Five reasons to have an OGP Week

From November 6th - 11th, the Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Government for the Development of Civil Society (the Office of the Plenipotentiary) as the national authority responsible for coordinating OGP initiatives in Slovakia, hosted the second Open Government…

OGP in the News – Week of February 27, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Next to coverage of Open Data Day, this week’s OGP news came overwhelmingly from Eastern Europe. On March 4, over 250 events took…

P is for Partnership: U.S. Embassies Partner with Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Macedonia to Push OGP Forward

P is for Partnership, and that is the mantra that U.S. Embassies in Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Slovakia have adopted with our OGP counterparts.  In June 2015, we organized a ten day International Visitor on Demand visit to the United…

How open are budgets in OGP member countries and what are the trends?

This post is the second in a short series that GIFT will be running to provide ideas for the 51 member countries currently preparing their next Action Plans. The first post discussed the steps OGP countries should take in their…

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…