Truly open government means handing over power – 1.8 billion young people are ready to take it

Truly open, accountable governance cannot be advanced from the top down. Nor can it come about without the leadership of half the world’s population - young people. That’s why I’m excited to see a strong focus on youth in the…

Empowering youth through open government commitments

There are 1.8 billion young people in the world, and it is the fastest growing age group on the planet. Although dynamic, youth is often deprived access to decision-makers, especially in developing countries. Through open government, young activists attempt to…

Ampliando la Familia de #GobAbierto: ¡Nuevos miembros de OGP Local!

Salud reproductiva en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mujeres liderando procesos de colecta de datos en Bojonegoro, Indonesia. Luchando contra la desigualdad en Austin, Texas. Gastos y calidad del servicio de agua en Kigoma, Tanzania. Reformas de cabildeo en Madrid, España.  …

Growing the Family of #OpenGov: Introducing the New OGP Local Participants!

      Reproductive health in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Women-led data collection in Bojonegoro, Indonesia.   Inequality in Austin, Texas.   Water service expenses and quality in Kigoma, Tanzania.   Lobbying reforms in Madrid, Spain.     These are…

La palabra de moda “cocreación”: reflexiones del taller de gobierno abierto para los servicios públicos de Manila

Tengo un amigo que odia las palabras de moda que se crean en la comunidad del desarrollo. Desde que Andrea Cornwall y sus colegas publicaron “Deconstructing Development Discourse: Buzzwords and Fuzzwords” (Desconstrucción del discurso del desarrollo: las palabras de moda)…