6 Lessons on Sustainable Development from the July High-Level Political Forum

    This piece originally appeared on the World Resources Institute blog. Nearly a year ago at the United Nations, world leaders endorsed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at putting the world economy on a sustainable track. In July,…

How open are budgets in OGP member countries and what are the trends?

This post is the second in a short series that GIFT will be running to provide ideas for the 51 member countries currently preparing their next Action Plans. The first post discussed the steps OGP countries should take in their…

PRESS RELEASE: Breakthroughs on open government at UK Anti-Corruption Summit

OGP recognized by global leaders for its value in advancing anti-corruption reform OGP highlights from the Summit: Strong endorsement for Open Government Partnership (OGP) in the Anti-Corruption Summit Communique, signed by 40 attending governments, including role of civil society and…

Nordic Countries Meeting in Berlin Exchanging Experiences

In October 2014 OGP-executive officers from the public administration in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden met in Berlin. The main purpose was to discuss and exchange experiences about OGP Actions Plans. In addition we wanted to learn more about the…

OGP Annual Report 2014

In 2014, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) grew to 65 countries that collectively have developed more than 2,000 policy initiatives to make their governments more open, transparent and responsive to citizens. This was a critical year for many OGP countries…