Community paralegals conduct outreach in the Mamusa community.

Featured Commitment: Expanding Community-Based Justice Services

Read about Sierra Leone's commitment to develop a national access to justice policy and a directorate for community-based justice services. This commitment is featured in the "What's in the 2019 Action Plans" publication.


Further, Farther, Faster

On this International Women’s Day, we’re reflecting on what OGP has learned over the past year and where we hope to take inclusive open government in 2020.

16 Days Throwback

Advocacy to Action: OGP Supports “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”

On November 25, 1960, the bodies of three sisters, Patria, Minerva, and María Teresa Mirabal Reyes were found at the bottom of a cliff in the Dominican Republic. Murdered for their outspoken advocacy, the sisters and their driver had been…

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…

Faces of Open Government – Fredline M’Cormack-Hale

How did you get involved in working in the transparency and accountability field? Was there a driving force behind your interest? I am originally from Sierra Leone, and as you know, this is a country that has been through a…