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La lucha contra la corrupción: Preguntas comunes, retos emergentes

English Version » La corrupción siempre ha representado un reto. Gracias al trabajo de muchos líderes y reformadores que se han enfocado en la lucha contra la corrupción, hemos logrado avances significativos y establecido nuevas normas globales. Cada vez que surge un nuevo escándalo de lavado de dinero, confirmamos que tenemos que seguir trabajando en el tema. La corrupción es un reto de complejidad global que requiere de acciones colectivas y trasnacionales. Sabemos que los retos emergentes...

Tackling corruption: familiar questions, emerging challenges

Versión en español » Corruption has always been a force to contend with. The work done by anti-corruption champions and reformers has made significant progress over time and created new global norms. Yet much remains to be done. Every time a new laundromat scandal emerges, our choice to continue work is reaffirmed. Corruption is a challenge of global complexity that needs transnational collective action. And it’s only getting more complex as new challenges emerge.  ...

OGP in the News - Week of February 5, 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. While OGP made news around the world, this week’s coverage was particularly strong in Europe following the European Leaders’ Forum on Open Government, and in the Asia-Pacific. “The theme of open government is not new,” said Chief Executive Officer of ItaliaCamp, Fabrizio Sammarco, in a blog for Italy’s L’Huffington Post....

OGP in the News - Week of September 4, 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. While most of this week’s OGP media coverage came out of the Americas, OGP also made news in Nigeria, South Korea, and even in non-OGP country Nepal. In an opinion piece for La Nacion, Executive Director of the Legislative Directory Foundation and OGP Steering Committee member, María Baron, called for greater transparency and...

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...

Promoting Paris in Zagreb

OGP Steering Committee members Sandra Pernar (Croatian government) and Helen Darbishire (Access Info Europe), were in action last week (10-12 July 2017) meeting with government officials in four ministries, as well as independent agencies, and civil society to promote strong action plan commitments and signature of the collective actions in the Paris Declaration. Here they give a flavour of the meetings. “It’s really hard to have put a lot of effort into publishing a citizens’ budget and...

Introducing the OGP Anti-corruption Working Group

On the eve of ICIJ’s next significant release of the Panama Papers, focused on the damage wrought by secrecy jurisdictions, and a major, G20-style anti-corruption summit in London, it seems logical to expect ambitious government agreements that will open up shady places and practices. For one, such agreements will help stop corruption, which is one of the main objectives of the Open Government Partnership. To further this goal, OGP has recently set up a new Anti-corruption Working Group. To...

Open letter to PM from UK civil society organisations

Rt Hon David Cameron MP 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Cc: The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP (Deputy Prime Minister), Rt Hon Francis Maude MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office), Nick Hurd MP (Minister for Civil Society) 8 October 2013 Dear Prime Minister, The end of October is a critical moment for open government in the UK and beyond. The UK will publish its second open government National Action Plan, host the Open Government Partnership Annual Summit, and hand over the baton of chairing the...

Bring on the oranges – what is there to play for in the second half of the UK’s G8 Presidency?

After the photo opportunities, early morning swims and talk of famous blues musicians last week in Lough Erne, the temptation is to think it’s all over for the UK’s Presidency of the G8. David Cameron staked his political capital on bringing together leaders to reach agreement on issues as far-ranging as trade, tax, nutrition and Syria, and seemed to return home pleased with the progress that was made. However, holding the G8 presidency isn’t about just one summit, it’s a 12-month long game,...