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.…

Invitation to comment on Progress Reports for Costa Rica, Finland, Ghana, Indonesia, Liberia and Panama

¿Quieres leer este blog en español?   The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is a key means by which government, civil society, and the private sector can monitor the advances that have taken place in the framework of the Open Government…

2014 OGP Eligibility Criteria

The OGP Eligibility Criteria update for 2014 has now been released. Many countries saw their scores change over the last year. Some adjustments in scores were a result of greater availability of data from the independent sources for the scoring,…