Francois Hollande

What Does it Mean When Heads of State Talk About OGP?

I don’t think I’ll ever get over the excitement of hearing a sitting Head of State promote OGP on the public stage. This was the case earlier this month in France, when President Hollande signed his country’s new National Action Plan in the presence of his guest, Mexican President Peña Nieto. And it happened again over the weekend, when US President Obama, joining Kenya President Kenyatta, spoke of leveraging OGP in order to promote the rule of law. Remise Plan OGP.JPG...

Mexico To Lead Open Government Partnership -- Press Release

Global Organization Recognizes Mexico's Leadership on Government Transparency and Digital Democracy For immediate release NEW YORK -- Mexico today assumed the chairmanship of the Open Government Partnership in a ceremony at the United Nations. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto was joined by other world leaders and heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande, at today's meeting of the Open Government Partnership. Mexico is the first Latin...