OGP in the News – Week of July 4, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, a diverse array of open government articles surfaced across Europe. Following the “Brexit” vote of June 23, a significant piece came…

“The Greatest Time of my Life”: Winning the Open Government Awards 2014

Denmark won the The Open Goverment Awards 2014, and winning the awards gave me one of the greatest moments of my life. To stand in The United Nations Building in New York, to be spoken to and given the award by the Danish…

Nordic Countries Meeting in Berlin Exchanging Experiences

In October 2014 OGP-executive officers from the public administration in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden met in Berlin. The main purpose was to discuss and exchange experiences about OGP Actions Plans. In addition we wanted to learn more about the…

OGP Annual Report 2014

In 2014, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) grew to 65 countries that collectively have developed more than 2,000 policy initiatives to make their governments more open, transparent and responsive to citizens. This was a critical year for many OGP countries…

A New OGP Calendar: What Countries Need To Do and When

Last week the Support Unit released the Open Government Partnership activity calendars for all participating countries. The calendars clearly present dates and deadlines for key activities in the OGP process, such as National Action Plan (NAP) drafting, implementation, and assessment.…