What’s in the New National Action Plans? (Dec 2016)

What's in the New OGP National Action Plans? December 2016 The biennial development and implementation of NAPs is at the core of the OGP model. Since the start of 2015, 49 countries submitted new plans containing over 800 commitments. Given…

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,…

The Impact of Open Government: Assessing the Evidence

Open government has in recent years emerged as an area of intense activity and fervent hope for some of our largest societal aspirations. This paper asks the question, does open government work? That is to say, do open government interventions…

OGP en África: Compromisos notables

Want to read this blog in English? Están ocurriendo cosas importantes en los países africanos miembros de OGP. Sin embargo, en el reciente informe  de los “compromisos destacados de OGP” (las reformas más ambiciosas de OGP) no se incluyó ningún…

OGP Africa: Commitments to Watch

¿Quieres leer este blog en español? Big things are happening in African OGP countries. Yet, a recent report on OGP’s “starred commitments”--the most ambitious reforms in OGP-- did not feature any African commitments, showing the difficulty of implementation across the continent.…