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…

Towards Open Judiciary: “Achieving Open Justice through Citizen Participation and Transparency”

Open government initiatives have become a defining goal for public administrators around the world. However, progress is still necessary outside of the executive and legislative sectors. There is a need to know what openness in justice is, to explore its…

How the Department of Justice used data to hold Baltimore police accountable

This piece original appeared on the Sunlight Foundation blog.    Chart titled "Figure 4 – Misdemeanor Charges Per 1,000 Residents, 2010-2015" from the DOJ Investigation of the Baltimore City Police Department." The Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division investigation of…

OGP in the News – July 2016

¿Quieres leer este blog en español? In this round-up, we look back at press coverage of the Open Government Partnership for all of July, highlighting some of the main storylines from the month’s more-detailed news recaps (from the weeks of…

OGP en las noticias – Julio de 2016

Want to read this blog in English? Aquí presentamos una mirada retrospectiva a la cobertura de OGP en los medios en el mes de julio, resaltando algunas de las historias más importantes de las recapitulaciones más detalladas del mes (para…