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,…

Countries and OGP Partners Detail Their Pledge to Support Peers

A significant benefit to joining OGP is being connected with a network of allies with valuable experiences in working toward a common objective of a more open government. In advance of the OGP High-Level Event at the United Nations on…

Outcome Statement of the OGP High-Level Event: Citizen Action, Government Responsiveness

September 24, 2014 New York  Today the Open Government Partnership celebrated its three-year anniversary. Since its launch in 2011, OGP has grown from eight to 65 participating countries, and from a handful of founding civil society leaders to hundreds of…