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Open Response + Open Recovery: Conversations with Asia-Pacific’s Open Gov Community

On July 7, over 100 open government reformers across the Asia-Pacific region convened for the conversation “Open Response + Open Recovery: Inclusive Participation and Civic Space in Times of Crisis”. The discussion focused on how reformers in the region are working to maintain inclusive civic participation and protect and expand civic space during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is what we heard.

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Ready to Act: Open Gov, Service Delivery & COVID-19

COVID-19 shocked our lives. More than 7 million people worldwide have tested positive for the virus, with frontline workers, health systems, and vulnerable populations suffering the most. COVID is disrupting our working routines and changing our plans and strategic priorities.…

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Open Response + Open Recovery: Inclusive Participation and Civic Space in Times of Crisis

Open government reformers from the Asia-Pacific region discuss how to maintain inclusive civic participation and hold and expand civic space during the COVID-19 crisis. Watch the recording...

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Securing human dignity through the lens of open governance

It has been exactly one year since I had the incredible honour of speaking at the opening of the 5th Global Summit of the Open Government Partnership in Tbilisi, Georgia. What made the occasion special for me, being South African,…

¿Para qué tomarse la molestia? La motivación de la retroalimentación ciudadana

Cuando establecemos mecanismos para solicitar retroalimentación ciudadana, solemos operar bajo el supuesto que los ciudadanos (una gran diversidad ciudadanos, tanto los que tienen poder como los que no) efectivamente estarán dispuestos a ofrecer su retroalimentación. Como ciudadano, ¿para qué tomarse…