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Kaduna State, Nigeria Design Report 2018-2020

Kaduna State's first action plan represents an admirable step towards open government reform. Now familiar with OGP, Kaduna State should formalize the State Steering Committee to ensure sustainable and well-documented OGP processes. In turn, the Steering Committee should increase commitments'…

Sierra Leone Design Report 2019-2021

Sierra Leone’s third action plan continues commitments in access to justice, addressing gender-based violence, access to information, and records and archives management. The plan offers new commitments on tax, beneficial ownership transparency, and open parliament. The reorganization and reinvigoration of…

Seychelles Design Report 2019-2021 – For Public Comment

In 2020, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) published the design report for Seychelles' first action plan. The report covers the action plan development process and the design of commitments. In Seychelles, the IRM researcher Linda Oduor-Noah, findings are summarized below:…

Italy Design Report 2019-2021

Italy’s fourth action plan includes commitments on relevant national challenges like beneficial ownership transparency and lobbying regulation. It also builds on previous commitments on open data, and introduces measures to enhance civic participation and a culture of open government. Commitments…

Latvia Design Report 2019-2021

Latvia’s 2019-2021 action plan addresses relevant national issues on open data, public procurement transparency, and participation in local government. The co-creation process introduced a new multistakeholder forum and civil society and government officials collaborated closely on the development of commitments.…

Australia Design Report 2018-2020

Australia’s second OGP action plan builds on themes and policy areas from the first action plan. The eight commitments include efforts to improve access to information and civic participation, and also increase opportunities for state and territory governments to participate…

Nordics Map

IRM Regional Snapshot: Nordics

The Nordics enjoy high public trust and continue to perform well on open government issues like anti-corruption and transparency. Despite this high baseline, Nordic OGP action plans could benefit from focusing on commitments on lobbying transparency, public procurement and political financing.

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