Homeless Citizens Shaping Public Services in Austin, U.S.

Learn how the City of Austin, U.S. is working with people experiencing homelessness to ensure that public services like storage, health, and job placement respond to the needs of those who need them most.

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Seize the Moment: How to Revive the US OGP Process with the New Biden Administration

Join us May 21 for this special launch of a new report that outlines how to get there: Seize the Moment: A Revived US Open Government Partnership Process with the new Biden Administration.

President Joe Biden Swearing in with Jill Biden

Democracy Beyond the Ballot Box: The Biden Imperative

The nation and the world breathed a giant sigh of relief as Joe Biden assumed the Presidency declaring “Democracy has prevailed.” Despite months of disinformation, culminating in the dangerous attempted coup, America weathered attacks on its most sacred foundation: the ballot box. 


Trump’s Pardons and Putin’s Palace Show Why Biden Must Tackle Corruption at Home and Abroad

To save democracy at home, and build a stronger global coalition of democractic allies, the financing for authoritarianism must be made ever harder. Only a strong, diverse coalition of countries and civil society champions, with renewed US engagement, can achieve that goal.

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Renewing Democracy in 2021

For 14 consecutive years, civil and political liberties have declined globally and 2020 was no exception. Authoritarian leaders have been on the rise and civic space has been closing, with the COVID-19 pandemic sadly fuelling further opportunistic attacks on civil…