversation on the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility. The conversation will bring together representatives from the European Commission, national governments and expert civil society to discuss how - and why it is so important - to ensure openness of recovery spending.


How Open Government Helps Countries Withstand COVID-19

COVID-19 disrupted the globe in unprecedented ways, forcing people and organizations in all corners of the world to adjust to a new reality. OGP was no exception.

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Getting Recovery Right: Open Governance for EU Recovery Spending

Join OGP, representatives from EU institutions and member states, European and national civil society, media, think tanks, and academia on November 23 to discuss why and how to embed open government values into the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) and national spending plans.


Faces of Open Government: Ines Pousadela

Ines Pousadela is a researcher for OGP’s Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) and is a Senior Research Specialist at CIVICUS.