A Post-Covid-19 Social Compact Rooted in Openness and Citizen Engagement

The European Commission has been instrumental in the swift European response to the pandemic, playing a critical role in flattening the curve. The bigger challenge is ahead.


How Legislative Footprints and Lobby Registers Can Rebuild Trust

As global distrust in democracies grows, we believe intransparent legislative structures are a big factor. When lobbyists influence laws, it can create feelings of injustice and distrust within a society. Yet, lobbying, or the articulation of and advocacy for various interests, is essential for democracies. So, what does a fair and transparent lobbying system that enhances trust for political procedures look like?

Grasping Opportunities in Kenya: Using OGP to Improve the Operating Environment of CSOs

In early December 2018, the government of Kenya submitted its third national action plan (NAP 3) covering the years 2018-2020 to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) highlighting the priority areas it seeks to improve and ensure better transparency, accountability, and…

A Spotlight on Results: Two New Publications Highlight Bold Reforms in OGP

With nearly 50 OGP members developing new action plans in 2019, we want to introduce new editions of our flagship publications to kick off the new year. These new reports highlight some of the biggest and boldest commitments among the…

Building a Peaceful and Safer World through Collective Action in the Fight against Corruption

by Sanjay Pradhan, Ulla Tørnæs, Delia Ferreira, Mari Kiviniemi (Joint blog post by Government of Denmark, Transparency International, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and OGP) Over the last year, political rights and civil liberties around the world have experienced a…