How well did OGP countries implement the commitments on fiscal transparency in their first Action Plans?

This post originally appeared on the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency blog and is the third in a short series that GIFT is running to provide ideas for countries preparing their next Action Plans. The first two blogs looked at…

OGP in the News – Week of June 27, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, as eight countries submitted their new National Action Plans, there was news coverage related to OGP on all continents. It was…

Parlamento abierto en las Américas: Actualizaciones de Asunción y Montevideo

Lo siguiente fue escrito por Natalia Albañil, Coordinadora del Programa de Transparencia Legislativa Regional, NDI Colombia. Fue publicado originalmente en openingparliament.org. En las últimas semanas se llevaron a cabo dos importantes eventos regionales en materia de Parlamento Abierto. El 25…

How open are budgets in OGP member countries and what are the trends?

This post is the second in a short series that GIFT will be running to provide ideas for the 51 member countries currently preparing their next Action Plans. The first post discussed the steps OGP countries should take in their…

The fight against corruption in Latin America requires greater ambition

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting comes at a tense political moment in the region. A variety of “scandals” – mostly linked to a lack of public ethics, accountability and/or to corruption – have occupied the news in recent…