Faces of Open Government – Nicolás Dassen

In this section of the OGP newsletter, we feature open government champions both from government and civil society, and ask them about their OGP experiences. Here is what they have to say: How does open government make a difference in…

OGP Publishes Letters to 11 Countries

A large group of OGP participating countries is entering its second National Action Plan cycle. The Independent Reporting Mechanism has published 43 reports into the first cycle and 27 countries have now published their second plan, with more expected in the…

OGP Extractive Countries: Four Ideas for a Better Action Plan

This post originally appeared on the Natural Resource Governance Institute website. Almost three years ago, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) was launched to provide an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable and responsive to citizens.…

OGP IRM Local Researchers Call

OGP IRM Local Researchers Call The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) of the Open Government Partnership  is seeking individuals to carry out research at the national level in 33 countries to assess government progress on implementation of OGP Action Plans.  Background The…

#OGP13 Country Commitments

Last week we published a headline list of commitments that countries made at the London OGP Summit. Some of these commitments are new open government reforms that will be part of OGP action plans being developed over the coming months,…