OGP in the News – Week of February 13, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. We’ve got stories out of Italy and Malaysia, but this week’s OGP media coverage was strongest in Africa and in Nigeria, in particular.…

Robust Civil Society Sharpens Natural Resource Governance

      Thousands are gathered in Paris this week for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit. The meeting takes place as alarming trends impact the transparency movement, threatening progress and underscoring the need for action.   We are…

Tunisia EITI Commitment Big Step on Long Path To Improved Governance

This post originally appeared on the Natural Resource Governance Institute blog. For years, Tunisia’s extractives sector was viewed with skepticism. Information on reserves, the rights allocation, resource revenues and their management was particularly scarce. But during the last two years,…

Tunisians Can Now Access Hydrocarbon Contracts in Open Data Format

This post originally appeared on the Natural Resource Governance Institute's blog. The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank, in partnership with Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies, are implementing…

OGP in the News – Week of October 10, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week OGP was included in a range of news subjects, from advances in civic tech in France to fracking in Mexico and…