Asia Pacific

De Bali a Yakarta: La evolución de OGP en la región Asia-Pacífico

From Bali to Jakarta: The evolution of OGP in Asia Pacific >>    Han pasado tres años y medio desde que la comunidad de gobierno abierto se reunió en Bali en la reunión regional de Asia Pacífico de 2014. Entonces como hoy, hicieron un llamado a lograr una mayor aplicación de los valores de gobierno abierto en la región. En un comunicado conjunto, la sociedad civil pidió lo siguiente:   Una agenda post-2030 y objetivos que integren principios de la buena...

From Bali to Jakarta: The evolution of OGP in Asia Pacific

De Bali a Yakarta: La evolución de OGP en la región Asia-Pacífico >> It’s been three and a half years since the open government community convened in Bali at the 2014 OGP Asia Pacific Regional Meeting. Our generous hosts then, and today, called for the wider application of open government values in the region.  And the joint civil society communique agreed at the meeting asked for three things: A post-2030 agenda and goals that incorporate good governance from the very...

Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum Opens in Jakarta

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - December 13, 2017 - The Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum on Open Government opens tomorrow in Jakarta, hosted by the Government of Indonesia. The event will host over 200 senior political leaders, ministers, local government leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and development partners to discuss pressing challenges in the region and potential open government solutions. The leaders attending the forum will discuss how the region can move forward in an inclusive...

Advancing collective action on beneficial ownership - OGP and EITI

    When a country first joins OGP, and we speak with civil society and government for the first time, they are often surprised when they hear how many governments have included EITI commitments in their OGP action plans. Countries like Colombia and Ukraine have made commitments to join EITI, and others, like Liberia, Nigeria, Mongolia, Philippines, have made a range of national resource and beneficial ownership commitments in line with EITI requirements with support...

Asia Pacific Leaders Forum 2017

When & where14 December 2017Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, IndonesiaAbout the eventHosted by the Government of Indonesia, the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (APLF2017) is expected to bring together over 200 heads of state, ministers, local government leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and development partners to share experiences and best practices on ways to advance open government in the Asia Pacific.APFL2017 will touch upon some of the most pressing challenges in...

Advancing OGP in Asia Pacific

Even as the membership base of the Open Government Partnership continues to grow year on year, with 65 countries having joined since its inception in 2011, Asia Pacific as a region continues to remain underrepresented. For a region with more than 60% of the world’s population, increasing membership and ensuring that the OGP platform delivers on its reform potential in member countries is in many ways fundamental to success of the initiative overall. Meeting these objectives will need concerted...