The OGP’s New Report is a Valuable Tool for Advocates

The OGP’s growth has been so rapid that it’s easy to forget that it launched only eight years ago. What started as a membership of eight countries in 2011 has blossomed into 79 countries and a number of local governments…

Advancing Thematic Priorities and Co-creation through the OGP Multi-Donor Trust Fund

We’re pleased to announce the results of the OGP Multi-Donor Trust Fund’s recently concluded calls for proposals on advancing thematic priorities and supporting participation and co-creation. First Awards to Advance Thematic Priorities Since OGP’s inception, we have seen the open government approach being applied…

A tax on the poor to benefit the rich: Corruption and Inequality

I often wondered what impact doing my job from a developing country instead of a developed one would have on my thinking about inequality. One area where I can see a big shift is my feelings about corruption and its…

Progress In Partnerships: The B Team & OGP Team Up to Fight Corruption

Originally appeared on the B-Team website. Recognising that cross-sector collaboration is key to realising commitments and measuring progress, The B Team and Open Government Partnership today unveiled a new partnership to support private sector efforts for increased transparency in business and governments worldwide. The…

Ukraine opened up its beneficial ownership data: why it matters and how your country can be next

On May 22, Ukraine signed up to become the first country to integrate its national central register of beneficial ownership with the OpenOwnership Register. This means that Ukraine’s beneficial ownership data will be automatically available on the OpenOwnership Register, which…