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OGP in the News - Week of February 19, 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. This week’s OGP news highlighted #opengov innovation at the local level, OGP progress in Spain and Argentina, New Zealand’s record on corruption, and much more. Since launching in September 2015, Madrid’s online citizen participation platform, Decide Madrid, has been replicated and/or adapted in over 50 cities and...

OGP in the News - Week of October 16, 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 media coverage highlighted open government announcements in Madrid, Paraguay, and even non-OGP country Senegal.   Manuela Carmena, mayor of OGP Subnational Pioneer Madrid, called for “crystal clear” transparency from the Spanish capital’s City Council. According an article in ElEconomista.es, Mayor...

OGP in the News - Week of September 25, 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, OGP’s press coverage went local, with many media hits highlighting participants in OGP’s Subnational Pilot Program. Horacio Rodríguez Larreta’s “Proximity to Citizens is Key,” from Trust - the Fight to Win it Back, an OGP collection of essays launched during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, was featured on...

Compromiso de OGP Destacado - Madrid

Piloto Subnacional: Madrid, España Plan de Acción: 2017 Compromiso: Desarrollo de presupuestos participativos En abril, el periódico Financial Times publicó un artículo sobre un escándalo de corrupción en el partido político que estaba al mando en España cuando un veterano del Partido Popular renunció tras las acusaciones hechas a una empresa de aguas de Madrid por el uso indebido de recursos públicos. Ésta no fue la primera vez que los fondos públicos se utilizaron de forma indebida,...

Featured Commitment - Madrid

Subnational Pilot: Madrid, SpainAction Plan: 2017Commitment: Development of participatory budgeting In April, the Financial Times reported that Spain’s ongoing ruling-party corruption scandal had “claimed a new political scalp,” with a Popular Party veteran resigning in the wake of accusations of misuse of public funds at a water company in the Madrid region of Spain. This wasn’t the first time budget funds had been misappropriated, but it hammered in the need for fiscal transparency at...