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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 January 29, 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. From demands for greater transparency in Mexico and Greece, to meetings between leaders of OGP countries, this week’s OGP news covered it all. Grupo Milenio announced that Mexico’s National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) has asked the Attorney General to publicly...

OGP in the News - Week of January 22, 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. Delving into the open government record of Georgia, New Zealand, the United States, and more, this week’s OGP media coverage was concentrated in the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions.    The latest piece in OGP’s GovInsider partnership series came from Georgian Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani. As Georgia...

OGP in the News - #OGPArgentina and Beyond

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. Many of our friends in the open government community flocked to Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, to attend the OGP Americas Regional Meeting on November 21-22. With over 1500 attendees, and speeches by Argentine President Mauricio Macri, Mayor of Buenos Aires, Horacio Larreta, OECD Deputy Secretary-General, Mari Kiviniemi, and...

Кыргызская Республика присоединилась к Партнерству "Открытое правительство"

English » Международная инициатива Партнерство "Открытое правительство” (OGP) с радостью объявляет, что Кыргызская Республика стала первой страной в Центральной Азии, которая присоединилась к данной инициативе.  Партнерство "Открытое правительство” представляет собой международную платформу, объединяющую 74 государства и 15 субнациональных (региональных) правительств.  OGP - это многосторонняя инициатива, направленная на реализацию обязательств правительств по обеспечению...

Kyrgyz Republic Joins the Open Government Partnership

на русском » BISHKEK, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC - November 21, 2017 - The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is excited to announce the Kyrgyz Republic has become first country in Central Asia to join the partnership, an international platform of 74 countries and 15 subnational governments. OGP is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. OGP...

It's Time to Take Environmental Costs Into Account

The dangers of fiscal opacity in the extractive sector are well known: corruption, mismanagement and waste. Resource revenues might be poured into pet projects rather than to where society needs it most, while companies underpay on their taxes. But what happens when environmental information remains hidden? The results are no less dramatic, and no less harmful. Environmental effects lie at the heart of whether a community -- and indeed country -- benefits from extraction. They also affect...

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...

2014 OGP Eligibility Criteria

The OGP Eligibility Criteria update for 2014 has now been released. Many countries saw their scores change over the last year. Some adjustments in scores were a result of greater availability of data from the independent sources for the scoring, or due to a revision in the scoring metric itself. The scoring of the asset disclosure metric was revised this year by the OGP Steering Committee on the recommendation of the World Bank. The revised metric is a more straightforward assessment of...

Around the world in 80 links: News from the parliamentary monitoring community

Originally posted on on 22 March 2013 on OpeningParliament.org During an OpeningParliament Google Hangout, Markus Schmidt discussed his study of the performance of the German, Swiss and Austrian parliaments against the Declaration on Parliamentary Openness. During the session, German PMOs began planning to conduct joint advocacy using the study and the Declaration to create a workplan that Bundestag staffers can follow to open parliamentary data. In Mexico last week, it was announced that...