Two Graphs Show the Opportunity of Open Climate Data for Climate Action

The future of the Paris Agreement remains unclear. President Donald Trump promised to announce a “big decision” on the accord within the next two weeks. Journalists report that his advisors are fiercely divided on the issue, arguing either to withdraw…

Statement by HE Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on the Five Years OGP Celebration

Salutations: Hearty congratulations to the Open Government Partners on the celebration of five years of hard work and unwavering commitment to the promotion of accountability and transparency. Well done to the OGP for the five successful years of relentless campaign…

The Open Government Partnership and socio-economic development: A perspective from African countries

One of the enduring challenges faced by the African continent in lifting millions out of poverty is this: how do you ensure that Africa’s natural endowments are used to benefit Africans directly? It is the conundrum of all time that a…

Remarks by President Barack Obama at the White House Summit on Global Development

President Obama Delivers Remarks at White House Development Day Video of President Obama Delivers Remarks at White House Development Day Ronald Reagan Building Washington, D.C. 3:35 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you!  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Everybody, please…

Open Letter to World Bank President on Disbandment of ATI Unit

We, the undersigned organisations and campaigners working on freedom of information issues, are concerned by news that the World Bank has significantly downgraded its capacity to pursue a global right to information agenda at a time when the World Bank’s…