Faces of Open Government – Veronica Cretu

What got you personally involved in open government? What in your background inspired you to work in this field?   I guess there is no one single answer to this, rather, there are different experiences, stories, hopes and dreams that…

How well did OGP countries implement the commitments on fiscal transparency in their first Action Plans?

This post originally appeared on the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency blog and is the third in a short series that GIFT is running to provide ideas for countries preparing their next Action Plans. The first two blogs looked at…

Open Letter to World Bank President on Disbandment of ATI Unit

We, the undersigned organisations and campaigners working on freedom of information issues, are concerned by news that the World Bank has significantly downgraded its capacity to pursue a global right to information agenda at a time when the World Bank’s…

Introducing the OGP Explorer

Today OGP is launching a new tool, the OGP Explorer. The core idea behind the OGP Explorer is to give the OGP community - civil society, academics, governments, journalists - easy access to the wealth of data that OGP has…

OGP Annual Report 2014

In 2014, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) grew to 65 countries that collectively have developed more than 2,000 policy initiatives to make their governments more open, transparent and responsive to citizens. This was a critical year for many OGP countries…