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How Can Extractive Sector Laws and Policies Contribute to Gender Equality?

What do governments and international organizations mean when they say that they aim to advance gender equity in the context of natural resource governance? 

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“Following the Money” During a Pandemic is Tough but OGP Could be the Game-Changer

Since the return to democracy in 1999, nothing exposed Nigeria’s negligence, unpreparedness and unwillingness to deliver quality healthcare more than COVID-19. During the military dictatorship, Nigeria had earned notorious labels as irredeemably corrupt, and hopeless by the international community. So,…

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An Open Government Approach to Facing the Pandemic in Latin America: What We Heard

As part of the regional discussions around the Open Response + Open Recovery, the Latin American community got together a month ago, convinced that the solutions to the pandemic must rely on openness, and exploring ways to better articulate our…

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Ready to Act: Open Gov, Service Delivery & COVID-19

COVID-19 shocked our lives. More than 7 million people worldwide have tested positive for the virus, with frontline workers, health systems, and vulnerable populations suffering the most. COVID is disrupting our working routines and changing our plans and strategic priorities.…

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Open Algorithms: Experiences from France, the Netherlands and New Zealand

Algorithms - analytical systems that process data and supplement or replace decision-making previously undertaken by people - have become an essential way for governments to improve delivery of public services and implementation of policy. More and more, governments are using…

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How Open Educational Resources can Help OGP Initiatives

Currently we face both a swell of support for open educational resources (OER) and devastating upheaval of our traditional education systems...

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An Open Government Antidote to COVID-19

The spread of Covid-19 has closed much of the world, and the strain on healthcare and other essential workers is unprecedented. For the most vulnerable, lockdowns impose extreme hardships. It will take the collective action of citizens, civil society and governments to respond and recover from this pandemic. But in order to be fair and effective, that response and recovery must be open and inclusive.

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How Legislative Footprints and Lobby Registers Can Rebuild Trust

As global distrust in democracies grows, we believe intransparent legislative structures are a big factor. When lobbyists influence laws, it can create feelings of injustice and distrust within a society. Yet, lobbying, or the articulation of and advocacy for various interests, is essential for democracies. So, what does a fair and transparent lobbying system that enhances trust for political procedures look like?

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