OGP in the News – Week of February 6, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, media coverage of OGP poured in from around the world with top stories spotlighting open government concerns in Azerbaijan, #OGP16 civic…

Open Government Partnership means being pro-civil society

Seven countries voted against the civil society space resolution at the recent session of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council. These countries are China, Congo, Cuba, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa and Venezuela. The nine countries that abstained are Bolivia, Burundi,…

Open Government Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue

*Embargoed until 20 July, 12:00 pm Philippine Standard Time* MANILA, PHILIPPINES - 20 JULY 2016 - The 2016 Open Government Partnership (OGP) Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue will be hosted by the Asian Development Bank on July 21st and 22nd at their…

OGP in the News – Week of July 11, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, as OGP continued to receive National Action Plans from around the world, numerous OGP news items discussed the reception of the…

From Mechanism to Movement: An OGP Call to Collective Action

Speech by Sanjay Pradhan at the OGP Americas Meeting, Uruguay 1 June 2016 Thank you, Uruguayan government and civil society, for hosting this wonderful conference and for welcoming us so warmly on this cold morning. It is an extraordinary pleasure for…