The collaborative wikification of public service procedures

“Using low cost open technologies to achieve high impact.” This motto has been inspiring the work of my organisation, GFOSS – the Open Technologies Alliance in Greece. Our view on Open Government derives from the need to have access to…

Achieving Development through Public Administration Openness Reforms

Achieving Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals through Open Government Methods Open Governance as a public policy is based on the integration of the principles of transparency, access to information and the effective participation of citizens in the State’s operating…

OGP in the News – Week of November 14, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Current President of the United States, Barack Obama, mentioned OGP in remarks delivered at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece,…

Remarks by President Obama at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece

From Newsroom America Feeds at 16 Nov 12:02 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Athens, Greece2:03 P.M. EET PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you very much. Please, please have a seat. Thank you. (Applause.) AUDIENCE MEMBER:…

Open Government and Democracy: Improving the reliability of the political system

The importance of Open Government Open Governance as a public policy is based on the integration of the principles of transparency, access to information and the effective participation of citizens in the State’s operating procedures. Expanding openness policies and civic participation involves creating infrastructures…