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Faces of Open Government: Valeria Torres

Meet Valeria Torres, Chief Public Management and Open Government Area at ILPES / ECLAC. Valeria has more than 20 years of experience in applied research and international processes related to sustainable development, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean. In…

Open Government Partnership – Philippines – November 2021

Addressing Harmful Information Online

Disinformation, online gender-based violence (GBV), and hate speech greatly impact online civic space and democratic processes. Governments should take steps to promote healthy and safe information ecosystems online while also protecting the exercise of online civic freedoms.

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Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Digital ID Systems

The right to seek and share information is a fundamental element of free expression and a core component of the freedom of association and assembly. When digital identification systems make it harder to seek information or increase the threat of surveillance and harassment, they impede these fundamental freedoms.

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Faces of Open Government: Sammy Obeng

In this month's Faces of Open Gov, Sammy Obeng sheds light on the collaborative work to implement Ghana's landmark Right to Information law and underscores the importance of open parliaments and the interconnectedness of the open government community in driving impactful reforms.

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Promoting Access to an Open and Free Internet

Access to an open and free internet is integral to individuals’ and organizations’ ability to exercise fundamental freedoms online, and to benefit from, and contribute to, digital open government initiatives.

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