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OGP in the News - Week of March 12, 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 global OGP media coverage followed conversations about anti-corruption measures in Mexico, the next #ArgentinaAbierta forum, the history of open government in Indonesian regency Bojonegoro, and more.    Describing the “devastating” effect of corruption on countries’ economic and social landscape,...

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 - Week of January 1, 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. The end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 saw OGP news out of Nigeria, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and even non-OGP participant Morocco.   2017 closed on a somewhat less than festive note in Nigeria, where the holiday season was marked by a massive petrol shortage. Extrapolating on inequality within Nigeria’s oil sector,...

OGP in the News - Week of December 11, 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. The main theme of this week’s global media coverage of OGP was, of course, the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (APLF2017). Bringing together some 200 high-level government officials, ministers, local government leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and development partners, the Asia Pacific Leaders...

OGP in the News - Week of December 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. Between last month’s OGP Americas Regional Meeting and the upcoming Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government, this week’s OGP global media coverage remained strong.    “Sometimes you need to get away to find people who will appreciate you.” That was how CBC News described Canadian Treasury Board President Scott...

Representatives of the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee Visit Mexico City

October 18, 2017 - Mexico City, Mexico - On October 19-20, 2017, members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Steering Committee and of the Support Unit will travel to Mexico City as part of an information gathering process following the withdrawal of civil society from the OGP Technical Tripartite Secretariat in Mexico. During June’s Steering Committee (SC) meeting, the body expressed its support for all Mexican stakeholders, and resolved to appoint two representatives, one from...

OGP in the News - Week of October 9, 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. OGP had several big announcements this week, and the world noticed! Adding new expertise to drive forward the open government movement, OGP was honored to announce four visionary women hailing from every corner of the world as OGP Ambassadors. Mexican news outlet Proceso covered the announcement, noting that Alicia Bárcena,...

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...

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