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Working Hand in Hand to Aid Refugees

An innovative competition in Germany aids refugees by connecting citizens, government, and private enterprise.

Germany Finally has an Open Data Law

On July 13, 2017 Germany’s first Open Data law came into effect, finally enabling free access to government data. The Open Data law is part of the change of the German E-Government law, which we translated here. While it is…

First German National Action Plan for more Transparency and Open Government

Berlin 16.08.2017 - The German federal government adopted its first Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan (NAP) today. With the NAP, the federal government takes important steps to strengthen citizen participation. The 15 commitments in the NAP  will provide…

OGP in the News – Week of April 24, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox every Monday morning? Subscribe here. This week’s OGP coverage included stories on…

OGP in the News – Week of March 27, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox every Monday morning? Subscribe here. Between March 27th and 31st, OGP’s…