Outcome Statement of the OGP High-Level Event: Citizen Action, Government Responsiveness

September 24, 2014 New York  Today the Open Government Partnership celebrated its three-year anniversary. Since its launch in 2011, OGP has grown from eight to 65 participating countries, and from a handful of founding civil society leaders to hundreds of…

Trece nuevos planes de acción están disponibles en el portal de OGP

Durante los últimos seis meses, la mayoría de los países que ingresaron a la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto en abril de 2012 y en el 2014 han trabajado duro para desarrollar compromisos ambiciosos que fomenten el acceso a la…

Thirteen new national action plans are available on the OGP website

During the last six months, most of the countries that joined the Open Government Partnership in April 2012 and in 2014 have been working hard to develop ambitious commitments to foster access to information, civic participation and accountability. To draft…

European Parliament votes to increase transparency of decision-making

EPPlenaryvote.jpg This article originally appeared on Access Info Europe and has been republished with permission from the author.  Access Info Europe has welcomed the decision[1] by the European Parliament to bring greater transparency to its decision making by recording and publishing…

Civil society leaders: ‘transparency should be about benefits, not sanctions’

This article originally appeared on the Guardian Public Leaders Network: Open Government London 2013 Speaking at the Open Government Partnership summit, delegates say more open governments should lead by example. Heads of civil society organisations have said encouraging openness in…