Faces of Open Government: Anthony K.K. Sam

Anthony K.K. Sam is the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly. How did you decide to join government and work in public service? Tell us a little bit about your path to becoming Major of Sekondi-Takoradi. I have…

OGP in the News – Week of February 6, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, media coverage of OGP poured in from around the world with top stories spotlighting open government concerns in Azerbaijan, #OGP16 civic…

OGP in the News – Week of January 16, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. News coverage of OGP continued to span the globe with this week’s top hits coming out of Ghana, Nigeria, Honduras, Chile, Colombia, France,…

Four Champions of Open Government: Celebrating Our OGP Subnational Pilot Partners

Originally posted on the Reboot blog. Over the past two months, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know leaders of subnational open government in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana and Jalisco, Mexico. Their passion for what they do—whether pioneering new ways of…

Launch event kicks off week of legislative openness activities

In celebration of the third annual Global Legislative Openness Week, the OpenGov Foundation, Sunlight Foundation, National Democratic Institute and other partner organizations will convene a two-part panel discussion to explore the importance of open legislatures, discuss legislative openness initiatives around…