Co-chair

Declaration de Co-Presidence de la France et du World Resources Institute pour le Partenariat pour un Gouvernement Ouvert

English Version » Octobre 2016 – Septembre 2017 Le Partenariat pour un Gouvernement Ouvert doit produire un impact toujours plus visible et tangible sur la vie des citoyens, sur leur volonté et leur capacité à s’engager dans l’élaboration des décisions qui touchent leur vie quotidienne et à participer à l’action publique. Nous y parviendrons, en élaborant des actions et coopérations concrètes qui nouent de nouvelles alliances entre la société civile et les Etats et gouvernements, en étendant...

France and the World Resources Institute Co-Chair Declaration for OGP

Version Française » October 2016 - September 2017 We aim to ensure that the Open Government Partnership has a tangible impact on the wellbeing of people and their ability to engage in decisions that affect their lives. To achieve this, we will develop innovative tools and partnerships to strengthen the relationship between governments and their people. We will prioritize our efforts on Climate Change and Sustainable Development; Transparency, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, and Digital Commons...

Open Government: The Indonesian Experience

As one of the founding members and the current supporting co-chair of Open Government Partnership, Indonesia has its own experiences dealing with the issues of opening its government. This blog post explores the unique situations and dynamics of open government implementation in Indonesia, with emphases on how it works in the local governments. After the 1998 political reformation (reformasi), the Indonesian people aggressively demanded openness and accountability of their government. Before...

The New UK Co-Chair: A Call for Opening Governance and Engaging with Civil Society

Written by David Banisar and Alan Hudson. David is Senior Legal Counsel of ARTICLE 19, global campaign for free expression and information in London. Alan leads for ONE, the global campaigning organisation, on transparency and accountability. Opening governance on a global scale is increasingly central to ONE’s agenda. @alanhudson1 @article19law At the conclusion of the High Level Conference of the Open Government Partnership in Brazil (17-18th April), the baton of leadership will pass to the...