Access to Information

OGP in the News - Week of March 12, 2018

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. This week’s global OGP media coverage followed conversations about anti-corruption measures in Mexico, the next #ArgentinaAbierta forum, the history of open government in Indonesian regency Bojonegoro, and more.    Describing the “devastating” effect of corruption on countries’ economic and social landscape,...

OGP in the News - Week of February 12, 2018

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. In true OGP fashion, this week’s global OGP coverage covered a wide array of themes, from public-private partnerships in the Americas, to transparency wins in Ghana’s oil and gas sector, to Morocco’s new OGP eligibility status. How can businesses partner with governments to promote open government? In a piece for El País,...

OGP in the News - Week of January 1, 2018

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. The end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 saw OGP news out of Nigeria, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and even non-OGP participant Morocco.   2017 closed on a somewhat less than festive note in Nigeria, where the holiday season was marked by a massive petrol shortage. Extrapolating on inequality within Nigeria’s oil sector,...

OGP in the News - Week of August 7, 2017

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. This week’s OGP coverage explored both OGP successes in Indonesia and Uruguay, as well as the challenges of implementing OGP reforms in Mexico and Tanzania. Mexico’s government portal, gob.mx (the government’s one-stop shop of federal data, visited by 1-1.5 million people every day), was hacked for 45 minutes in June of last...

Engaging with Access to Information: the 2015 Work Plan of the OGP ATI Working Group

Speakers Laura Neuman, Director of Global Access to Information Program, The Carter Center María José Montiel, Director of Open Government Department, Federal Institute for Access to Public Information and Data Protection, Mexico (IFAI) Description Faced with the growing demand for quality, useful and reliable information, as well as the urgent need to improve public confidence in public institutions, the Access to Information Working Group (ATI WG) was created in 2013. The main objectives of...

Red de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información (RTA)

Speakers Adrián Alcalá,  Coordinador de Asuntos Internacionales de Acceso, IFAI, Presidencia RTA Maria José Méndez, Jefa de Planificación y Calidad, Consejo para la Transparencia de Chile, Secretaría Ejecutiva de la RTA Gloria de la Fuente, Directora del Programa Calidad de la Política de la Fundación Chile 21 (desde 2010) y consultora internacional en transparencia y acceso a la información para la RTA y Eurosocial   Description La Red de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información (RTA) es una...

Uso de plataformas electrónicas de tramitación de solicitudes de información en América Latina

Speakers Silvana Fumega, Candidata a Doctorado, Universidad de Tasmania, Australia Eduardo González Yáñez, Director de Operaciones y Sistemas, Consejo para la Transparencia de Chile Doris Imelda Madrid Zerón, Comisionada Presidenta, Instituto de Acceso la Información Pública de Honduras Description En las últimas dos décadas, el desarrollo de las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (TICs) ha modificado la forma en que las personas acceden e interactúan con la información que los...

Webinar: Introducing the Access to Information Working Group

  Speakers Juan Pablo Guerrero Amparán (Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Public Information and Data Protection) Laura Neuman (The Carter Center) Description As governments continue to implement their OGP Action Plans and develop new commitments, the OGP is piloting a number of working groups to deepen engagement and learning opportunities in key open government areas. Given the importance of access to information as a core value of open government, an OGP Access to Information...

Webinar: Introducing the Access to Information Working Group

  Speakers Juan Pablo Guerrero Amparán, Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Public Information and Data Protection Laura Neuman, The Carter Center   Description As governments continue to implement their OGP Action Plans and develop new commitments, the OGP is piloting a number of working groups to deepen engagement and learning opportunities in key open government areas. Given the importance of access to information as a core value of open government, an OGP Access to Information...

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